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Detectives Search for Explanation into Schweich’s Death

Clayton Police Chief Kevin Murphy says while Schweich left no suicide note “on paper” at his Clayton home, detectives continue to search his electronic devices for any possible note or explanation into the shooting.

03/02/2015

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Elementary School Principal Accused of Dealing Heroin

Joshua Foust, 33, resigned from A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal after drugs were allegedly found at his home.

02/18/2015

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Factors Behind Sharp Rise in St. Louis Murder Rate

The St. Louis murder total for the year is nearing 150 – a 35 percent increase over murders this time last year.

12/10/2014

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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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