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Michael Heard

Father Fights Heroin with Personal Story

With heroin deaths on the rise, Tom Heard tells his story to parents, hoping to prevent more tragedies.

07/22/2011

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Warning to Parents About “Lazy Cakes”

Contains large dose of melatonin, which can cause drowsiness, lethargy.

05/17/2011

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St. Louis May Ban Deadly Bath Salts

City leaders want to outlaw bath salts linked to overdose deaths nationwide.

05/09/2011

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UPDATE: First ‘Bath Salts’ Overdose Death in Alton

A crackdown on a key hallucinogenic substance in “bath salts” were passed by Illinois’ House last month and awaits Senate action.

04/28/2011

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Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Fatal Heroin Overdose

The man sold heroin and cocaine to a University of Missouri student who later died.

04/21/2011

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UPDATE: Busch Agrees to Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit

Ex-brewing king agrees to pay $1.5 million in connection with girlfriend’s death

04/20/2011

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New Metro East Effort to Fight Heroin

Local, state and federal officals team up to curb growing number of overdose deaths

03/17/2011

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Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty

The former chairman and CEO of St. Louis-based KV Pharmaceutical Co. was fined $1 million after pleading guilty Thursday to misdemeanor counts related to manufacturing oversized tablets of a pain-relief drug called morphine sulfate.

03/11/2011

Cremation may complicate investigation of Busch girlfriend's death

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)__The St. Louis County Medical Examiner has more to say about what we may — or may not — learn from the autopsy of August Busch the IV’s girlfriend.

01/05/2011

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