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.
$7.5 Million In Suspected Heroin, Fentanyl Seized In Bronx RaidAuthorities seized more than 55 pounds of suspected heroin and fentanyl from a Bronx apartment that allegedly served as a drug packaging mill, law enforcement officials said.
Doggie Narcan Helps Save K-9s On The Front Lines Of The Opioid CrisisPolice officers are being trained to treat overdoses in dogs with the same drug used on humans – naloxone, or Narcan.
Authorities: Mexican 'Drug Kingpin' Nabbed In Huge NYC Fentanyl BustAn alleged drug trafficker was accused on Tuesday of flooding the New York City area with large quantities of fentanyl from Mexico at a time when overdoses related to the powerful opioid have skyrocketed.
Opioid Crisis Turning Librarians Into Emergency RespondersCases of opioid-related overdoses have become increasingly common in public libraries, putting staff there in the position of having to wait for emergency responders or administrating life-saving overdose drugs themselves.
Nearly 9 Pounds of Fentanyl Found Hidden In Wrapped FishNew York police recovered four kilograms -- nearly nine pounds -- of the deadly narcotic fentanyl wrapped inside fish seized from a vehicle in the Bronx last week.