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May 26, 2018
Timothy LaMere, 28, was thrust into the public spotlight in 2011 after supplying drugs at a Blaine house-party that wound up killing his best friend. LaMere was convicted of third-degree murder in 19-year-old Trevor Robinson's death and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Less than a year after his release, LaMere died unexpectedly last month from cardiac arrest due to natural causes. Courtesy of Cathy LaMere
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
May 26, 2018 - 4:04pm
April 22, 2018
Meghan Wagner holds a framed photograph of her sister Micaila Rey, who died from a purposeful overdose of fentanyl, which she thought was heroin. Meghan is joined by her mother Rachel Colombe, her father, Patrick Hey, and her brother Jakob Hey at Brighton Beach in Duluth, one of her deceased sister's favorite spots on a recent morning. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
'This isn't just our story': Northland family fights for bill that would tax Big Pharma in battle against opioid abuse
April 22, 2018 - 6:10am
February 14, 2018
Granite Falls man airlifted for apparent overdose after high-speed chase
February 14, 2018 - 7:22am
December 5, 2017
John Ray Williams, 33, of Woodbury Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Alleged Minn. heroin dealer charged with murder in fatal overdose
December 5, 2017 - 6:42pm
November 20, 2017
Several counterfeit Percocet pills seized by authorities in Georgia; agents said the pills actually contain fentanyl analogs. Handout courtesy of Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
November 20, 2017 - 8:23am
November 10, 2017
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John Schlegel, of Blomkest, passed away last week from a possible opioid overdose. He served in the United States Army, a member of the 1-24 Infantry Battalion. While serving in Alaska he injured himself playing hockey. The resulting nerve pain lead him to pain medication and a battle with addiction.
Nov. 10, 2017 story: Opioid addiction devastates Blomkest vet's family, who are now hoping to help others
November 10, 2017 - 10:46pm
October 27, 2017
Erika Hurt was found unconscious last fall in her car.MUST CREDIT: Hope (Indiana) Police Department handout photo
A shocking overdose photo exposed her addiction - and may have saved her life
October 27, 2017 - 11:42am
October 13, 2017
Northwest Minn. reservation warns of drug overdose cluster
October 13, 2017 - 9:42pm
May 18, 2017
Police identify Minn. man found dead of possible overdose in Fargo
May 18, 2017 - 12:09pm
May 16, 2017
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'I was in total shock': Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses after traffic stop
May 16, 2017 - 8:38pm
May 14, 2017
Mary Locken talks Monday, April 24, 2017, in her south Fargo home about turning in her two sons for drug abuse including Joe Horski, 23. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
June 2, 2016
AP citing law enforcement source: Prince died of opioid overdose
June 2, 2016 - 12:09pm
May 14, 2016
State Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar tells reporters Friday about bills that he said could help reduce opioid problems. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Legislators fight back as overdose deaths rise
May 14, 2016 - 11:14am
April 28, 2016
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Manager: Late WWE icon Chyna overdosed on prescription meds
April 28, 2016 - 12:36pm
April 22, 2016
A makeshift memorial is pictured Thursday as fans gather at Harlem's Apollo Theater to celebrate the life of Prince. REUTERS
Reports: Prince overdosed on pain pills in days leading up to his death
April 22, 2016 - 1:32pm