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Fenton Dentist Pleads Guilty In Drug Deceit Case

Prosecutors say Dr. Kurt Morgester stockpiled Oxycodone for himself while using patient names.

02/07/2014

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Judge: Mo. Technical College’s Drug Testing Unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey in Jefferson City on Friday sided with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued Linn State Technical College on behalf of six students.

09/13/2013

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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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Judge Again Orders Stop To Mo. Campus Drug Tests

The lawsuit claims the program violates students’ Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful searches and seizures.

03/22/2013

Couple Charged After Infant Died of Oxycodone Overdose

An eastern Missouri man and woman are facing criminal charges after an infant under their care died of a drug overdose.

09/20/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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DEA Fears Increasing Painkiller Abuse In Missouri

It’s the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program

04/06/2012

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Parents May Join Lawsuit Over Death at Busch Home

The parents of a woman who died at the home of August Busch IV may join a wrongful death lawsuit filed on her son’s behalf.

12/27/2011

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Franklin County Doc Facing Drug Charges

Dr. Keith Morris faces multiple felony counts of distribution of Amphetamine Salts, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Alprazolam.

10/11/2011

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Metro East Officials Confront Overdose Deaths

Investigators learn new strategies to combat heroin/Rx drug abuse.

04/01/2011

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