Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that he was closing the two-year investigation into the death of musician Prince Rogers Nelson wit

No criminal charges as Prince death investigation is closed

Investigators were unable to determine who provided Prince the fentanyl painkillers, disguised as counterfeit prescription tablets, that killed the megastar in 2016. Dr. Michael T. Schulenberg will pay a $30,000 fine as part of a settlement with the DEA.

Questlove to curate authorized Prince symphonic tour but there's no Minneapolis concert

August 10
Questlove to curate authorized Prince symphonic tour but there's no Minneapolis concert
A 36-city fall tour will feature a 27-piece orchestra, with arrangements by Prince associated Brent Fischer.

'Purple Rain' singalong video outside First Ave nightclub banned, then reinstated on Twitter

July 27
The crowd outside of First Avenue after the death of Prince.
A Star Tribune photographer's moving clip from the 2016 Prince memorial party went viral, then went dark.

Spike Lee uses unreleased Prince recording in his new movie

July 31
A mid-1980s recording of the spiritual "Mary Don't You Weep" will be heard during the closing credits of "BlacKkKlansman"
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Neighbors oppose plans for 200 homes on Prince property in Chanhassen

July 18
More than 20 neighbors spoke against the project, which they fear will damage neighborhood lakes, clear-cut acres of forest and increase congestion.
Prince
July 25

Prince rules Billboard chart with half of top 10 titles, 4.4 million albums sold

He sold a "staggering" 4.4 million U.S. albums in a week, helped by his aversion to streaming.
Prince
May 11
Jay-Z is overseeing a new Prince album for release on Tidal in 2019

Jay-Z is overseeing a new Prince album for release on Tidal in 2019

After openly feuding last year, the rapper and the Prince estate have come to terms again to handle one of two new albums announced.
Home & Garden
May 8
Prince's sprawling villa comes with a 5.74-acre property in the Turks and Caicos Islands, which are located east of Cuba in the Atlantic Ocean.

Prince's island retreat in Turks and Caicos is now up for sale

The 5.74-acre property is surrounded by water on three sides and includes several buildings with more than 10,000 square feet and two private beaches.
Prince
April 23
Outtakes of 1980s Prince concert photos by David Brewster.

Rediscovered Prince photos show the rising star in 1980s Minneapolis

Unpublished images from Star Tribune archives offer fresh proof of his love for the Twin Cities.
Prince
April 23

Now available: Reprints of 'Prince Rediscovered' Variety section coverage

The reprints feature a previously unpublished Star Tribune photo taken by David Brewster, with commentary by Jon Bream.
Prince
April 22
Prince, center, entered the clinic of Dr. Michael Schulenberg's clinic on April 20, 2016. Kirk Johnson is behind Prince.

Those close to Prince worried about his use of painkillers for years

The star's insistence on privacy may have kept help at bay.
Prince
April 20
Review of Prince: Live on the Big Screen w live band at target Center. ] Photo Jon Bream • Star Tribune Minneapolis, MN

A virtual Prince gets plenty of love in concert

Review: He appeared on a video screen accompanied by live musicians at Target Center.
Prince
April 20
A photo from Prince investigation that was taken at Paisley Park.

10 curious things we learned about Prince from the investigations

He liked Häagen-Dazs ice cream, 5-Hour Energy drinks and MAC beauty products.
Prince
April 20
Prince, center, entered the clinic of Dr. Michael T. Schulenberg's clinic on April 20, 2016. Kirk Johnson is behind Prince.

New documents give a clearer picture of Prince's final days

An emergency landing in Moline, Ill., was the beginning of the end, and even those closest to him said they didn't know painkillers had taken over his life. A week later, he was dead.
Prince
April 20
Surveillance video shows Prince the day before his death

Surveillance video shows Prince the day before his death

Prince met with Dr. Michael T. Schulenberg at his clinic after the artist reported feeling antsy and believed it might have been connected to not taking Tylenol that morning.
Prince
April 20
Prince investigation video shows scene of death

Prince investigation video shows scene of death

This video was taken by Carver County investigators the morning Prince was found dead inside Paisley Park. The Star Tribune has obscured images of Prince's body.
Prince
April 20
Sheila E. performed at Paisley Park to kick off Celebration 2018.

Prince fans converge on Paisley Park for a more celebratory Celebration

Paisley Park's second annual fan gathering kicked off with a (mostly) upbeat set by Sheila E.
Prince
April 19
Prince fans Kim Barrington and Linda Lord flew to the Twin Cities this weekend for the second anniversary of Prince's death, taking turns photographin

Prince: A high-profile casualty to scourge of fentanyl-laced pills

The megastar unknowingly took counterfeit Vicodin painkillers that actually contained fentanyl. In so doing, he appears to have become another casualty to a worrying trend.
Prince
April 19
A sign greets visitors to Quad City International Airport near Moline, Ill., where Prince landed for emergency medical care.

A timeline of Prince's final days

April 7, 2016: Blaming the flu, Prince cancels two concerts in Atlanta. Meanwhile, Dr. Michael T. Schulenberg, a Twin Cities family practitioner treating Prince to…
Prince
April 19
Prince investigation documents: Judith Hill's interview

Prince investigation documents: Judith Hill's interview

These pages have been extracted from files released by Carver County on April 19, 2018.
Prince
April 19
Prince investigation documents: Kirk Johnson's interview

Prince investigation documents: Kirk Johnson's interview

These pages have been extracted from files released by Carver County on April 19, 2018.
Prince
April 19
Prince investigation documents: Moline, Ill., emergency landing, treatment

Prince investigation documents: Moline, Ill., emergency landing, treatment

These pages have been extracted from files released by Carver County on April 19, 2018.
Prince
April 19
Prince investigation documents: Death scene reports

Prince investigation documents: Death scene reports

These pages have been extracted from files released by Carver County on April 19, 2018.
Prince
April 19
Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that he was closing the two-year investigation into the death of musician Prince Rogers Nelson wit

Prince death investigation complete press conference

Carver County Attorney Mark Metz announced Thursday that he was closing the two-year investigation into the death of Prince without issuing any criminal charges.
Prince
April 19
New Prince record released today: His version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

New Prince record released today: His version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

It is a produced version of the original demo he recorded to teach the song to the Family, who released it five years before Sinead O'Connor covered it.
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