The Advance-Titan

FIXED: How did this police officer accidentally overdose?

October 28, 2020

“It was during the summer of 2017. It was super hot outside, and we were dispatched to an apartment complex. A male was in a car and wasn’t breathing. I was the first to arrive in a line of squad cars....

FIXED: ‘Thank you for saving my life’

FIXED: 'Thank you for saving my life'
October 28, 2020

The video showed grainy black and white images of a lifeless body lying on the ground as semi-trucks and motorists passed by. White clouds of condensation blew from the officers’ mouths as they moved...

FIXED: Family at the heart of Myron’s recovery

October 7, 2020

Myron Batiste shook his head and laughed at the mugshot showing a sullen man with dead eyes, staring into the void. Wearing his best shirt and tie, Myron was laughing because he is no longer the...

Lacy: ‘Treatment was never going to be enough’

October 7, 2020

Pain and addiction “When my first daughter was 2, I got addicted to opioids. I had never done them before, but then I broke a bone in my foot and I got a kidney infection in the same three-month...

‘Your mother just saved your life’

'Your mother just saved your life'
Kurtis Rodriguez's path to recovery
September 30, 2020

Kurtis Rodriguez only had a few minutes to get ready in his mother’s basement. His father was waiting outside to take him to the Winnebago County Jail for his drug test. Being out on bond sucked....

FIXED: Our Project and the Lessons Learned

September 30, 2020

The FIXED Storytelling Project was intended to have an event on May 5, 2020. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, that event has been canceled. Stories from this project will be published throughout...

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