Minn. Mother Warned Police About Woman Charged For Heroin DeathBeverly Burrell is charged with third degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Nick Petrick. But one mother believes Burrell should have been behind bars months ago after the information she passed on to police.
Klobuchar Speaks Out On Growing Opioid Addiction EpidemicSen. Klobuchar is meeting with leadership from Minnesota's treatment and medical communities Friday in an effort to speak out on the battle to tackle prescription drug abuse.
Too Many Young Lives: The Heroin Addiction EpidemicLaw enforcement has found the people most affected by heroin addiction in the Twin Cities are affluent 15 to 25-year-olds with good family structure and a support system.
Prince’s Death Putting A Spotlight On Opioid Addiction While the cause of Prince's death has not been determined, reports that he suffered from opioid addiction have put a spotlight on an epidemic in Minnesota.
After Losing Son, MN Legislator Works To Expand Opioid Prevention ProgramsDan Baker had just been kicked out of a drug treatment program for sharing medication with a roommate. With his family out of town on vacation, the 25-year-old took a TV from his parents' empty house in Willmar and headed to Minneapolis in search of heroin.
Federal Charges For Brooklyn Park Man In Heroin Death CaseA Brooklyn Park man faces federal charges for allegedly distributing heroin that led to a man's death.
Could Medical Marijuana Be Used To Treat Painkiller Addiction?Medical researchers think they've found a new way to help break painkiller addiction.
Good Question: Where Is All The Heroin Coming From?The state says Violent Crime Enforcement teams took 82,000 doses of heroin off the streets last year. That is a 125-percent jump in just four years.
After Spike In Heroin Deaths, Authorities Search For SourceState officials are warning the public about heroin circulating in the north central part of the state that is connected with multiple overdoses and seven recent deaths.
1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized After Weekend Overdoses In Beltrami Co.Officials in northern Minnesota say one person died and three people were hospitalized over the weekend after overdosing on heroin.
Duluth Man Accused Of Using Heroin Before Striking & Killing PedestrianProsecutors say a Duluth man was under the influence of heroin when he was driving a car that struck and killed a pedestrian.
Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Fatal Heroin OverdosePolice from multiple agencies are holding a news conference Tuesday to discuss, what they call, a major drug arrest in the Twin Cities.