“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.”
“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.
The two agreed to assist a suspected drug dealer in robbing a drug courier of an amount of heroin.
48 year old man, 42 year old woman died in separate drug-related deaths in May.
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.