Local Doctors Recommend Prescribing Fewer Opioids After SurgeryThe numbers are staggering - more than 28,000 people died last year from accidental opioid overdose.
St. Charles County Man Admits Selling Teen Fatal Heroin Dose
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Local Artist Sells T-Shirts: 'Shoot Your Local Heroin Dealer'Brian "B Skan aka Headshot Louie" Stringer is using a shocking message with hopes to make a difference.
50 Arrested, Over 34,000 Dosage Units in Heroin TakedownSt. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar announced Wednesday the arrests of over 50 individuals in a major heroin takedown.
Police: Rolla Reports 6 Heroin Overdoes, 1 Death in 24 HoursJared Opsal with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse says this batch of heroin could have a much higher purity level.
Woman Accused of Overdosing on Heroin While Making Pizza for KidsAuthorities allege a 29-year-old woman was making dinner for her children when she passed out from heroin.
Missouri House OKs Broad Access to Heroin OverdoseSupporters say a measure to allow more access to an easy-to-use treatment for heroin and other opioid drug overdoses would save lives.
Victim Revived After Reported Heroin Overdose in St. PetersThe Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.
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."
Missouri Couple Takes 'Selfie' With Friend's Dead BodyA man and woman have been charged after taking a selfie with the corpse of an overdosed friend.
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.

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