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DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - JUNE 17:  Broward Sheriff's Office deputy Greg Edlund runs his K-9 dog, Hoover, over a stolen car for any signs of drugs, including the a drug known as Flakka, on June 17, 2015 in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  The Sheriff's Office is on the front lines to keep people from the drug, categorized as a bath salts, which has become an epidemic among users because the cheap synthetic drug made in overseas pharmaceutical plants can be swallowed in capsule form, snorted, injected, or smoked via an e-cigarette. Some of the effects of the drug include body overheating, a heightened sense of euphoria and greater propensity for uncontrollable violence.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Hallucinogenic Drug ‘Flakka’ May be in St. Louis

The synthetic stimulant is a cousin of bath salt and has led to violent episodes and suicides.

07/14/2015

Karen M. Brinkley

Investigators: Remains Belong to Woman Killed Months Ago

Karen M. Brinkley confessed to strangling the victim in February in her probable cause statement.

07/14/2015

Dangerous hot weather grips center of U.S.

Heat Advisory Issued, Heat Index to 105 Degrees

Reminder to protect yourself from heat exhaustion with high temperatures expected throughout the week.

07/14/2015

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St. Louis Police Officer Shot; Police Searching for 4 Suspects

A St. Louis police officer was shot Tuesday morning and the suspects are at large.

07/14/2015

<>  during the final round of the John Deere Classic held at TPC Deere Run on July 12, 2015 in Silvis, Illinois.

Zach Johnson Gets A Little Scared At Fan Prank

By David Heim  Zach Johnson was in the midst of a pretty solid day at the John Deere Classic Sunday–tied for third to be exact. But then, this happened on the 16th green. After what turned […]

07/13/2015

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Better Life Through Chemistry. Not. (Or, I Really Miss Toothpaste)

Minty fresh breath. Of all the things I’ve had to ban from my life over the past several months, I didn’t expect toothpaste to be the thing I miss the most. Why on Earth give up toothpaste, you ask?

07/09/2015

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Some Concerns About Coal Ash Landfill Answered, Not All

Residents living near the site of a planned landfill for coal waste say some of their concerns have been answered with the passage of new zoning regulations Tuesday — but not all.

07/08/2015

Elyse J. Mamino

Belleville Woman Pleads Guilty in Newborn Son’s Suffocation

This is the second time she was convicted of killing her newborn child.

07/02/2015

Metropolitan Taxicab Commission chairman Louis Hamilton (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Taxicab Commission Chair Says Uber Outrage is ‘White Privilege’

Louis Hamilton says he can’t compromise on background checks as a matter of Missouri state law.

07/02/2015

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