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Bergen Schools Hosting Forum On Teen Heroin Abuse

The Cresskill Middle/High School Home and Social Association, in partnership with Dumont and Tenafly high schools, is hosting a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Merritt Memorial Elementary School in Cresskill.

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Nassau County Administering New Drug Aimed At Combating Heroin Addiction

Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.

02/25/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer says Congress should reject a federal plan to cut funding for a program that targets high-intensity drug trafficking. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Don’t Cut Funds To Fight Heroin Trafficking

The New York Democrat said Sunday that Obama’s proposal to cut more than $50 million from the program would set back efforts to fight heroin abuse.

02/22/2015

Christopher Altro (left) and his mother, Christine Altro, have been charged separately with dealing drugs in New Paltz. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, Adult Son Charged Separately With Dealing Drugs In New Paltz

A mother and her adult son were arrested last week, both accused of selling drugs in Ulster County.

01/19/2015

A car allegedly driven by Serena Wolstenholme, 29, after crashing into a utility pole in Leonia, N.J. following a police chase. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Driver Was On Heroin When She Led Port Authority Squad On Chase

Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.

01/15/2015

A suspect is arrested in a sweep targeting heroin dealers and suppliers Jan. 13, 2015, in Westchester County. (credit: CBS2)

125 Arrested As Part Of Yearlong Westchester Heroin Sweep

A task force involving local police, county police and the FBI was formed in early 2014 after a surge in heroin use and 85 overdose deaths in Westchester in 2012 and 2013.

01/13/2015

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Suffolk County Unveils More Initiatives To Fight Heroin, Opiate Crisis

Suffolk will roll out a program that targets users in the Suffolk County Drug Court system, the probation system, users who are saved by Narcan and those in county jails

01/12/2015

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NJ Authorities Caution Drug Users About Highly Lethal Brands Of Heroin

State police are cautioning drug users that there are three highly lethal brands of heroin on the streets of New Jersey that have claimed six lives.

01/09/2015

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Northport Police: Heroin Arrests Have Doubled In Past Year

The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.

01/06/2015

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Authorities: Smugglers Used SUV With Hidden Compartment To Transport Drugs Into L.I.

An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.

12/18/2014

A poster of suspects charged in "Operation Street Sweeper II" hangs during a news conference in New Rochelle on Dec. 3, 2014. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Cops Arrest 64 In New Rochelle Drug Sweep

With the help of the FBI and DEA, police rounded up 64 alleged low-level heroin dealers. “Operation Street Sweeper 2″ launched at 4 a.m.

12/03/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Woman, Grown Son Accused Of Selling Heroin To Undercover Cop In Long Beach

A woman and her grown son were arrested this week, after they allegedly sold heroin to an undercover law enforcement agent in Long Beach, Long Island.

11/27/2014

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Dozens Arrested In Newark, Paterson Heroin Busts

The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.

11/24/2014

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Cops: 2 Charged In ‘Heroin Mill’ Operation

Two men face numerous charges after authorities broke up an alleged heroin mill that they say was being run out of a northern New Jersey home.

11/01/2014

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Authorities: Man Had Heroin Packets Marked ‘Ebola’ In Underwear

Authorities said Friday that a Newark man who turned himself in to face drug charges was found to have six envelopes of heroin with the word “EBOLA” stamped in red ink on the packets.

10/31/2014

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