Drugs Sheriff: New Opioid Program Offers 'Help Not Handcuffs' By Mary Cullen • Aug 1, 2018 Mary Cullen / WGLT The McLean County Sheriff’s Department rolled out a new program Wednesday to tackle the county's opioid epidemic that's taken 78 lives since 2015. Spice In B-N: Cops And Addicts Grapple With A Synthetic Shapeshifter By Ryan Denham • May 15, 2018 Bloomington Police K2. Spice. Black Mamba. Research chemicals. Potpourri. New psychoactive substances. Bloomington Mom Shares Heroin Heartache To Help Others By Colleen Reynolds • Jan 10, 2018 Photo courtesy of Rickielee Benecke Rickielee Benecke tried to make the most out of her Christmas holiday by spending one-on-one time with each of her four grandchildren. It was the only way she could get through what would be an excruciatingly gut-wrenching holiday.