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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL

A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been tossed.

18 hours ago

Exterior of MetLife Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

49ers Spot-Checked By DEA Agents At MetLife Stadium

Federal agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

11/17/2014

A drop-off site for prescription drugs (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

DEA Conducts Final Drug Take-Back Day Nationwide

The agency said the program is ending despite its success because revised rules for enforcing the Controlled Substances Act will allow for more convenient disposal options every day — not just once every six months.

09/27/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Reaches Out To DEA To Get Names Of PED-Linked Players

According to ESPN, authorities are considering giving Major League Baseball the information that it wants. If and when the league gets the names, suspensions will likely be handed down quickly.

08/07/2014

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: DEA Investigating Abuse Of Prescription Medication In NFL Locker Rooms

“One former trainer has described the 1980s and 1990s as (the) Wild West in terms of the NFL monitoring the medications provided to its players,” the lawsuit said, according to the newspaper.

07/14/2014

Karina Pascucci, Samantha Barbash (Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor )

Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000

A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.

06/11/2014

Prosecutors said this is the heroin recovered following the arrest of two men in Conn. (credit: Drug Enforcement Agency)

Feds Intercept $11 Million Heroin Shipment, ‘Cut Pipeline’ Of Drug Distribution Ring

Edualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

05/19/2014

Dimebags of heroin stored in the oven of a Bronx apartment (credit: Handout)

Authorities Seize 13 Kilos Of Heroin In Bronx Bust

According to narcotics investigators, 13 kilos of heroin worth more than $8 million was seized Thursday night from an apartment on Wallace Avenue.

01/31/2014

25 Years For Second Defendant In Plot To Give Taliban Weapons

A U.S. citizen was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday, after being convicted of conspiring to help the Taliban and acquire anti-aircraft missiles.

12/18/2013

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

DEA: 15,000 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Turned In At N.J. Take Back Event

About 30,000 pounds of prescription drugs are turned in and destroyed annually in New Jersey, officials said.

11/01/2013

Prescription Drugs (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

DEA: Bring In Old Prescription Drugs For ‘Take Back Day’

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting old prescription drugs for disposal Saturday, the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

10/26/2013

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Ex-Soldiers Accused Of Plot To Kill DEA Agent

The charges were announced by prosecutors in Manhattan, where an indictment unsealed in federal court portrayed a trio of ex-soldiers eager to kill for money.

09/27/2013

Mark Kern, 54, has been charged in connection with allegedly operating a marijuana farm in Commack. (credit: Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety)

LI Man Arrested For Allegedly Growing Pot Farm

Mark Kern, 54, of Kings Park was arrested following the four-month-long Operation Green Thumb.

09/12/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Mayor: Crime Has Spiked In July

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.

07/28/2013

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Shop Online … For Heroin? It Could Be Happening In Your Home

Among the usual bills and junk mail, one woman found a strange package in her mailbox addressed to her son. The priority mail envelope contained a shocking special delivery, heroin.

07/25/2013

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