Stephanie Bongiovi, 19, had been facing drug charges, after allegedly overdosing on heroin at Hamilton College in upstate New York.
Fans of Jon Bon Jovi were feeling especially heartbroken for him Wednesday after learning his daughter, Stephanie, was facing drug charges, after apparently overdosing on heroin at her college in upstate New York.
“Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it’s a crime,” Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.
Three people have been arrested for committing more than a dozen burglaries over the last two months in Suffolk County.
There have been more than a dozen shootings in past year and a half at the Cypress Hills Houses, including two murders.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said it’s rare to see drug and sex rings combined into one operation.
A woman flying from Bogota to JFK had 38 packets of the product in her luggage. It tested positive for heroin, Customs and Border Protection officers said.
The Suffolk County Police Department recently joined the New York State Department of Health’s pilot program involving the deployment of the intranasal anti-narcotic medication Narcan.
Prosecutors from multiple counties in New Jersey have announced the conclusion of a seven-month gang investigation.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 8 – Dr. Battles Pharmaceutical Co.’s In Fight Against Overprescription
“The sales for these medications continue to skyrocket, to a point at which the U.S. is now consuming more than 80 percent of the entire world’s opioid supply,” Dr. Andrew Kolodny told WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 6 – Law Enforcement’s New Focus On Painkiller-Related Violence
Narcotic painkillers and the doctors who prescribe them illegally have become a new focus for law enforcement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.
He lost his dream job with the Boston Celtics and nearly lost his life to Oxycontin and heroin, but now he’s a man on a mission, traveling the country telling his powerful story to vulnerable kids, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.
At 21-years-old, Chris Herren was a huge talent in professional basketball, but his drug addiction proved to be even bigger.
Officer Devon Daniels is accused of using the NYPD’s database to assist a Queens heroin dealer by giving him inside information and official police parking placards.
A dangerous new threat has emerged in the suburbs. Experts told CBS 2 that Mexican drug cartels have targeted the New York area with one of the most destructive and addicting drugs around.
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