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Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.

07/29/2014

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

Investigators Sweep Rikers Island; 12 Correction Officers Referred For Prosecution

Investigators on Monday searched about 75 locations at Rikers Island Monday for drugs, contraband and weapons as part of a probe into violence and other criminality.

06/23/2014

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9 Accused In Drug Smuggling Ring At Essex County Correctional Facility

FBI agents rounded up nine suspects who allegedly ran a contraband marketplace, smuggling drugs and cellphones into a federal pretrial detention facility at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark.

05/28/2014

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli  (file/credit: CBS 2)

Kids On Drugs? Take Them To Police For Help, Bergen Prosecutor Says

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli is putting out the word if parents sense their children are on drugs, they should bring them to a police department.

05/01/2014

"Purple Drank" is a mix of Sprite soda, Jolly Rancher candies, and codeine produces euphoria and causes motor skill impairment. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parents In New Jersey Try To Stay Ahead Of Teen Drug Trends

Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.

04/29/2014

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

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Report: Dozens Of Arrests Outside MSG Phish Concert

Arrests outside a Phish concert at Madison Square Garden this weekend numbered in the dozens, according to a published report.

12/29/2013

Authorities say a woman tried to smuggle more than 6-pounds of cocaine through customs inside of hair product containers. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Woman Caught With More Than 6 Pounds Of Cocaine At JFK

A woman named Erika Rodriguez was caught with more than 6 pounds of cocaine stuffed inside of hair product containers, according to authorities.

12/13/2013

Cocaine (Photo: Clipart)

Seen At 11: Powerful Drug Could Help People Kick Addictions

A powerful but illegal drug has stirred new interest for its potential to help people kick addictions to things like drugs and alcohol.

11/27/2013

A mock methamphetamine lab (file/credit: Getty Images)

5 Plead Not Guilty To Plot To Smuggle North Korean Meth

Five men were arrested in Thailand in a sting operation in September and brought to New York on Tuesday night. All pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges Wednesday before a judge ordered them held without bail until their next court date on Dec. 5.

11/20/2013

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Woman Accused Of Robbing L.I. Pharmacy For Narcotics

A woman has been arrested and charged with robbing a pharmacy on Long Island.

10/05/2013

Cocaine seized from a Bronx daycare center. (Credit Handout)

Authorities: Bronx Daycare Center Served As Front For Drug Trafficking Operation

A New York City woman who ran a daycare center from her house, her husband and another man have been arrested on multiple drug charges.

09/12/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Cory Booker Calls For End To Minimum Drug Sentences

Saying it’s obvious the war on drugs has not worked, Newark Mayor Cory Booker called Wednesday for an end to minimum sentencing for low-level drug offenders.

08/28/2013

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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