NYPD To Put 1,000 More Cops On The Street To Deal With Summertime ChallengesPolice are rolling out a program to get more cops on the street and help deal with the rise in the warmer season's unpredictable challenges from drug users, the homeless and the mentally ill.
NYPD Recovers More Than 1,000 Packages Of Synthetic Marijuana At Brooklyn ApartmentThe packages were called "Cotton Ball," "Incredible Hulk," "AK 47" and "Smacked" and are associated with past overdoses.
Exclusive: NYPD Overdose Squad Working To Get K2 Off The Streets In BrooklynNearly 100 people had to be hospitalized over the past week due to a tainted batch of K2 in Brooklyn, health officials say.
Mayor's Office Facing NYC Drug Crisis Spilling Out Into Streets, ParksFrom a crackdown on K2 overdoses on Brooklyn sidewalks, to syringes littering a Bronx park, New York City’s drug crisis has been on full view this week.
NYPD Warning Of 'Dangerous Batch Of K2' After 56 Recent Overdoses In BrooklynPolice say the toxic batch of K2 is making its way around Brooklyn after more than 50 people overdosed in just a few days.
NYPD Issues K2 Alert After Recent Spate Of OverdosesThe department released photos of some of the packages, and say 49 people have overdosed since the first case on Friday.
Arrests Made In Brooklyn Following Latest Suspected K2 Overdose IncidentPolice have made arrests after more than a dozen people were hospitalized Saturday in Brooklyn following what's being described as an overdose on the drug K2.
5 Suspected K2 Overdoses Strike New Haven Within An HourA rash of overdoses on what was believed to be K2 struck New Haven, Connecticut Thursday.
3 Arrested In Synthetic Marijuana Bust At Long Island Convenience StoreThree people have been arrested in a synthetic marijuana bust at a convenience store on Long Island.
Rash Of Newark Hospitalizations May Be Linked To Synthetic Pot; Cops SayDozens of people have been hospitalized in Newark, and police say it could be linked to K2.
2 Men Arrested In Newark After K2 Makes 40 People Sick In Recent Days, Police SayPolice in Newark are trying to identify the source of a batch of the drug K2 that has left about 40 people ill in recent days.