Heroin

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Missouri House OKs Broad Access to Heroin Overdose

Supporters say a measure to allow more access to an easy-to-use treatment for heroin and other opioid drug overdoses would save lives.

04/13/2015

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Victim Revived After Reported Heroin Overdose in St. Peters

The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.

03/31/2015

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Local Filmmaker Makes Heroin Documentary

The hour-long film was financed largely through a successful crowd sourcing campaign that nearly doubled it’s original goal in just over a week.

03/30/2015

St. Louis Police Lt. John Green briefs reporters on highway shootout that left two men dead. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Highway Shootout Leaves Two Dead in Heroin Car

Police are looking for the driver of car abandoned with two dead men.

03/18/2015

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Illinois’ Heroin-Fighting Program Costs $25M

Bipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse

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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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”

02/03/2015

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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.

01/28/2015

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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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