Killer Tide: How Authorities Hold Dealers Accountable For Deadly DosesShortly after Michael McMahon was elected Staten Island district attorney in 2014, a neighbor's child collapsed on his parent's front lawn and died of a heroin overdose.
‘It’s Sad, But It’s Part Of Our Culture,’ Ocean County School Nurses Trained To Use NarcanOn Thursday, nurses at Ocean County schools were being taught to use Narcan spray -- the antidote to combat a heroin overdose even if a victim isn't breathing.
Prosecutors Release Detailed Report Of What Caused Fatal Jersey Shore Motel FireSurveillance video from inside the motel shows John Alberti rummaging through seat cushions in a lounge. He later is shown face down on the couch with a lit cigarette.
Prosecutor: Improperly Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fatal Jersey Shore Motel FireA cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner's Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.
4 Dead In Point Pleasant Beach Motel BlazeEight others were also hurt in the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. at the Mariner's Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach.
Prosecutor: Heroin To Blame For Most Ocean County OverdosesOfficials said prescription pills go for about $20 or $25 each on the black market, but a hit of heroin is just $3 to $5.
Police Dogs Roam N.J. High School In Search Of Illegal DrugsThe Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said their main goal was to send a message to students to stay away from drugs.

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