Heroin

(Amity Shedd/KMOX)

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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Experts: Missouri Lacks Key to Prevention of Heroin Use

Springfield Police took possession of more than three times that amount heroin in 2014, compared to 2013.

07/16/2015

The Salvation Army's Midland Division breaks ground on a $6 million addiction treatment facility in midtown St. Louis on June 25, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Salvation Army Breaks Ground on Addiction Treatment Center

Six million dollar facility is expected to open during the summer of 2016

06/25/2015

Natalie Williams (Courtesy of the SLMPD)

St. Louis Officer Arrested After Guns, Drugs Found in Search

A St. Louis police officer has been arrested after the FBI and department find guns, heroin and a large amount of cash during a search of a location in the 4500 block of Page Avenue on Tuesday.

06/24/2015

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TIAM Sunday June 14th

Heroin. Help for Women and Children. The Muny and the Flag!

06/14/2015

(Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

50 Arrested, Over 34,000 Dosage Units in Heroin Takedown

St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar announced Wednesday the arrests of over 50 individuals in a major heroin takedown.

06/10/2015

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Police: Rolla Reports 6 Heroin Overdoes, 1 Death in 24 Hours

Jared Opsal with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse says this batch of heroin could have a much higher purity level.

06/09/2015

Amber Lynn Strong. (St. Charles County Corrections.)

Woman Accused of Overdosing on Heroin While Making Pizza for Kids

Authorities allege a 29-year-old woman was making dinner for her children when she passed out from heroin.

06/04/2015

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Heroin Abuse Bill

Gov. Rauner’s spokeswoman wouldn’t say if he’ll sign it

05/30/2015

(Courtesy of the St. Louis Police Department)

Police: Woman Was Using Heroin While Driving With Child

A woman appeared in court Friday on multiple charges after authorities allege she crashed into the median of an interstate highway in St. Louis with a syringe of heroin still in her arm and her 3-year-old child in the back seat.

05/22/2015

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