Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Narcan Device DefectiveThe Hennepin County sheriff says his office has been given defective devices to distribute a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose — a problem as the number of such overdoses has been on the rise.
Charges: Man Seeking Heroin Steals Idling Car Full Of ChildrenA man searching for drugs wound up stealing a car that happened to have 3 children inside. It happened Christmas Eve night in the Loring Park neighborhood.
Robbinsdale Man Charged In Heroin Overdose DeathA 27-year-old Robbinsdale man is accused of selling a man heroin who later overdosed on it, according to a charge filed in Anoka County.
Naloxone Training Lauded As Key To Preventing Heroin DeathsFor many people dealing with loved ones and their heroin addiction, the news of nine heroin overdoses over the weekend is mind-blowing.
Authorities Investigating Wave Of Anoka County Heroin OverdosesAnoka County authorities are investigating what they call an "alarming" wave of heroin overdoses from this weekend.
Sheriff's Office: 6 Heroin Overdoses In Anoka Co. In 12 HoursAuthorities in Anoka County say there were an “alarming” number of heroin overdoses in the area Saturday.
Woman Who Sold Heroin That Led To Overdose Sentenced To 6 YearsA woman who sold heroin that led to another woman's fatal overdose was sentenced to more than six years in prison Monday, according to the St. Louis County Attorney's Office.
St. Louis County Deputies Save Man From Heroin OverdoseDeputies in St. Louis County were able to save a man from dying of a heroin overdose Friday morning using Narcan.
Forged Bond Gets Drug Murder Suspect Out Of JailA woman charged with murder is back behind bars after she was let out of jail with a forged bond. Beverly Burrell is charged in the overdose deaths of Nick Petrick and Luke Ronnei.
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.
Charges: Woman Found Driving With Heroin In Her UnderwearA Roseville woman is facing charges after she was found driving while high with heroin in her underwear. Jennifer Marie Joyner, 28, has been charged with one count of controlled substance in the fifth degree and one count of third degree driving while impaired.
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.