Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs Bills on Access to MedicinesAimed at expanding access to cheaper types of certain medicines and ensuring patients can take whatever drug works best for them, no matter the cost.
Drug Blamed for Prince's Death Spreading on St. Louis-Area StreetsFentanyl, often mixed with heroin, is blamed for nine deaths in St. Louis County so far in 2016.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Users Deal with Gray AreaAn employee can take medicine to relive pain, or stay focused on the job, but can Illinois residents be high on medical marijuana at work?
St. Louis Prescription Drug Database Signed Into LawWill work with St. Louis County program.
Oversight Board Investigates Home Raid in DogtownThe Civilian Oversight Board and police internal affairs are investigating.
Reporter Criticizes Police Response to Downtown Drug ActivityA resident of the Park Pacific apartments is complaining about the police response to his complaints about apparent drug dealing outside his window, in the park across from the main library downtown.
Local DEA Pushes Bill for Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramSpecial Agent in charge James Shroba says the bill would save lives in St. Louis.
Man High on Heroin Injures Family of 3 Crossing RoadA man reportedly high on heroin hit a family of three, including a small child, crossing the street in St. Ann Tuesday afternoon.
Police: Prescription Drug Addictions Cause St. Louis' Heroin RiseSt. Louis County police detective says four-of-five people who are addicted to heroin admitted they started using prescription pain-killers.
Drones Used To Deliver Drugs To Prison Yards ``It's like anything, new technology brings new problems.''
Madison County Heroin Deaths Up, Overall Drug Deaths DownThe number of heroin-related deaths in Madison County nearly doubled in 2015
Franklin County Police Track a New Form of Heroin"Heroin that we're seeing sold these days, often called on the street 'beans,' but it's capsules."

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