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Scott Smith was was arrested on Monday on murder and weapons charges. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Former NJ Cop Charged In Drug-Related Murder Of Life-Long Friend

A former Hasbrouck Heights police officer has been charged in the case of a Wood-Ridge man who was found stabbed to death on Sunday.


Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

DA’s Office: Doctor Who Prescribed Medications To Medford Pharmacy Shooter David Laffer Arrested

Stan Xuhui Li, 57, worked out of a pain management clinic in Flushing. Investigators think Li may have also sold prescriptions to nine other people who died of overdoses since Jan. 2009.


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Arraignment Set For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Steal Drugs From L.I. Pharmacy

Suffolk County police say 25-year-old Nicholas Lobianco handed a Rite Aid employee a note demanding prescription drugs. They say Lobianco then ran away before the employee could comply.


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Police Crush Prescription Drug Selling Operation At Staten Island Bagel Shop

A Staten Island bagel store is suspected of being the home of illegal prescription drug sales. As many as 25 people have been arrested and the deli has been shut down.


Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.


Prescription drug bottles - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Northport Launches ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ For People To Discard Unused Medication

There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.


Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

SI Drug Incident Leads To Detectives, Suspects Hospitalized

A wild incident on Staten Island left two detectives and two drug suspects hospitalized on Friday afternoon outside the Manor Heights Shopping Plaza.


Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Correction Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.


Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

Report: More N.J. Students Abusing Prescriptions

Parents in New Jersey might want to better safeguard their prescription drugs and alcohol.


Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

DEA Hosting Nationwide Drug ‘Take-Back’ On Saturday

The DEA is taking action against what it calls an epidemic, hosting the first ever nationwide prescription drug take-back program in hopes of stemming teen prescription drug abuse.