Pain killers

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Addicts Need Treatment, War On Drugs ‘A Dismal Failure’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wants to change the war on drugs. On Wednesday he made a bold statement about drug abuse and prevention.

10/01/2014

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

Rohan Wijetilaka's doctor office. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Westchester County Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Writing Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions

The doctor, 64-year-old Rohan Wijetilaka of Manhattan, was arrested Wednesday night. His practice in Yonkers was raided Thursday by federal agents.

07/26/2012