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May 28, 2015

41 people indicted in alleged heroin ring on reservations

Federal and tribal law enforcement authorities said Thursday they've taken down an interstate drug trafficking ring that was the largest source of heroin on two Minnesota American Indian reservations.

Mar 27, 2015

Sheboygan man sentenced in fatal overdose

A Sheboygan man has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling heroin that resulted in an overdose death.

Feb 24, 2015

Former Badger, twin to plead guilty to fed charges

A former University of Wisconsin football player and his twin brother are scheduled to plead guilty in federal court next month in a string of November robberies.

Feb 24, 2015

Not guilty plea in heroin death charges

A Madison man accused in the heroin overdose death of a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student has pleaded not guilty to first-degree reckless homicide.

Jan 6, 2015

La Crosse man pleads guilty to drug delivery in heroin death

A 28-year-old La Crosse man has pleaded guilty to a reduced drug delivery charge in the 2012 heroin overdose death of a Clark County woman.

Dec 16, 2014

Racine County man gets 16 years in heroin case

A Racine County man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for conducting heroin sales with their small children present.

Dec 8, 2014

Milwaukee man convicted in 2 heroin deaths

A Milwaukee man accused of selling heroin that killed two people in separate overdoses has been convicted.

Nov 12, 2014

View from around the state: Schimel giving the right priority to fighting heroin

Incoming Attorney General Brad Schimel said he would seek to aggressively expand enforcement, treatment and prevention efforts on heroin — actions that he said probably would require additional funding from taxpayers.

Oct 7, 2014

Madison man gets 7 years in fatal heroin case

A Madison man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for two heroin sales linked to fatal and near-fatal overdoses.

Sep 18, 2014

Merrill woman sentenced for heroin death (UPDATE)

A defendant has been sentenced to four years in prison for providing heroin to a woman who injected the drug in the bathroom of a Merrill gas station.

Aug 17, 2014

State’s drug courts grow, but racial disparities persist

Even before Dane County Circuit Judge Sarah O’Brien crunched the numbers, she knew something was amiss. Her strongest evidence: “The courtroom didn’t look right when I walked in.”

Aug 14, 2014

Accused heroin supplier charged with homicide

A 17-year-old boy accused of giving heroin to another teen who died has been charged with reckless homicide in Waukesha County.

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