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ND woman agrees to plead guilty in overdose death
A fourth person has agreed to plead guilty in the heroin overdose death of a Fargo blues guitarist.
Wednesday, July, 17, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Bill to allow first responders to use tools to rapidly treat opiate overdoses passes Senate
ST. PAUL -- A bill to allow first responders to use tools to rapidly treat opiate overdoses Tuesday unanimously passed the Senate.
Wednesday, April, 09, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose
NEW YORK - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Academy Award for the film "Capote," was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday in what a police source described as an apparent drug overdose.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Reuters - News

Last defendant in case involving synthetic drug overdoses of 2 area teens pleaded guilty
The last defendant in a case involving the synthetic drug overdose of two area teenagers pleaded guilty Friday. 18-year-old Chrisitan Bjerk of Grand Forks and 17-year-old Elijah Stai of Park Rapids died in June 2012 as a result of a synthetic drug overdose.
Saturday, April, 05, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Conversation with Addiction counselor Gary Lindsey
With the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, an apparent drug overdose, the subject of drug addiction has once again become the focus of attention.
Wednesday, February, 05, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Family, Friends gather to remember Grand Forks teen lost to synthetic drugs
Tuesday night family and friends gathered to remember a Grand Forks teen who overdosed on synthetic drugs. Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Christian Bjerk's death.
Wednesday, June, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Autopsy scheduled for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
NEW YORK - An autopsy will be conducted on Monday on acclaimed stage and film actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, an official said.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Reuters - News

Man says he will sign plea deal in Grand Forks drug case
A 27-year-old man says he will sign a plea agreement in a wide-ranging synthetic drug investigation that began a year ago after the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks area.
Friday, June, 14, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Feds charge 13 defendants in ND meth conspiracy
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal court officials have released documents accusing 13 people in a methamphetamine conspiracy that resulted in the overdose deaths of two people from the Dakotas.
Friday, September, 27, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Community gathers in memory of Grand Forks teen
Tonight, family and friends gathered to remember a Grand Forks teen who overdosed on synthetic drugs, exactly one year ago today. Christian Bjerk's parents organized the memorial service as they continue to spread a message to put an end to use of the dangerous hallucinogens.
Wednesday, June, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Four charged in connection with drugs at actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's home
NEW YORK - Four people arrested in New York have been charged with drugs offences possibly connected to narcotics found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, police officials said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, February, 05, 2014 - Reuters, INFORUM - News

Thief River Falls man pleads guilty to drug charges
A Thief River Falls man pleaded guilty Thursday to giving heroin last summer to a man who then overdosed in a Grand Forks motel room. Thomas Alan Olson, 24, admitted dealing cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine July 10 with Rodrigo Almendarez, his longtime friend from Thief River Falls.
Friday, May, 03, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Abortion doctor Gosnell guilty of killing 3 babies
A Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions in a filthy clinic has been found guilty today of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby.
Monday, May, 13, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Grand Forks man charged with drug felonies
Nicholas Thorsen, the Grand Forks man present when Christian Bjerk ingested the synthetic hallucinogen in Thorsen’s home last June that killed Bjerk hours later, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to separate but related drug charges.
Wednesday, May, 15, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

U.S. man gets 8 months in prison for hitting child on plane
ATLANTA - A former aerospace executive who slapped a crying toddler on an airplane and used a racial slur against the child, who is black, received an eight-month prison sentence on Monday for an incident his attorney blamed on his alcoholism.
Monday, January, 06, 2014 - Reuters - News

Kingpin in deadly synthetic drug ring to plead guilty
Carlton was set for trial next month
Tuesday, January, 28, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

In speech to Planned Parenthood, Obama takes aim at ND abortion bills
President Barack Obama vowed Friday to join Planned Parenthood in fighting against what he said are efforts by states to turn women's health back to the 1950s, before the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide, and singled out the GOP-governed states of North Dakota and Mississippi for criticism.
Friday, April, 26, 2013 - Associated Press - News