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.
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.