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Some of the cocaine authorities say they recovered from a stove on May 14, 2012. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Authorities Seize 8 Kilos Of Cocaine From Jackson Heights Home

Authorities say they turned up more than six kilos of cocaine in a hidden compartment inside a dresser with a false back, and another two kilos were found in an oven.

06/04/2012

NJ Gang Bust

Prosecutors In NJ Announce Major Gang Bust

Prosecutors from multiple counties in New Jersey have announced the conclusion of a seven-month gang investigation.

06/02/2012

Galioto (L) And Class (R) Credit:NJ State Police

Police: New Jersey Couple Arrested With Massive Amounts Of Drugs, Guns, And Cash

New Jersey State Police have arrested a Middletown Township couple for drug distribution and possession of a massive cache of weapons.

05/19/2012

New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 6 – Law Enforcement’s New Focus On Painkiller-Related Violence

Narcotic painkillers and the doctors who prescribe them illegally have become a new focus for law enforcement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.

05/19/2012

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Bronx Teachers Arrested, Face DWI, Weapons, Drugs Charges

The two women arrested on Friday night are teachers at the Entrada Academy Middle School in the Bronx.

04/01/2012

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

Subway Train Kills Man Released From Jail Over Drug Lab Errors

When the drugs involved in Nwakanma Ochei’s case were sent to a new lab, authorities found less cocaine than the amount used to convict him.

03/17/2012

Marijuana Cigarette (file / credit: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmaker Looks To Expand Tax Collection From Illegal Drugs

In Connecticut, drug dealers, by law, are meant to pay taxes on the cocaine, marijuana, and other drugs they sell illegally.

03/09/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Drug Bust On Staten Island Nets 19

The suspects are charged with turning the South Shore of the Island into a veritable supermarket for drugs, with everything from oxycodone pills to cocaine and LSD for sale.

02/16/2012

Zurana Horton was killed amid crossfire in Brownsville Friday afternoon. (credit: handout)

Over A Dozen Alleged Drug Dealers Busted In Brooklyn After Shooting Of Mother

1800 Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn drew the attention of narcotics investigators after a was killed by a stray bullet while picking up her child from school.

02/16/2012

The United Nations (file/credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Sources: 30 Pounds Of Cocaine Found At United Nations

Sources tell CBS 2 that the New York Police Department and Drug Enforcement Agency are investigating a delivery of cocaine to the United Nations.

01/26/2012

Jim Murphy and Mike Zotto (file / credit: Strategic Protection Group)

Stories From Main Street: A Reminder Of The Perils Of Drug Addiction In Port Washington

Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.

01/09/2012

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Customs Officers: Smugglers Hid Coke In Soccer Ball, Sandals

Customs officers at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport say they seized some unusually heavy soccer balls from a Peruvian man’s luggage.

12/27/2011

Roger Levans

Framed At The Airport: Queens Man Gets Shock Of His Life At JFK

Let’s say you’re flying back from another country, but before you depart someone stashes drugs in your luggage. It happened to a Queens man who faced federal charges until the truth came to light.

11/17/2011

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NJ Woman Charged With Lacing Boyfriend’s Food With Cocaine

Cookman’s boyfriend told police his heart began racing and his throat went numb when he started eating.

09/14/2011

Guilty Plea In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

Former Columbia University student Harrison David, whose lawyer had said he has hopes of getting back into a good college someday, will be majoring in jail time for the next six months.

07/19/2011

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