Lawmakers On Long Island Begin Pushing 'Death By Dealer' Bill To Curb Rash Of Fatal Drug OverdosesFatal drug overdoses have surged during the pandemic. Pushers and suppliers currently charged only with criminal sale of a controlled substance may soon face tougher penalties.
3 Bronx Men Busted In Major Heroin, Fentanyl Ring; Nearly 40 Pounds Of Drugs Seized, Some Labeled 'COVID-19' And 'Drop Dead'The drugs were stamped with a variety of brand names, including "COVID-19," "Drop Dead," "Straight Up," "Waze," "Thunder Cats" and many more.
Advocates Call On Gov. Cuomo To Move Forward With Opening Of Supervised Drug Injection SitesDeadly overdoses have reached alarming levels during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Nurse Donna Monticone Sentenced For Swapping Patients' Fentanyl At Infertility CenterDonna Monticone said she used a syringe to swap the potent painkiller fentanyl with saltwater, so she could use the fentanyl for herself.
Connecticut Nurse Faces Up To 5 Years In Jail After Admitting To Removing Opioid Painkiller From Vials Of Infertility Treatment PatientsThe incident happened in mid 2020 at the Yale Fertility Center in New Haven.
NYPD Officers Recovering From Possible Fentanyl Exposure During Bronx Drug BustOfficers raided an apartment around 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Willis Avenue near 140th Street in the Mott Haven section and took several people into custody.
NYPD Raids Bronx Apartment In Drug Bust, Several Officers Taken To Hospital For Possible Fentanyl ExposureThe NYPD tells CBS2’s Ali Bauman they were conducting a search in an apartment building on Willis Avenue by East 140th Street Thursday night.
Drug Bust On Long Island Nets The Largest Fentanyl Seizure In Nassau County HistoryAuthorities sat 400 grams of fentanyl – the equivalent to more than 150,000 potentially fatal overdoses – were seized by police.
DEA Warns New Yorkers Of Potentially Deadly Counterfeit Prescription Pills From MexicoAccording to the DEA, dangerous counterfeit pills containing fentanyl are being manufactured by Mexican drug cartels for distribution throughout North America.
Special Prosecutor: Cops Seize More Than $1 Million Worth Drugs Not Far From 2 Bronx SchoolsThere was an alarming drug bust in the Bronx earlier this week.
N.J. School Board Introduces New Video To Help Student-Athletes Combat OpioidsNew Jersey has a new tactic to prevent kids from getting hooked on opioids, especially student-athletes.
NYC Drug Overdose Stats Down, Fentanyl Still Top KillerA total of 1,444 people died in 2018 from an overdose, 38 fewer than in 2017.
Major Bronx Drug Bust Breaks Up Smuggling Ring Bringing Fentanyl From MexicoInvestigators say the 50 pounds of fentanyl they confiscated were headed to the Bronx and other parts of the northeast. The amount was lethal enough to kill everyone in New York City.
Sen. Schumer Wants Some Of President Trump's Opioid Detection Money To Battle Fentanyl Smuggling At JFKSenator Chuck Schumer is calling for federal funds to crack down on fentanyl smuggling through John F. Kennedy Airport.
Fentanyl Now The Deadliest Drug In The United States, CDC SaysThe drug overdose crisis is tightening its grip on the United States, with opioids taking a brutal toll according to a new government report.