Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

34 Charged After Sullivan County Drug Investigation

One of the defendants, Darcy Copeland, allegedly ran a heroin distribution ring based in Monticello, New York, despite being in prison for the past year.


Janet, before and after being treated by the ASPCA (Credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors: Mistreated Dogs Rescued From Bronx Heroin Stash House

They had been starved and tortured, prosecutors said. They’re now recovering in the hands of the ASPCA.


Denise and Danielle Burke

Mother, Daughter Accused Of Selling Heroin On Long Island

Nassau County and Freeport police said they worked together on this case as part of the Long Island heroin initiative.


Denise Burke, 51, and her daughter, Danielle Burke, 18, were arrested and charged with selling heroin Monday night in Freeport, police said. (Credit: NCPD)

Long Island Mother, Daughter Arrested For Allegedly Selling Heroin

The mother-duo face several drug charges for allegedly selling heroin, making $100 a night.


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Monmouth County Officials: 14 Arrested In Heroin Ring Bust

Several of those implicated in the drug ring were members of the same family, according to officials.


Over 70 kilograms of heroin and $2 million cash were seized by authorities in the Bronx. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Authorities Make Record-Breaking Heroin Bust In The Bronx

Over 70 kilograms of heroin, $2 million cash and a firearm were seized from a Chevy Suburban behind an apartment building in the Fieldstone section of the Bronx.


Police recovered drugs and cash from two Bronx homes. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

15 Arrested In Bronx Heroin Sting Operation

After a three-month investigation, cops made the 15 arrests based on 10 sales of heroin to undercover officers, authorities said.


15 arrested in Nassau County dogfighting, drug ring (Nassau County DA's Office)

L.I. Officials: 15 Gang Members Arrested In Heroin, Dogfighting Ring

A Nassau County drug selling and dogfighting ring has been busted, according to authorities.


JFK Heroin seized

Customs Officers Seize Narcotics From 2 Planes At JFK Airport

The planes had arrived two days apart from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


A man allegedly high on Flakka darts through traffic naked in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, imagining he's being chased. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts: New Synthetic Drug Flakka Comes With Dangerous Side Effects

Not only is the substance highly addictive, but it can cause temporary insanity and violent outbursts, experts claim.


Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At Schools

As part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.


These cylinders containing heroin were allegedly found in the underwear of a traveler from Colombia to John F. Kennedy International Airport. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities: Man Hid Heroin In Underwear On Flight From Colombia To JFK

A man was busted at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week, after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents allegedly found heroin in his underwear.


Heroin was found in this seat cushion allegedly smuggled from Guatemala to JFK, authorities say. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Authorities: Heroin Was Found In Seat Cushion Allegedly Smuggled Into JFK

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released photos Friday of heroin that was allegedly hidden in the a seat cushion carried by a man on a flight that landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week.


Logan Flood of Cold Spring is the latest victim of the Hudson Valley heroin epidemic. (Credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Turn Out To Mourn Young, Cold Spring Man Killed By Heroin

Hundreds turned out for a memorial service for the latest victim in what has become a grim routine for many middle-class communities.


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces the indictments of 13 people in an alleged heroin ring on March 26, 2015. (credit: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Office)

Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus

The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.