ME: Young Rapper Lexii Alijai Died Of Accidental OverdoseOfficials say a young Twin Cities rapper died on New Year’s Day due to a mix of alcohol and fentanyl toxicity.
'It's Like Russian Roulette': Mom Warns Others After Son, 18, Dies From Taking Fentanyl-Laced PillA Minneapolis mom wants kids to hear more about the opioid epidemic after her own heartbreak.
Wisconsin K9 Officer Hospitalized For Fentanyl Exposure During Drug BustA police officer in western Wisconsin was hospitalized this week for fentanyl exposure following a drug bust.
Charges: Deja Harper, Waymon Murphy Allegedly Poison Baby With FentanylA St. Louis Park couple is facing charges after they allegedly poisoned their baby with fentanyl.
Report: Overdose Deaths In Minnesota Saw A Big Drop In 2018Minnesota saw a big drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018.
Beverly Burrell Expected To Plead Guilty In 2 Overdose DeathsIt's been three years since Beverly Burrell was first charged in the overdose deaths, involving heroin laced with fentanyl that she was accused of selling to them.
'Just Unbelievable': 3 Years After Son's Overdose Death, Petrick Family Wants JusticeNick Petrick, 29, died from fentanyl-laced heroin investigators say his friend bought from Beverly Burrell. She's already been sentenced in the deaths of three young men, but a former police officer's actions are raising new questions in this case.
2 Sentenced For Trafficking Fentanyl From MinnesotaHomeland Security helped in the investigation that led to the two men pleading guilty to drug conspiracy in February.
'Ticking Time Bomb': The Threat Opioid Distribution Sites Pose To The PublicEvery day, those on the front lines of the opioid crisis work to prevent deaths by stopping sales of the deadly drugs. Even in extreme cold, the DEA task force braved subzero temperatures and executed a search warrant on Wednesday. They said they had to move in to keep the community safe.
'Pink Death': Synthetic Opioid Returns To Twin CitiesA deadly, synthetic drug that killed nearly 50 people a few years ago may now be on the streets of the Twin Cities.
Prince's Family Sues Doctor Who Prescribed Him Pain PillsDr. Michael Schulenberg admitted prescribing oxycodone to Prince under his bodyguard's name to protect Prince's privacy.