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Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chinese restaurant sold opium-laced noodles, woman busted for DUI pretends to be dead sister, and man buys school board votes with cocaine. MORE  

U.S. Justice Department Says Molly Use Has Declined

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite wreaking havoc at concerts across the country, fewer people have reported taking the drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ryan Leaf gets five years for violating probation, medical marijuana used to promote Kevin Smith's new film, and woman on meth runs over boyfriend's scooter. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tulisa Contostavlos allegedly tried to OD during cocaine trial, six Philly cops busted for stealing drugs, and man arrested for driving drunk with 100 chickens. MORE  

Julia Roberts Delivers 'Harsh' Eulogy For Half-Sister After Overdose Death

By McCarton Ackerman

The Oscar-winning actress flew to Georgia to attend Saturday's ceremony and shocked attendees with a 'bizarre' speech. MORE  

Wave of Emergency Room Visits in Texas Linked To Synthetic Pot

By Shawn Dwyer

Emergency rooms in Dallas and Austin have seen a surge of patients being treated for overdoses caused by K2 and Spice possibly laced with PCP. MORE  

DJ Rashad Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

By Shawn Dwyer

The 34-year-old pioneer of house music and footwork was allegedly found by a friend in a Chicago apartment next to narcotics and drug paraphernalia. MORE  

Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

By Tessie Castillo

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose. MORE  

Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

By McCarton Ackerman

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others. MORE  

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