No criminal charges as Prince death investigation is closed

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.

'Purple Rain' on Black Friday: MOA to welcome new Paisley Park store

November 24, 2020
The temporarily closed retail space at Paisley Park in Chanhassen will be replicated at the Mall of America.
The satellite shop near the east rotunda will fill in while the real Paisley Park is closed due to COVID restrictions.

Prince concert from 1985's Purple Rain Tour will be livestreamed for free

May 12, 2020
Prince concert from 1985's Purple Rain Tour will be livestreamed for free
Prince & the Revolution drummer Bobby Z will talk about the tour in a live Q&A with the Current's Andrea Swensson.

Women who worked with Prince will dish in panel discussion 'She's Always in My Hair'

August 17, 2020
The virtual event will take place Saturday evening, with proceeds to help former Prince keyboardist Chance Howard.

Death of Prince heir complicates estate settlement even more

February 22, 2020
The death of Prince's brother, along with his contested will, and deals signed with entertainment company Primary Wave, are raising new questions in the efforts to settle the musician's estate.
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April 23, 2018

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The reprints feature a previously unpublished Star Tribune photo taken by David Brewster, with commentary by Jon Bream.
Polls
April 30, 2016

Poll: What's your favorite Prince song?

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April 30, 2016

Remembering Prince, an icon for Minnesota and the world

Prince Rogers Nelson was not only our biggest hometown celebrity, but one of us. The megastar is remembered in a special section that ran in Star Tribune print editions on Sunday.
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April 29, 2016
Fans braved the rain and 40-degree temperatures Thursday to visit the Prince memorial at Paisley Park in Chanhassen.

Timelapse video: Prince memorial at Paisley Park

This 60-second video walks you around the memorial to Prince at Paisley Park in Chanhassen.
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April 21, 2016

Police scanner call to Paisley Park

Police scanner call to Paisley Park
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April 22

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.
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April 22

C.J.: Tommy Smith III, adoring fan photographer of Prince, Tina & many others

Talking with Tommy Smith III
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April 22

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.