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 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.
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.
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.
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.
There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.
A wild incident on Staten Island left two detectives and two drug suspects hospitalized on Friday afternoon outside the Manor Heights Shopping Plaza.
A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.
Parents in New Jersey might want to better safeguard their prescription drugs and alcohol.
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.