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Metro East Police Assistance Team Launched to Eliminate Gang Crime

So-called “hybrid” versions of well-established gangs from big cities like Los Angeles and Chicago have set up shop in the Metro East.

10/07/2014

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Missouri Couple Takes ‘Selfie’ With Friend’s Dead Body

A man and woman have been charged after taking a selfie with the corpse of an overdosed friend.

08/31/2014

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Last of 3 Fugitives in Detroit Drug Case Captured in St. Louis

Earnest Proge Jr., 38, was captured Wednesday in the St. Louis area.

06/19/2014

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Why Are Drug Users Switching to Heroin?

A new Washington University study attempts to find out why drug abusers are switching to heroin.

05/29/2014

SAN DIEGO - 1987:  Wide receiver Roy Green #81 of the St. Louis Cardinals catches a pass during a 1987 NFL game against the San Diego Chargers at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo: Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs

Former St. Louis Cardinals wide-receiver Roy Green is among a group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers.

05/20/2014

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Study: War on Drugs Does More Harm than Good

A new study claims the prohibition of drugs has fueled a worldwide black market worth $300 billion—an economic force that can’t be stopped.

05/07/2014

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Prosecutors Review Toddler’s Overdose Death

An autopsy found that Carson Swyres of House Springs died of morphine intoxication and also had methamphetamine, opiates and other drugs in his system.

04/25/2014

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Cause of Teen’s Death at Crystal City Concert Unknown

The 22-year-old from O’Fallon, Mo. collapsed outside the Crystal City Underground following a concert that started Saturday night, and ended around 4:00 a.m. Sunday.

04/09/2014

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Missouri No Longer U.S. Meth Capital

After more than a decade on top, Missouri has lost its claim as the meth capital of the U.S.A.

03/19/2014

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Missouri DWI Checkpoint Yields 10 Meth Arrests

A police checkpoint aimed at drunken drivers on St. Patrick’s Day instead snared 10 people suspected of possessing methamphetamine.

03/19/2014

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