Last Year, Minn. Authorities Seized Record Amounts Of Meth, PillsFrom meth to opioids to prescription pills, authorities in Minnesota seized a record amount of drugs last year.
U Researchers Creating Method To Break Down Drugs In Wastewater University of Minnesota researchers are developing a way to better foresee how drugs break down in wastewater.
Parents Use Daughter's Obituary To Help Others Struggling With AddictionAn Ohio resident used the darkest hours of her life as a vessel to help others who may be going down the same path.
Committee Denies Changing MN Drug Sentencing GuidelinesState leaders have decided not to change the consideration of a criminal's drug history in sentencing for new crimes.
Wis. Lawmaker Wants Drug Testing In High SchoolsA Wisconsin Republican wants to require all high school students participating in extracurricular activities to be subject to random drug testing.
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.