Opioid Crisis Turning Librarians Into Emergency RespondersCases of opioid-related overdoses have become increasingly common in public libraries, putting staff there in the position of having to wait for emergency responders or administrating life-saving overdose drugs themselves.
Nearly 9 Pounds of Fentanyl Found Hidden In Wrapped FishNew York police recovered four kilograms -- nearly nine pounds -- of the deadly narcotic fentanyl wrapped inside fish seized from a vehicle in the Bronx last week.
11 Indicted In Alleged Staten Island-Based Heroin RingAuthorities said they have taken down an alleged heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring operating out of Staten Island.
Sen. Schumer Urges Trump To Sign Fentanyl-Screening BillSchumer said Sunday that the bill that passed both houses of Congress last year will help ensure that illicit narcotics "can be quickly detected, identified and seized on the spot."
Suffolk Police: Opioid Drug Dealers Use Chemical Analogues To Escape ProsecutionDrug dealers have found a new way to avoid getting prosecuted if selling drugs.
Authorities Seize 'Over One Million Doses' Of Fentanyl From Long Island HomeSuffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said it was enough of the deadly chemical to kill hundreds of thousands of people.
Enough Fentanyl For 32-Million Fatal Overdoses Seized In Queens RaidAuthorities found enough fentanyl for 32 million deadly overdoses in a raid on a Queens apartment, making it the largest seizure of its kind in New York City.
More Than 1,000 People Will Likely Die From Drug Overdoses In Connecticut This YearMore than 1,000 people will likely die from an accidental drug overdose this year in Connecticut, according to a grim projection by the state's chief medical examiner.
At Least $3 Million Worth Of Dangerous Fentanyl Found In UWS Drug BustA major drug bust went down recently at an Upper West Side apartment, where investigators said the drugs they found are worth at least $3 million.
‘I Saw Them Out There Barbecuing,’ Neighbors Shocked By West Babylon Fentanyl BustFederal investigators stormed a residential Long Island home allegedly used to turn out the deadly drug fentanyl, which is driving the overdose epidemic.
NYPD To Refocus Efforts On Drug Dealers To Curb Heroin CrisisNew York City has seen a 22 percent jump in fatal overdoses so far in 2017. The NYPD is blaming that on fentanyl, a particularly potent synthetic drug.
3 Arrested In Fentanyl Bust On Long IslandAuthorities on Long Island took down a massive operation that they say had been supplying the entire East Coast with drug paraphernalia and packaging.