Heroin

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Heroin Public Hearing Focuses on “Raging Epidemic”

The region’s heroin epidemic is the subject of a public hearing in Edwardswille.

03/07/2014

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Heroin Summit: St. Louis is the Problem

St. Louis Police participated in the heroin summit in Madison County, Illinois — facing criticism that the city has become a hotbed of heroin dealing that is flooding the region with the drug.

02/28/2014

Heroin Overdose Prompts Summit In Madison County

After a rash of deaths due to heroin overdose in Madison County, St. Louis Police are becoming involved in this week’s heroin summit.

02/24/2014

Recent Rash of Overdose Deaths

Five overdose deaths in the Metro East may be linked.

02/19/2014

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Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates’ Rx Drug Abuse

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

02/18/2014

Three Madison County Heroin Deaths

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

02/15/2014

State Reps Cracking Down on Heroin Abuse

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

02/14/2014

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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.

12/06/2013

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.

10/31/2013

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.

10/30/2013

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