Seven Facing Meth Distribution Charges in Franklin CountyNarcotics investigators in eastern Missouri's Franklin County believe they've broken up a major methamphetamine distribution ring with the arrests of several people.
Springfield, Mo. Inundated by High-grade Marijuana from ColoradoNarcotics investigators in Springfield say the city is seeing an influx of higher-grade marijuana from states where the drug is legal, particularly Colorado.
Authorities Successful in Franklin County Drug BustThe arrest led to a building where a veritable drug smorgasbord was uncovered, including seven pounds of meth, half-pound of raw heroin, a pound of marijuana, numerous prescription narcotics, and synthetic drugs.
Blunt Makes Stop in St. Louis, Speaks to Officers About Narcotics, Parole PoliciesU.S. Sen. Roy Blunt capped off a trip around the state to speak with law enforcement officials in St. Louis on Monday afternoon. The conversations he had with the heads of several local police forces had little to do with Ferguson unrest.
Chicago Mayor Lobbying for State to Ease Up on Certain Drug OffensesThe mayor and police superintendent in Chicago are sounding like crusaders for decriminalization of narcotics.
Study: Missouri Prescribes More Painkillers Than IllinoisA new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.
Study: Opiods Are Over-PrescribedExpress Scripts found out the top five percent of opiod prescsribers write 40 percent of all U.S. narcotics prescriptions.
Bill Would Allow Responders Give Overdose AntidoteMissouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor's desk.
Mexican National Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Re-EntryFausto 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.
2 Police Involved ShootingsAn armed suspect was shot and killed by St. Louis Police officers.
Man Found Shot in Street Dies of WoundA man found in the middle of a north St Louis street-shot in the head-has died from his wound.
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