17-Month-Old The Latest Victim of Area's Opioid Epidemic"I would have to say that, if Narcan had to be used several times on a 17-month-old child, in my opinion, that child was in grave danger," Lakin says.
Missouri Advances Bill Pushing Medical Help for OverdosesIt says that people can't be penalized for seeking medical assistance for an overdose if they possess small amounts of drugs or are in violation of probation, parole or a restraining order.
Dozens in Downtown Homeless Community Overdose on K-2St. Louis EMS crews normally respond to 10 to 12 overdose calls per day.
Fighting to Lower Drug Overdose DeathsTwo bills before city board of aldermen address wave of drug overdoses.
Middle-Aged Women Experiencing Increase in Death from Painkiller OverdoseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says approximately 18 women die everyday from a painkiller overdose.
St. Clair County Judge Accused of Heroin Possession Resigns An Illinois judge whose colleague died of a cocaine overdose while the two were on a hunting trip resigned Wednesday.
Heroin Suspected in St. Charles County DeathsPolice found the bodies of 40-year-old Tabitha Miller and 38-year-old Gary Gibbons on Friday.
20-Year-Old's Death a Mystery In Fairview HeightsFirst responders who arrived at 20 Kassing Drive early Sunday found Jennifer Herling of Collinsville lying unconscious.
Police: Belleville Couple Died from Drug OverdosesCoroner doesn't suspect foul play.
Man Charged With murder After Family Member Overdose A southwest Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder after his niece overdosed on heroin
Police Expect Charges in Woman's Drug DeathThe body of Jessica Williams was found March 19 in Washington Park.
Missouri Man Professing To Be God Died From Bath Salts An autopsy found that a southwest Missouri man who died after a confrontation with police had used a synthetic compound known as bath salts.

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