Recovery Schools Helping Teens Beat AddictionPreston Grundy started drinking at 14 to escape from his depression. He soon moved on to marijuana, Xanax, Adderall and cocaine, smoking pot when he woke each day and snorting pills in the bathroom between classes.
Minnesota Touts 'Ask About Aspirin' CampaignA new public health campaign in Minnesota encourages middle-aged and older people to consider taking a daily dose of aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke, even if they have never had cardiovascular problems in the past.
Prince's Death Highlights Nation's Opioid Overdose EpidemicMusic superstar Prince's death from an opioid overdose is a stunning example of a national epidemic of overdose deaths driven by prescription opioid painkillers.
U Of M Opens Wrestling Investigation After Drug ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.
Woman Arrested In Connection With Drug Overdose At CostcoA Maplewood woman was arrested Thursday in connection with an apparent drug overdose that occurred last month in a Costco parking lot.
MN Woman Busted At Airport With 38 Lbs. Of DrugsA woman from southwestern Minnesota was arrested at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport with 38 pounds of drugs.
Marijuana Wax Seizures Are Up, Authorities SayMinnesota law enforcement is seeing a significant rise in marijuana wax seizures. In the west metro area alone, officers have seized 12 pounds so far this year, with a street value of more than $300,000.
Deputy Accused Of Stealing Drugs & Toys Charged, ReleasedA Meeker County sheriff's deputy accused of stealing prescription drugs and toys from children faces nine criminal counts ranging from felonies to petty misdemeanors. Travis Sebring, 33, was arrested at his department headquarters in Meeker County Tuesday.
911 Call Reveals Scott Weiland Was Found 'Stiff' On Tour BusA 911 transcript reveals the moment when Scott Weiland's bandmates found the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman's body on his tour bus in suburban Minneapolis last month.
State Panel Approves Plan To Reduce Drug Sentences A Minnesota panel has now approved a plan to change the state's drug sentencing guidelines. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted 7 to 3 to approve the plan. It will ease penalties for drug possession and dealing.
Klobuchar Calls For Crackdown On Companies Jacking Up Drug PricesMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar called Monday for a federal crackdown on pharmaceutical companies that are raising the prices of lifesaving drugs to record levels.
Bloomington Man Pleads Not Guilty To Dealing Meth In 2 StatesA man is accused in federal court of dealing large amounts of methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota. Damian Mata, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is charged in North Dakota with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. He has pleaded not guilty.