Last of 3 Fugitives in Detroit Drug Case Captured in St. Louis

Earnest Proge Jr., 38, was captured Wednesday in the St. Louis area.


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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.


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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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.



Hillsdale Cops Indicted on Drug Charges

FBI agents arrested Raymond Stephens & Parrish Swanson on Friday for conspiring in a heroin deal.


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Are We Tuning Out Warnings About Deadly Heroin?

There wasn’t any real decline in heroin overdose deaths in 2013 from the previous year.



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, March 11th – Dr. Theodore Cicero on Heroin Use; Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar on Aesthetics and Solar Panels; WSJ’s John Emshwiller on Bridgeton Landfill and the EPA; Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and UMSL Dr. Marty Rochester on One Unified School District for STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun frm the South by Southwest Interactive Festival

Charlie and Debbie talk with Wash U Professor Theodore Cicero about heroin use; with Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar; with WSJ’s John Emshwiller about the Bridgeton Landfill; and with Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; Charlie talks with STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and with UMSL’s Prof. Marty Rochester about the possibility of one unified school district in STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX Reporter Michael Calhoun from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX.