Authorities Investigating Wave Of Anoka County Heroin OverdosesAnoka County authorities are investigating what they call an "alarming" wave of heroin overdoses from this weekend.
Maplewood Woman Charged In Another Heroin Overdose DeathA 30-year-old Maplewood woman already charged in an overdose death has been linked to another, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Mpls. Man Accused Of Selling Heroin Gets 7 Years In PrisonA Minneapolis man convicted of selling heroin in the North Dakota oil patch has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Vincent Dionne pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver heroin, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Six other people are charged in the federal case.
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.
Alleged Suppliers See Murder Charges In Heroin Overdose CaseHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman called a news conference Wednesday morning to talk about the impact of heroin in the suburbs.
Dayton To Sign Bill Aimed At Heroin Overdoses The Minnesota on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bill to try to slow down a surge in state heroin deaths on Wednesday. The bill, called "Steve's Law," makes it easier to call 911 without penalty if there's a heroin overdose. And it distributes a heroin antidote for overdose emergencies.
‘Steve’s Law’ Seeks To Fight Heroin EpidemicA woman who lost her fiancé to a heroin overdose says Minnesota lawmakers can do something about a growing epidemic that will save lives. On Saturday night, the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation hosted an event at Tuttles in Hopkins to raise awareness about drug addiction. Rummler died three years ago after a heroin overdose. He battled a prescription drug addiction for years following a back injury.
Mpls. Heroin Dealer Found Guilty In Death Of Little Falls TeenA Minneapolis man has been charged with the murder of a Little Falls woman who died of a heroin overdose. According to the Morrison County Attorney’s office, 30-year-old Keon “Bird” Mangun sold heroin to Brandon Bedford in north Minneapolis on Feb. 27, 2012. Bedford then gave the heroin to 19-year-old Miranda Gosiak of Little Falls on that evening and on the afternoon of Feb. 28, when she died of an overdose. A Morrison County District Court jury returned a guilty verdict against Mangun Wednesday evening on a charge of 3rd-degree murder.