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Missouri House OKs Broad Access to Heroin Overdose

Supporters say a measure to allow more access to an easy-to-use treatment for heroin and other opioid drug overdoses would save lives.

04/13/2015

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Victim Revived After Reported Heroin Overdose in St. Peters

The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.

03/31/2015

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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”

02/03/2015

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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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