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Area Law Enforcement Working to Combat Heroin

“We see a lot more heroin use now, a lot more heroin overdoes than we used to,” says ER physician Dr. Cassandra Haddox of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South County.


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Police: Man Bought Son Heroin, Let Him Die of Overdose

A Bonne Terre man is accused of providing his son with a deadly dose of heroin, and then preventing anyone from calling for help while he was dying.


Man Charged in Heroin Overdose Death

Brian Petty faces up to 30 years in prison


Man Charged With murder After Family Member Overdose

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


Dozens turn out for a Heroin Kills rally along North Kingshighway in St. Louis on May 19, 2012. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Mother Asking For Further Probe Into Son’s Heroin Death

Dozens attended a rally Saturday in St. Louis organized by Chris Duren of Red Bud, Illlinois.


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Heroin Takes Life of Edwardsville Woman

Amanda Gerhardt was found unconscious on the bathroom floor in her boyfriend’s Collinsville home.


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Heroin Overdose Death Results in Life Sentence

Federal prosecutor calls the convicted man a “cold blooded murderer.”


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