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.
'Life With Layla' Documentary Shows Opioid Crisis Through Eyes Of Little GirlAfter losing her aunt to a fatal heroin overdose, Layla and her family try to stop her uncle from going down the same path.
Demi Lovato Recovery An Addiction Battle Many Face Every DayA representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was hospitalized Tuesday for an overdose.
Six Inmates Reportedly Overdose On Drugs At Westchester County JailA medical crisis at the jail was reported around 3 p.m. Sunday.
Hundreds Turn Out To Mourn Young, Cold Spring Man Killed By HeroinHundreds turned out for a memorial service for the latest victim in what has become a grim routine for many middle-class communities.
Long Island Community Honors First Responders For Saving Heroin Overdose VictimsOn Monday, a Long Island community honored first responders for the lives that they helped save by using a drug that brings overdosing addicts back to life.
Ocean County Officials Warn Of Lethal Batch Of HeroinDespite heroin being available in highly concentrated forms, the spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Al Della Fave, said dealers are always looking to super-charge their product.
Heroin Suspected In Trio Of SUNY Oswego OverdosesOfficials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.
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.
9 Busted In Premium Heroin Dealing Ring In Riverhead, LIThe heroin glassines allegedly sold by the members of the drug ring were stamped with the word Hollywood, authorities said. The high-grade heroin was sold in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said.
Suspected Philip Seymour Hoffman Heroin Dealer Seeks Treatment For AddictionRobert Vineberg, 57, has been charged with felony possession of heroin with intent to sell. His attorney said Vineberg was a ten bag a day heroin addict, a friend of the Oscar-winning actor and not his drug dealer.
Attorney: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Alleged Heroin Dealer Kept Stash Only For HimselfRobert Vineberg is charged with possessing heroin with the intent to sell. The 57-year-old was arrested as police followed leads after Hoffman's Feb. 2 death in an apparent heroin overdose.
NYPD Questions 4 On Possible Drug Sales To Philip Seymour HoffmanThe NYPD has arrested four people on drug charges, and police were questioning them late Tuesday in connection to drug sales to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Christie Signs Overdose Protection Act With Rocker Jon Bon Jovi At His SideGov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed into law a measure that protects drug users or witnesses who call 911 to report an overdose.
Narcan Nasal Spray Saves Dozens From Overdoses In Suffolk County51 lives have been saved in the past six months in Suffolk County because police officers who have also been trained as EMTs have used the nasal spray Narcan to revive men and women who overdosed on drugs.