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June 11, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fifteen people are accused of federal crimes for allegedly bringing cocaine, heroin and fentanyl from Houston and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and distributing it in the St. Louis area. The indictments were announced Tuesday by the U.S. attorney’s office in St. Louis. Six of the...
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MIAMI, FL - MAY 10: In this photo illustration, capsules of the drug Kratom are seen on May 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The herbal supplement is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of the kratom plant and it's been reported that people are using the supplement to get high and some states are banning the supplement. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
June 06, 2019 - 2:28 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Kratom is becoming a controversial substance in these parts. Now, St. Louis County Council members are wondering if they need to ban the herbal supplement from Asia or at least decide on rules for its sale. "A year ago, we started talking about this with one of our...
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Pure methamphetamine in rock from, known as ice, was photographed at the DEA's North Central Laboratory in Chicago.
(Photo by Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
April 22, 2019 - 12:21 pm
(KMOX) - While opioids continue getting many of the headlines, and deservedly so, an old scourge is making a big comeback in southern Illinois. "We're really starting to see in the last year or so," says Gateway Foundation of Carbondale Executive Director A'nna Jurch, "an increase in...
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(Missouri Highway Patrol)
April 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
KINGDOM CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - Police say a bag of meth weighing 5.8-pounds is off the streets. The drugs were found during a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol along Interstate-70 in Callaway County, Monday. They say the bag of meth had a street value of $217,723.20. A police report...
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Blue meth found in Litchfield IL
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March 19, 2019 - 10:34 am
LITCHFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - Police in a small Metro East town are warning residents about a bag of blue meth discovered in the area – which resembles a drug made famous in a popular TV show. In Litchfield, Ill., about 50 miles northeast of St. Louis, police say they seized about 10 grams of...
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(Wood Rivers Police)
February 28, 2019 - 11:38 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) updated at 12:45 p.m. - Wood River Police say the 19-month-old child was found just before noon, Thursday. The missing vehicle and woman who was last seen with the child were also found by police. There is no word on the condition of the child or the woman. KMOX's earlier reporting...
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© Jack Gruber/USA TODAY staff
February 27, 2019 - 9:44 am
HILLSBORO, Mo. (KMOX) — Think the scourge of methamphetamine has passed? Police say no, but something has changed. That something is how it's manufactured. Sgt. Tony Dennis with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says several years ago, making meth was a "mom and pop" cooking operation. "...
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The mesh fence is patched where drug smugglers cut it open and drove a vehicle o
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January 31, 2019 - 1:12 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in a recent report that fentanyl is now the drug most often involved in fatal overdoses across the country.
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