heroin

Cops: Camden Man Paralyzed In Fall While Running From Police

Xavier Ingram was charged with resisting arrest by flight, receiving stolen property, drug possession and three weapons offenses.

06/14/2014

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan announces the arrest of 24 people suspected of trafficking drugs on June 12, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

24 Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges On Staten Island

Two dozen reputed Staten Island drug gang members were arrested Thursday, accused in 29 shootings and three killings since 2008, authorities said.

06/12/2014

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

New York To Add 100 Investigators To Narcotics Unit To Combat Heroin Epidemic

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.

06/11/2014

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

New York State Senate Passes 23 Bills Geared Toward Curbing Heroin Use

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.

06/09/2014

Cheryl Stankov, George Stankov

New Jersey Mom Warns Others After Losing Her Son To Heroin

A mother who lost her son and the light of her life has come forward with a warning for everybody.

06/04/2014

Some people arrested for heroin possession in a massive bust in New Jersey. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Snared In Massive New Jersey Heroin Sweep

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.

06/03/2014

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

NY Lawmakers Unveil 25 Bills To Curb Heroin Use

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.

05/29/2014

Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora Takes Anti-Drug Message To Toms River Event

Longtime Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora debuted a new song Tuesday night at a New Jersey forum on drug abuse.

05/28/2014

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

NYPD Officers To Carry Heroin Overdose Antidotes

Thousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.

05/27/2014

Schumer On Heroin

Schumer Asks For $100 Million To Fight Heroin Trade In New York

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.

05/26/2014

Prosecutors said this is the heroin recovered following the arrest of two men in Conn. (credit: Drug Enforcement Agency)

Special Narcotics Prosecutor Addresses Heroin Epidemic At City Council Hearing

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.

05/20/2014

Prosecutors said this is the heroin recovered following the arrest of two men in Conn. (credit: Drug Enforcement Agency)

Feds Intercept $11 Million Heroin Shipment, ‘Cut Pipeline’ Of Drug Distribution Ring

Edualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

05/19/2014

FILE PHOTO: MTA police inside Grand Central Terminal

MTA Police To Be Armed With Heroin Overdose Antidote Under NY AG’s Effort

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.

05/13/2014

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Heroin Suspected In Trio Of SUNY Oswego Overdoses

Officials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.

05/10/2014

The heroin police say they recovered at a Queens apartment on March 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Lawmakers Plan Roundtable To Discuss Statewide Spike In Heroin, Opioid Abuse

State lawmakers are hosting a roundtable discussion to examine the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in New York.

05/10/2014

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