Opioid Crisis Turning Librarians Into Emergency RespondersCases of opioid-related overdoses have become increasingly common in public libraries, putting staff there in the position of having to wait for emergency responders or administrating life-saving overdose drugs themselves.
Seen At 11: New Jersey Women Open Up About Battles With Heroin AddictionThey're the poster girls of the opioid crisis, exposing their pasts in a series of anti-drug commercials.
11 Indicted In Alleged Staten Island-Based Heroin RingAuthorities said they have taken down an alleged heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring operating out of Staten Island.
2 Bronx Toddlers Recovering After Ingesting Heroin In Separate IncidentsTwo toddlers were rescued with Narcan injections after ingesting heroin, officials said.
Authorities Seize 'Over One Million Doses' Of Fentanyl From Long Island HomeSuffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said it was enough of the deadly chemical to kill hundreds of thousands of people.
‘Anti-Heroin Crusader’ Defends Actions At Sentencing For Holland Tunnel Gun BustHe calls himself an anti-heroin crusader, but prosecutors argued otherwise.
Seniors Caught Pushing Pills Are The ‘New Face Of Drug Dealing’; Experts SayWith prescription drug abuse reaching epidemic proportions, police say there's a new face of drug dealing; the elderly.
Christie Plans To Divert State Funds To Pay For $200-Million Opioid InitiativeGovernor Chris Christie is laying out the details of his new $200-million plan to fight New Jersey's opioid epidemic.
New Jersey Schools Turn To Anti-Drug Programs In Response To Opioid CrisisThe police chief and superintendent are joining forces with the LEAD program -- Law Enforcement Against Drugs -- to focus on the changing needs of kids these days.
East Meadow Parents Unnerved By Pile Of Discarded Drug ParaphernaliaAn abundance of drug vials has been popping up in a new place, and some say it's evidence of an epidemic extending to new areas.
New York Lawmaker Wants State To Reimburse Schools For Opioid Antidote NarcanPutting the power of revival in public schools, that's the goal of proposed legislation unveiled Thursday on Long Island.
Christie Asks Feds To Declare Public Health Emergency Over OpioidsNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie has called on the federal government to declare a public health emergency in response to the opioid epidemic.