Highly addictive opiate based painkillers are with us because they do have legitimate uses. But things can go very wrong, as Gregg Dworkin, now an ex-addict, found out, reported WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell.
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.
In spite of a New York State Health Department order telling stores to stop selling synthetic marijuana, it is still available. The product has been found in stores all around New York, from bodegas in the Bronx to gas stations on Long Island.
School districts on Long Island are getting a lesson in drugs. Faculty members and parents are learning how to spot signs of drug use among students.
Jessica Labrie worked as Courtney Love’s personal assistant from 2010-2011, and that was just enough time to whip up a book proposal.
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.
Drug-sniffing dogs have been successfully used at school districts on Long Island.
Federal judge Lewis Kaplan sentenced Vikram Datta to 19 years, 7 months in prison. The judge said his message is intended for businessmen along the Mexican border.
More than 120 men and women from Long Island have been arrested on drug charges.
Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.
Police say the 30-year-old south Jersey woman wrote in the message that she was being held against her will. Her brother called authorities in south Jersey, who notified Hackensack police.
Police say Steven Kinalis was driving a 2007 Toyota Scion eastbound on Sunrise Highway when his vehicle rear-ended a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, which then struck a tree.
A judge has called on Harlem residents to conduct their own crackdown on guns as he sentenced a 21-year-old drug gang boss to prison.
Wargo, who lived with wife in Lopatcong, had been in corrections, then police work for 20 years.
Dozens of suspects were arrested in pre-dawn raids Monday in the third largest drug bust in Rockland County this year.