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April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
14 hours 8 min ago
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This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
20 hours 18 min ago
April 18, 2018
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She shared drug-smuggling vacation on social media. Now 'Cocaine Babe' is off to prison.
April 18, 2018 - 10:08am
April 17, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a roundtable discussion about immigration and sanctuary cities, hosted by President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, March 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
April 16, 2018
A woman scratches a poppy pod to extract opium crude in Xalpatlahuac, Mexico. (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US has been quietly helping Mexico with new, high-tech ways to fight opium
April 16, 2018 - 8:58am
March 27, 2018
Officials with New York's Special Narcotics Prosecutor indicted Francisco Quiroz-Zamora, alleging he arranged for 44 pounds, or nearly 20 kilograms, of fentanyl to be shipped to New York Francisco Quiroz-Zamora. Drug Enforcement Administration handout photo
Suspected drug kingpin charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people
March 27, 2018 - 10:49am
March 26, 2018
Six arrested in Red Lake drug bust
March 26, 2018 - 5:32pm
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
Airline crew member with cocaine strapped to his legs. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Airline crew member tried to smuggle $160,000 worth of cocaine in his pants, prosecutors say
March 22, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 21, 2018
James Edward Kirchoffner
Minnesota man accused of selling drugs out of his trailer and workshop
March 21, 2018 - 6:52am
March 1, 2018
Capt. Derek Prestridge of the Texas Department of Public Safety developed a program to help patrol officers recognize the signs of child trafficking. Photo for The Washington Post by Tamir Kalifa
Police are trained to spot drunken driving and drug trafficking - why not child trafficking, too?
March 1, 2018 - 4:45am
February 27, 2018
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A bin contains examples of the types of drugs seized by the CEE-VI Drug Task Force, a unit that investigates drug cases in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties. Agents give 20 to 40 community education presentations each year.
Regional drug task force sees rise in marijuana, heroin
February 27, 2018 - 7:12pm
He was suspected of outing drug dealers on Facebook. Someone came for him during a livestream.
February 27, 2018 - 7:59am
February 23, 2018
Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
February 23, 2018 - 5:29pm