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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 14, 2017
Alvarado-Robles and Flores-Solis had 141 pounds of pure fentanyl in their Queens apartment, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. It was the largest seizure of the powerful opioid in U.S. history, according to the DEA.  Photo handout from the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York
Mexican traffickers make NYC a fentanyl hub
November 14, 2017 - 10:41am
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout photo, Scott Ostrem, who was arrested on Nov. 2, 2017 as a suspect in the fatal shooting of three people at a Walmart in the Denver suburbs. Officers staking out an apartment complex spotted Ostrem driving by in the same red Mitsubishi he reportedly used to flee the scene of the shooting just hours earlier. (Thornton Police Dept. via The New York Times)
Accused Walmart gunman haunted by voices for decades after taking acid, sister says
November 7, 2017 - 12:14pm
October 21, 2017
iStock photo
A continuing problem: Drug crime has not gone away since the oil boom
October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
October 18, 2017
A Naloxone kit given out at the Fargo/Moorhead Good Neighbor Project contains needles and two doses of the drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
ND state agencies take action after opioid exec order from Burgum
October 18, 2017 - 2:37pm
October 16, 2017
Todd Rundgren   Photo by Wikimedia Commons
Recording artist Melissa Etheridge performs the national anthem before a game between the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors at Madison Square Garden.  Brad Penner /USA TODAY Sports
Aging rock stars Rundgren, Etheridge face court hearings in ND after marijuana, hash charges at border
October 16, 2017 - 9:36pm
Acting U.S. Attorney in the District of North Dakota, Chris Myers, delivers a press conference regarding federal drug charges against a Columbian national related to the overdose death of Bailey Henke on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Forum News Service)
Myers to join DoJ press conference about 'major milestone' to stop fentanyl from entering U.S.
October 16, 2017 - 6:18pm
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., left, sponsored the law that weakened the DEA's enforcement abilities. Seen with Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., in 2015, Marino is nominated to be the nation's drug czar. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
How drug companies triumphed over the DEA in 2016 and kept opioids flowing
October 16, 2017 - 1:17pm
October 12, 2017
Former N.D. sheriff may change plea on meth, bribery charges
October 12, 2017 - 6:53pm
October 10, 2017
Two accused of delivering drugs make initial court appearance
October 10, 2017 - 11:54am
October 9, 2017
Andre Randolph and Demon Taylor
2 UND football players face drug charges after search of home
October 9, 2017 - 10:58am
October 6, 2017
DPD warns citizens about fentanyl-laced drugs
October 6, 2017 - 5:57pm
September 29, 2017
Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal attorney Debra Flute was sworn in as a special assistant U.S. attorney last week in Sioux Falls in the federal courthouse by  federal Judge Roberto Lange. At right is her brother Dave Flute, who is Sisseton-Wahpteon tribal chairman. Submitted photo
Special U.S. attorney sworn in to help Sisseton-Wahpeton tribe fight increased drug, violent crime
September 29, 2017 - 4:16pm
September 27, 2017
Health providers adapt to meet opioid crisis
September 27, 2017 - 8:31pm
September 4, 2017
West Fargo Police K-9 Disco sits next to the more than 125 pounds of drugs the dog helped discover in a vehicle Sunday. West Fargo Police Department photo
Calif. man arrested in ND after police K-9 finds more than 125 pounds of drugs in vehicle
September 4, 2017 - 3:57pm