Michael K. Williams Cause Of Death Revealed As Accidental OverdoseThe medical examiner determined the cause of death was acute intoxication from a deadly mix of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine.
Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Kills 6 People In 8 Days On The North ForkA very dangerous batch of drugs has killed six local East End residents this week, and police are urging caution.
CDC Reports Record Number Of Overdose Deaths Amid Pandemic With Nearly 93,000 Lives LostCDC data showed New York City with a 36% increase in overdose deaths. New York state is about the same.
Electric Zoo Requires Attendees To Watch Anti-Drug Video To Gain EntryThe move comes after two festival attendees died at last year's Electric Zoo, prompting the organizers to cancel the final day of the three-day event.
Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat Growing Heroin CrisisDemocratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the "Community Conversation on Heroin,'' at Waterbury City Hall.
Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor's Manslaughter TrialProsecutors called family members to prove that Dr. Li knew he was selling addictive painkillers to addicts. In opening statements last week, a narcotics prosecutor portrayed Li as a drug dealer with a medical degree.
Police Dogs Roam N.J. High School In Search Of Illegal DrugsThe Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said their main goal was to send a message to students to stay away from drugs.