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Jessica Rosengart (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Mom Faces Charges After Being Found Passed Out In Hot Car With Child, Heroin

A Long Island woman is under arrest after police said she was found in possession of heroin and passed out in a hot car while her infant boy sat sweating in the backseat.

09/02/2014

Robert Vineberg is arraigned on drug charges Feb. 5, 2014.  (Credit: Pool)

Manhattan Man Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman Pleads Guilty To Heroin Possession, Will Avoid Prison

Robert Vineberg pleaded guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday to a low-level heroin possession charge.

08/28/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Supplying SUNY Campus Cops With Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.

08/20/2014

A drug workstation in a Brentwood house. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring Takedown

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.

08/12/2014

Authorities say Emma Mills was killed by two teens who were looking for money to buy heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hunger For Heroin Drove Teens To Murder Well-Liked Goshen Woman

Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.

08/05/2014

Arthur Garlick (Wyckoff PD)

Police: Wyckoff Man Steals Grandma’s Car From Church Lot, Sells It For Heroin

A New Jersey man has been charged in connection with the theft of his grandmother’s car from a church parking lot.

07/29/2014

Police found a stash of ATVs, dirt bikes and handguns, and a separate stash of cash and heroin, after executing warrants in Brooklyn on Monday, July 14. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest 3, Find Stashes Of Dirt Bikes, Guns And Heroin In Brooklyn

Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.

07/15/2014

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

Fairfield Cops, Firefighters Undergo Training To Carry Heroin Antidote

Police and firefighters in Fairfield are set to undergo training that will enable them to carry an antidote that reverses the effects of heroin and other opiates.

07/12/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Ocean County Officials Warn Of Lethal Batch Of Heroin

Despite heroin being available in highly concentrated forms, the spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Al Della Fave, said dealers are always looking to super-charge their product.

06/29/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo Signs New York Heroin Legislation Into Law

The measures include provisions requiring insurance companies to consistently cover treatment for addiction, funding for public awareness of drug use and funding for more New York state troopers to investigate heroin trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Officials: 22 Charged In Brooklyn Drug Dealing Investigation

The charges were announced by District Attorney Kenneth Thompson and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

06/19/2014

Two men have been accused of distributing a form of heroin nicknamed "Breaking Bad'' that has killed three people. (credit: Handout)

2 NY Men Charged With Selling ‘Breaking Bad’ Heroin Linked To 3 Deaths

Two men from upstate laced their heroin with a powerful anesthetic, stuffed it into packets stamped “Breaking Bad” and sold it around the Hudson Valley, resulting in at least three fatal overdoses, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

06/19/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Lawmakers, Gov. Cuomo Announce New Plan To Combat Heroin Use

Just one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.

06/18/2014

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

New Jersey Allows Cops In All Counties To Carry Heroin Antidote Narcan

Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference Tuesday at a Trenton drug treatment center to announce the statewide expansion of a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer Narcan.

06/17/2014

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Bill Allowing Good Samaritans To Use Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Malloy’s signature extends the state’s Good Samaritan law to first responders and providers of the life-saving drug.

06/17/2014

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