Recent Rash of Overdose Deaths

Five overdose deaths in the Metro East may be linked.



Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates’ Rx Drug Abuse

A film focused on exposing teen prescription drug abuse will be screened in St. Louis.


Three Madison County Heroin Deaths

Coroner says victims found in separate locations late Thursday & early Friday.


State Reps Cracking Down on Heroin Abuse

A group of Republicans in the Illinois House are looking to attack the issue of heroin abuse.


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Mother and Son Drug Dealers Sentenced in Heroin Deaths

Authorities say two women overdosed on heroin and died last year due to acts committed by Deborah Perkins and Douglas Oliver.


St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says he's not afraid new board might try to fire him

St. Louis County Police Chief Wants Heroin Antidote in Squad Cars

With 55 heroin deaths thus far this year in the county, Chief Tim Fitch wants officers equipped with a heroin antidote nasal spray they could use to revive overdose victims.


Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Convicted Killer Seeks New Trial After Judge is Accused of Heroin Use

Judge Cook was arrested two months after the trial on charges of possessing heroin and a having a gun while on controlled substances.


Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Prosecutors: Man Sold Heroin to St. Clair Co. Judge Almost Daily

Prosecutors say Michael Cook was a St. Clair County circuit judge when he got heroin from Sean McGilvery “on an almost daily basis.”


Expert: Flesh-Eating ‘Zombie’ Drug Not Likely Coming to St. Louis

It’s called Krokodil — an extremely addictive form of heroin that can be easily cooked up in someone’s home like meth.


Fairview Heights Man Gets 20 Years in Heroin Case

Joseph L Robinson pled guilty to selling two buttons of heroin to a man who then overdosed





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