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5 Charged In 17-Year-Old Girl’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.

05/28/2014

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Twin Cities Drug Abuse Expert Reacts To Hoffman’s Death

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.

02/02/2014

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3 Arrested After Woodbury Girl Dies From Drug Overdose

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.

01/16/2014

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Oakdale Woman Charged In Man’s Overdose Death

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.

01/10/2013

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ND Man Pleads Guilty In Synthetic Drug Overdose

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.

08/31/2012

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Woman Charged With Murder After Drug Overdose In Rogers

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.

04/19/2012

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Minn. Nursing Home Charged With Neglect After Patient OD

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.

12/02/2011

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Medical Examiner: Man Died From Meth Overdose

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.

11/10/2011

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Autopsy Results Pending In Synthetic Drug Death

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.

10/28/2011

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Man Who Sued Sheriff Dies Of Drug Overdose

An Owatonna man who sued a Mower County sheriff’s sergeant alleging excessive force during his arrest has died.

09/28/2011

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Services Thursday For Man Who Took Drug, Died

Funeral services are being held for the Coon Rapids man who died last week after inhaling a synthetic drug.

03/24/2011

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Drugs Seen In Mass Overdose Seen At Hennepin Poison Center

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.

03/18/2011

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Couple Found Dead In Twin Cities Suburb ID’d

Police are investigating the deaths of a couple found in a suburban Twin Cities home.

02/22/2011

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Wife Dies, Husband Treated In Possible Drug Overdose

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead and her husband in need of medical assistance in a Cottage Grove apartment.

01/06/2011

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