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.
Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Teens About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
Panel Considering Major Cuts To Drug SentencesA state commission has set in motion major reductions to prison sentences for many drug offenders. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted Wednesday to reduce some drug sentences by nearly half.
Eden Prairie Police: 2 Die From Heroin Overdose, 1 Saved Due To NaloxoneEden Prairie police say two people are dead after overdosing on heroin in the past month. Meanwhile, police say another person who overdosed was saved by a heroin antidote.