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.
Prosecutors: Man Nabbed With 11 Pounds Of Heroin At Jersey Gardens MallFederal prosecutors say a man traveled from Massachusetts to a New Jersey mall with 11 pounds of heroin as part of a drug-trafficking organization operating in Mexico.
LI Fire Chief Found With Heroin In Department Vehicle, Faces 9 Years In PrisonAuthorities say Westhampton Beach assistant fire chief Kevin Raynor was arrested after a routine traffic stop uncovered 155 glassine bags of heroin that police believe were going to be sold.
Nassau County DA, Islanders Team Up To Battle Heroin Addiction On Long IslandA new public service announcement features the team’s Matt Martin and Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.
$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.
Men Accused Of Smuggling $3M Worth Of Heroin In Box Of TomatoesAuthorities said the heroin was packed into the boxes in Chicago before making its way to New York, where it was headed to a customer in the Bronx.
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.
Seen At 11: New Jersey Women Open Up About Battles With Heroin AddictionThey're the poster girls of the opioid crisis, exposing their pasts in a series of anti-drug commercials.
11 Indicted In Alleged Staten Island-Based Heroin RingAuthorities said they have taken down an alleged heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring operating out of Staten Island.
2 Bronx Toddlers Recovering After Ingesting Heroin In Separate IncidentsTwo toddlers were rescued with Narcan injections after ingesting heroin, officials said.
Authorities Seize 'Over One Million Doses' Of Fentanyl From Long Island HomeSuffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said it was enough of the deadly chemical to kill hundreds of thousands of people.
‘Anti-Heroin Crusader’ Defends Actions At Sentencing For Holland Tunnel Gun BustHe calls himself an anti-heroin crusader, but prosecutors argued otherwise.
Seniors Caught Pushing Pills Are The ‘New Face Of Drug Dealing’; Experts SayWith prescription drug abuse reaching epidemic proportions, police say there's a new face of drug dealing; the elderly.
Christie Plans To Divert State Funds To Pay For $200-Million Opioid InitiativeGovernor Chris Christie is laying out the details of his new $200-million plan to fight New Jersey's opioid epidemic.
New Jersey Schools Turn To Anti-Drug Programs In Response To Opioid CrisisThe police chief and superintendent are joining forces with the LEAD program -- Law Enforcement Against Drugs -- to focus on the changing needs of kids these days.