Two dozen reputed Staten Island drug gang members were arrested Thursday, accused in 29 shootings and three killings since 2008, authorities said.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is adding 100 investigators to the state police narcotics unit to combat the rise of heroin use. The additional 100 members would double the size of the Narcotics Enforcement Team.
The New York state Senate on Monday approved nearly two dozen bills intended to curb heroin use, including a measure to allow schools to administer a powerful heroin and opiate antidote.
A mother who lost her son and the light of her life has come forward with a warning for everybody.
Prosecutors on Tuesday said 325 people, including more than 280 alleged users and 40 dealers, were snared during the eight-week operation that targeted Paterson-based drug operations.
New York schools could be equipped with an opioid antidote and patients taking certain pain medications would be limited to a 10-day supply under new legislation proposed Wednesday to fight the rise of heroin and bolster treatment of addicts.
Longtime Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora debuted a new song Tuesday night at a New Jersey forum on drug abuse.
Thousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.
U.S. Sen Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that he is asking for $100 million in funding for to curb the scourge of heroin in New York and across the country.
The city’s special narcotics prosecutor, Bridget Brennan, told a City Council hearing Tuesday that the amount of heroin sold by New York City-based drug traffickers is skyrocketing.
Edualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.
It’s expected the more than 650 MTA officers on the job across 5,000 square miles and 14 counties in New York and Connecticut will carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan.
Officials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.
State lawmakers are hosting a roundtable discussion to examine the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in New York.
A Bronx man faces drug charges after police said they found him carrying a brown paper bag filled with about $20,000 worth of heroin through the Port Authority Bus Terminal.