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Former Hillsdale Police Lieutenant, Officer Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Charges

The two agreed to assist a suspected drug dealer in robbing a drug courier of an amount of heroin.

08/08/2014

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Coroner: 2 Recent Deaths Drug-Related Accidents

48 year old man, 42 year old woman died in separate drug-related deaths in May.

07/19/2014

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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.

07/10/2014

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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

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Former Judge to Serve Sentence in Florida

One-time St. Clair County circuit judge Michael Cook was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and guns last year, shortly after the death of fellow judge Joe Christ.

05/28/2014

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Bill Would Allow Responders Give Overdose Antidote

Missouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor’s desk.

05/28/2014

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Documentary Takes Deep Look at Heroin Problem in St. Louis

Anatomy of an Overdose, a new documentary produced locally, is the latest tool to fight against the heroin scourge, which doesn’t seem to be abating.

05/23/2014

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Rolla Police Chief Warns Of Bad Batch Of Heroin

A Missouri police chief is warning of an especially potent batch of heroin that might be to blame for six overdoses and one death in a 24-hour period recently in his town of about 20,000 residents.

05/01/2014

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Disgraced Illinois Judge Awaits Prison Assignment

Michael Cook is getting time to square away things before serving a two-year sentence on heroin and gun convictions.

04/07/2014

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