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.
Four people have been arraigned on charges in a 20-count indictment in connection with a Chicago-to-New York drug trafficking ring following a three-month investigation.
Justin Mannick, who taught physical education in the North Warren Regional school district, also surrendered his teaching certificate.
Nazair Bey, 36, was arrested earlier this month after a seven-month investigation by state and Cumberland County officials.
At least 20 people have been indicted in connection with an operation that sources say sold and distributed a potent brand of heroin that has been linked to several overdose deaths in the region.
The pastor from Calvary Temple in Wayne led WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams me down a dingy alley in Paterson to the homeless squat where he chose to live for a week in the dead of winter.
More than 120 men and women from Long Island have been arrested on drug charges.
Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.
Three men are facing criminal charges after a home invasion in Farmingville did not go as planned, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
Hector Rodriguez and Donnell Burnhill are accused of selling undercover officers marijuana, crack cocaine and Ecstasy pills from Burke-Arthur Day Care Center.