The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician's death, effectively ending the state's two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him.
By Associated Press
The settlement between the U.S. Attorney's Office and Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg comes as state prosecutors prepared to announce Thursday morning whether they'll file any criminal charges stemming from their two-year investigation into Prince's death.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The opioid epidemic sweeping the nation once more took center stage after law enforcement officials revealed that music icon Prince’s death in April was due to an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid far stronger than morphine. Hari Sreenivasan…
By PBS NewsHour
An autopsy shows that singer and musician Prince died of an opioid overdose at his studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21, the Associated Press reported.
By Corinne Segal
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, President Obama paused to reflect on the legacy of superstar Prince during a news conference in London. Memorials across the country continue to pour in for late musical icon, who was found…
By News Desk
In a news conference Friday, Carver County, Minnesota, Sheriff Jim Olson said the sheriff’s department in the Minneapolis suburbs where Prince lived and worked were still conducting an “ongoing investigation” into the singer's death.
By PBS NewsHour
Prince, the legendary musician and songwriter, has died at the age of 57. At a 2004 appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the artist played a guitar solo during a rendition of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,”…
By Erik Andersen
Celebrities and musical artists spoke out online Thursday to pay tribute to musical icon Prince, who died Thursday at age 57.
By Kenya Downs, Corinne Segal
Prince, whose unique blend of funk, soul, hip-hop and pop earned him top honors in music and millions of fans worldwide, died Thursday at 57.
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