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Study: Missouri Prescribes More Painkillers Than Illinois

A new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.

07/03/2014

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Study: Opiods Are Over-Prescribed

Express Scripts found out the top five percent of opiod prescsribers write 40 percent of all U.S. narcotics prescriptions.

06/10/2014

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Bill Would Allow Responders Give Overdose Antidote

Missouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor’s desk.

05/28/2014

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Mexican National Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Re-Entry

Fausto Sotelo-Estrada was sentenced in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Illinois, to a three-year prison term for Illegal Re-Entry by an Aggravated Felon.

04/15/2014

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2 Police Involved Shootings

An armed suspect was shot and killed by St. Louis Police officers.

02/13/2014

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Man Found Shot in Street Dies of Wound

A man found in the middle of a north St Louis street-shot in the head-has died from his wound.

11/16/2013

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Follow Up: Police say Pill Mills Advertising Locally

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Monday, KMOX News told you about “Pill Mills” now popping up in Missouri — clinics that hand out painkillers to anyone with the money to pay. According to one local […]

07/24/2012

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Illinois Crime Fighting Tool Debated

More police would be wearing a wire, under a bill which has been introduced in the state House.

02/06/2012