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.
The bipartisan measure would allow health care professionals to provide orders for naloxone to certified training programs and pharmacies.
Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.
Anna Kovarick, 38, of Bay Shore would drive students to and from private schools in the West Islip area and allegedly sell heroin in between bus runs.
Heroin is no longer a problem in the dark alleys of urban areas. It has spread to the cul-de-sacs of suburbia.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the “Community Conversation on Heroin,” at Waterbury City Hall.
Three men have been arrested and charged with allegedly running a sophisticated drug trafficking operation out of two Washington Heights apartments, authorities announced Wednesday.
Authorities said Bernard Charles was acting nervously while his bags were being inspected by Customs officers after arriving at JFK on a flight from Trinidad.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the Community Overdose Prevention program on Thursday, saying it will let every state and local law enforcement officer carry naloxone.
Police say 30-year-old Carlos Tavarez rented the vehicle on Sunday and later contacted Budget to say he needed to retrieve something. Port Authority Police said a bag found under the dashboard contained 250 packages of heroin.