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A crack prompted officials to evacuate this apartment building in Midwood, Brooklyn on Monday, Aug. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Major Crack Prompts Evacuation Of Brooklyn Apartment Building

A crack from the basement to the roof prompted the evacuation of a Brooklyn apartment building Monday afternoon.

08/04/2014

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Officials: 22 Charged In Brooklyn Drug Dealing Investigation

The charges were announced by District Attorney Kenneth Thompson and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

06/19/2014

Sunnyside, Queens Drug And Gun Bust

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.

03/19/2014

Vincent Heilig, of Ronkonkoma, has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of burglary (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police: Suspect Burglarized 10 Homes To Fund Crack Habit

Vincent Heilig, 30, of Ronkonkoma, was arrested Wednesday for six home burglaries. Police later determined Heilig was responsible for four other home burglaries in Ronkonkoma and Medford.

03/07/2014

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Authorities Make Arrests In Bronx Drug Trafficking Ring

Officials say the crew’s ringleader, Anibal Ramos, and another member, Anibal Soto, were accused in a July indictment with torturing a kidnapping victim with an iron. The case now has a total of 10 defendants.

01/09/2013

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 8 – Dr. Battles Pharmaceutical Co.’s In Fight Against Overprescription

“The sales for these medications continue to skyrocket, to a point at which the U.S. is now consuming more than 80 percent of the entire world’s opioid supply,” Dr. Andrew Kolodny told WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell.

05/21/2012

Ronny Lacaliano (credit: pool)

Suffolk Cops Say Improved Sharing Of Intelligence Helped Nab Alleged Serial Robber

Police said Ronny Lacaliano was caught thanks to the new intelligence-driven policing policy. They allege Lacaliano robbed 19 places to feed a crack addiction.

04/05/2012