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Authorities Say 20-Year-Old Woman Died from Tainted Heroin

A 20-year-old woman is dead after using what authorities say was tainted heroin last week in Franklin County.

08/25/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose Bill

Gov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.

08/24/2015

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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

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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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