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Heroin

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

09/30/2013

Teen Vogue Features Local Heroin Tragedy

“Students are the ones that need to be educated and yes, scared to death of touching this drug and others, you know?” Pam Jones says.

09/18/2013

Jeannie Gore (R) lost a son to a heroin overdose. She attended a Heroin Kills rally in St. Louis on Saturday, May 19, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Heroin Abuse Group Focuses on Doctors, Junior High

Over the last six-and-a-half years, 1,645 people in the St. Louis area have died of heroin overdoses, a figure the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse calls “pretty horrifying.”

07/23/2013

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Meet the Midwest’s New Heroin Users: Suburban Adults

“Regions that have never been affected by heroin overdose deaths are now seeing a large number of them because the user population is expanding dramatically,” says the DEA’s James Schroba.

07/22/2013

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Alton Woman Charged in Heroin Death

Mary Ellen Johnson could get 30 years in prison if convicted

07/15/2013

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

2 Men Indicted in St. Clair County Drug Scandal

Sean D. McGilvery and James D. Fogarty were indicted Tuesday on drug charges.

06/19/2013

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37 Heroin Capsules Seized in Illinois Traffic Stop

An Illinois State Police routine traffic stop leads to a heroin seizure.

06/19/2013

Justice

Prosecutors Oppose Release of Suspect in Judge Scandal

Assistant U.S. Attorney James L. Porter said Wednesday the 34-year-old McGilvery is a danger to the community and could intimidate witnesses.

06/13/2013

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East St. Louis Man Admits Role in Deadly Heroin Overdose

Thirty-year-old Joseph Robinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing the drug that authorities say killed 22-year-old Donnie Bauman.

05/30/2013

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St. Clair County Judge Accused of Heroin Possession Resigns

An Illinois judge whose colleague died of a cocaine overdose while the two were on a hunting trip resigned Wednesday.

05/29/2013

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