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.
Earnest Proge Jr., 38, was captured Wednesday in the St. Louis area.
A new Washington University study attempts to find out why drug abusers are switching to heroin.
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.
Missouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor’s desk.
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.
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.
Michael Cook is getting time to square away things before serving a two-year sentence on heroin and gun convictions.
FBI agents arrested Raymond Stephens & Parrish Swanson on Friday for conspiring in a heroin deal.
There wasn’t any real decline in heroin overdose deaths in 2013 from the previous year.