Police seized 31 guns, cash and at least $50,000 worth of "herbal incense" from a Duluth head shop that has openly sold synthetic marijuana, "bath salts" and other designer drugs.
Updated: September 23, 2011, - 03:53 PM
Almost unknown in 2009, designer drugs and their psychotic effects alarm police, doctors.
Updated: September 19, 2011, - 07:57 AM
A small town in Oklahoma is grieving for two college students who died after using synthetic drugs this spring. In the past year, more than 20 deaths have been linked to the use of products sold under such innocuous names as bath salts, plant food, herbal incense and research chemicals.
Updated: September 09, 2011, - 01:10 PM
Retailers unsuccessfully tried to block law on substances that mimic pot and LSD from taking effect.
Updated: September 08, 2011, - 10:01 AM
Three state merchants say the new law is too vague and offers no proof of any potential danger.
Updated: September 06, 2011, - 11:10 AM
A hard look at the world of human smuggling
Updated: June 25, 2011, - 05:21 PM
After two teen girls from the Marshall area killed themselves, their loved ones talk of the signs missed and struggles of middle school life.
Updated: April 22, 2011, - 05:43 AM
About 40 percent of Minnesota convicts who are let go from prison on supervised release either run from authorities or commit new crimes, a Star Tribune analysis of state corrections data shows.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 07:28 PM
Even if convicts have fled supervised release before, Minnesota law requires them to be released on it again.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 04:45 PM