Police in the Duluth area say three people recently have died of drug overdoses.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the theft of about 1,800 potent prescription pills and pain patches that are connected to a drug overdose in Stevens County. The medications, including some oral solutions, were stolen last Tuesday from Samuelson’s Drug Store in Starbuck.
Prosecutors have charged a northern Minnesota man with murder in his wife’s drug overdose death.
Two adults and three juveniles have been charged in connection to a Woodbury teen’s death earlier this year, the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
The news of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s untimely death sent a shock wave through social media Sunday — and re-opened the dialogue of drug abuse and addiction.
Three teenagers face murder charges after a girl overdosed at a Woodbury, Minn. home last weekend. Woodbury Police responded to a home located on the 3000 block of Commonwealth Avenue at 9:10 a.m. Saturday morning after someone reported a 17-year-old girl who was unresponsive.
A 21-year-old Oakdale woman is accused of providing methadone to a 23-year-old man who overdosed and died on Aug. 1, 2012.
A North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen.
Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in death.
A 32-year-old Rogers woman has been charged with two felonies after her 32-year-old boyfriend died of a drug overdose back in February, according to authorities.
An Owatonna nursing home is being charged with neglect after a patient was mistakenly given too much of an anti-anxiety medication, died and the facility didn’t recognize the overdose until two days later.
A man who was arrested in St. Paul on Oct. 6 after a disturbance and subsequently collapsed died of an overdose of methamphetamine, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Thursday.
The murder trial of a 21-year-old man who allegedly provided a synthetic drug that led to a fatal overdose at a party in Blaine is being postponed because final autopsy results on the victim are still pending.
An Owatonna man who sued a Mower County sheriff’s sergeant alleging excessive force during his arrest has died.
Funeral services are being held for the Coon Rapids man who died last week after inhaling a synthetic drug.
It’s known by several names including: 2 C-E and Europa. Officials say you can buy the drug online legally, and it has the same effect as the drug Ecstasy. Wednesday night it was responsible for the death of a 19-year-old man and the hospitalization of 10 other young people in Blaine.