A Long Island high school senior was slapped with criminal charges this week – just before graduation.
The health department said a letter will be sent to all stores with liquor licenses on Monday, reminding them to check IDs and to make sure employees are trained to avoid selling to underage buyers.
A fraternity at Rutgers University has been shut down because of an incident involving underage drinking.
A Connecticut mother was arrested Saturday night after police received an anonymous tip that underage drinking was taking place her home.
A New Jersey mother has been arrested for allegedly hosting an underage drinking party at her home.
A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected.
Officers will be on the lookout for customers using fake IDs and for adults who buy alcohol for minors. Last summer, the program led to 211 arrests.
The 2013 results show 39 percent of students surveyed had at least one drink of alcohol in the last 30 days, down from 56 percent in 2001.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that from Friday through Monday, drivers can expect sobriety checkpoints, increased DWI patrols and increased inspections on underage drinking and sales to minors.
A New Jersey mother said a party at her house had started as an innocent affair for high school football players and cheerleaders.
Police in upscale Ridgewood, N.J., busted a massive house party this weekend, and 17 teenagers were hauled off in handcuffs.
The arrest of a Long Island couple after a teenage girl got alcohol poisoning at their house has renewed the debate about the perils of supervised underage drinking.
A 16-year-old girl who was a guest at the party was ill with alcohol poisoning, police said. Other underage teens were also visibly drunk and witnesses told police that large amounts of vodka had been consumed, according to police.
Police said responding to a complaint of blocked traffic quickly discovered a party going on, with 80-100 teenagers in attendance. Some of the teens took off running when the police arrived.
Parents, teens and alcohol, is it a recipe for disaster? A Long Island couple is facing dozens of charges after police said they threw a wild booze fest for teenagers.