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Missouri Couple Takes ‘Selfie’ With Friend’s Dead Body

A man and woman have been charged after taking a selfie with the corpse of an overdosed friend.

08/31/2014

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Prosecutors Review Toddler’s Overdose Death

An autopsy found that Carson Swyres of House Springs died of morphine intoxication and also had methamphetamine, opiates and other drugs in his system.

04/25/2014

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Are We Tuning Out Warnings About Deadly Heroin?

There wasn’t any real decline in heroin overdose deaths in 2013 from the previous year.

03/17/2014

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)

Coulterville Police Trained to Save Lives

The small town of Coulterville, Illinois is arming its police officers with some cutting edge technology that has been proven to save lives.

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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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

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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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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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19-year-old Charged in Overdose Death

Investigators believe she gave the victim heroin two hours before he died.

03/25/2013

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Police ID Suspected Heroin Overdose Victim

Kenneth Harris Jr.’s body was found Tuesday in a car parked in a bay of a car wash in Wood River.

03/08/2013

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