String Of Heroin Overdoses Prompts Nonprofit's Emergency Training SessionsFive people in Hennepin County overdosed on heroin Thursday, according to a group battling overdoses and addictions. That prompted the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation to host emergency training Saturday.
Vehicle Crashes Into Side Of Library In Downtown DuluthAuthorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into the side of a library in downtown Duluth. According to police, the vehicle rolled through an intersection Tuesday afternoon and crashed into the Duluth Public Library. Two 20-year-old women inside the vehicle weren't injured in the crash, but police say they were taken to a hospital for treatment of apparent drug overdoses.
Man Charged In Synthetic Drug Death Of Duluth WomanA 27-year-old Eveleth man faces third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in connection with the synthetic drug-related death of a Duluth woman in 2013. The St. Louis County Sheriff's office says Bryan Joseph Hodapp is accused of supplying 21-year-old Leann Wicklund with the substance called 25I-NBOMe, a psychedelic synthetic drug, on Aug. 30, 2013.
Man Accused In Wife's Fatal Drug OD Enters Plea DealA northern Minnesota man has entered a plea deal in his wife's drug overdose death last year. Forty-nine-year-old Terry Wayne Richards of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of second-degree manslaughter.
Police: 3 Dead Of Drug ODs In Duluth AreaPolice in the Duluth area say three people recently have died of drug overdoses.
Overdose Linked To Stolen Meds From Starbuck Drug StoreThe 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.
Minnesota Man Charged In Wife's Overdose Death Prosecutors have charged a northern Minnesota man with murder in his wife's drug overdose death.
5 Charged In 17-Year-Old Girl's Drug Overdose DeathTwo 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.
Twin Cities Drug Abuse Expert Reacts To Hoffman's DeathThe 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.
3 Arrested After Woodbury Girl Dies From Drug OverdoseThree 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.
Oakdale Woman Charged In Man's Overdose DeathA 21-year-old Oakdale woman is accused of providing methadone to a 23-year-old man who overdosed and died on Aug. 1, 2012.
ND Man Pleads Guilty In Synthetic Drug OverdoseA 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.