Drug Overdose

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Middle-Aged Women Experiencing Increase in Death from Painkiller Overdose

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says approximately 18 women die everyday from a painkiller overdose.

07/03/2013

St. Clair County Judge Accused of Heroin Possession Resigns

An Illinois judge whose colleague died of a cocaine overdose while the two were on a hunting trip resigned Wednesday.

05/29/2013

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Heroin Suspected in St. Charles County Deaths

Police found the bodies of 40-year-old Tabitha Miller and 38-year-old Gary Gibbons on Friday.

11/02/2012

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20-Year-Old’s Death a Mystery In Fairview Heights

First responders who arrived at 20 Kassing Drive early Sunday found Jennifer Herling of Collinsville lying unconscious.

10/02/2012

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Police: Belleville Couple Died from Drug Overdoses

Coroner doesn’t suspect foul play.

06/12/2012

Man Charged With murder After Family Member Overdose

A southwest Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder after his niece overdosed on heroin

06/11/2012

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Police Expect Charges in Woman’s Drug Death

The body of Jessica Williams was found March 19 in Washington Park.

05/24/2012

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Missouri Man Professing To Be God Died From Bath Salts

An autopsy found that a southwest Missouri man who died after a confrontation with police had used a synthetic compound known as bath salts.

04/02/2012

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Belleville Couple’s Death Ruled Drug Overdose

A man and a woman whose bodies were found in a Belleville home January died from accidental drug overdoses.

03/15/2012

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