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Potential Life-Saving Drugs Made Available for Patients

Potentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.

08/06/2015

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Local Artist Sells T-Shirts: ‘Shoot Your Local Heroin Dealer’

Brian “B Skan aka Headshot Louie” Stringer is using a shocking message with hopes to make a difference.

07/28/2015

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Monroe County Police K-9 ‘Sari’ Dies

Sari was scheduled to retire Aug. 1 but died after her shift ended July 20.

07/21/2015

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20:  Packages of "No-Doz" caffeine tablets are shown May 20, 2005 in Sydney Australia. Several high-profile athletes in Australia have admitted taking the tablets to boost performance after the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) removed them from the banned list at the start of last year. The director-general of WADA David Howman said that taking caffeine tablets to boost performance is "bordering on cheating" even though the use of the pills is no longer banned.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Death From Caffeine Powder Prompts New Laws in Illinois

A state Senator says one teaspoon of caffeine powder is like 25 cups of coffee.

07/17/2015

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Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier Secret

National news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.

07/17/2015

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Three Men Charged with LA-to-St. Louis Drug Flight Scheme

An airline clerk and two other men have been charged with a scheme to ship drugs from Los Angeles to the St. Louis area aboard commercial airlines.

07/15/2015

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

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Ill. Marshals on Constant Search for Wanted Persons

Records from the U.S. Marshals show drugs and weapons are the leading categories of arrests.

06/30/2015

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Authorities Successful in Franklin County Drug Bust

The arrest led to a building where a veritable drug smorgasbord was uncovered, including seven pounds of meth, half-pound of raw heroin, a pound of marijuana, numerous prescription narcotics, and synthetic drugs.

05/08/2015

Dorian Johnson, 22, leaves the funeral of friend Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on August 25, 2014. Johnson was with Brown when he was shot by a white Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. The shooting led to several nights of looting, arrests and heavy police presence.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Michael Brown’s Friend Who Filed Lawsuit is Arrested, Charged

Johnson, best known as Michael Brown’s friend who was walking with him moments before Brown was shot and killed, was arrested Wednesday and charged Thursday for resisting arrest.

05/07/2015

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