Heroin epidemic hits suburban Minnesota areas as hard as urban communities Spring Lake Park, Minn. Tanner James Pap, a native of Lino Lakes, Minn., died of a heroin overdose in his Minneapolis apartment in November 2012. His mother, Val Pap, recently told a packed church in Spring Lake Park that no one in the family even knew the ... 02/18/2014 - 1:51 am | View Link
'Heroin touches every segment of American society': Philip Seymour Hoffman's overdose exposes 100 per cent RISE in heroin 'epidemic' in U.S. over five years Comparatively, heroin sells for between $45 and $60 for a multiple-dose supply, which usually provides about six hits. Users are also able to find single hits for as little as $8 to $10. 'Heroin is a growing epidemic ... You have urban and rural users ... 02/4/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
Crime and Violence in Rural Communities Urban crime rates, according to the UCR Crime Index, remain well above rural rates (see Table 2). In 1991, for example, the urban crime rate was 6,492.7 per 100,000 ... 09/19/2014 - 9:45 am | View Website
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Topic Galleries Through two weeks of the NFL season, most of the 23 players with Connecticut ties have seen action, many as starters. So far one player has been sidelined: Redskins ... 09/19/2014 - 6:10 am | View Website
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Home Darrien Hunt was shot and killed from behind by Utah Police in Saratoga Springs on September 10. The two officers involved have not been identified, and are scheduled ... 09/18/2014 - 4:27 pm | View Website
Grassroots generosity in Southwest Washington went digital in a big way this week, with individual donors at every level clicking their way to a grand total of $421,994.69 in gifts to local nonprofit and charitable agencies.