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  • Noor Mayan & Alyssa Romer
    Police: 2 arrested in alleged drug sale at White Castle in Lynbrook
    Two people were arrested Tuesday evening on felony drug charges after being caught in the middle of an alleged drug transaction in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant in Lynbrook, according to police.Nassau County Police said Noor Mayan, 30,...
  • Darryl Coad
    Man accused of assaulting Long Beach detective held without bail
    He couldn’t leap out of this one.A man who goes by the nickname “Froggy” was arraigned in a Long Island courtroom Thursday on charges he punched a Long Beach police detective in the face while allegedly fleeing a heroin sale,...
  • Miguel Vicente
    Court upholds $2.5M bail in Suffolk heroin ring case
    A state appellate court ruled Wednesday that the $2.5 million bail set for a man accused of running a multimillion-dollar heroin network in Suffolk County was legal and will not be reduced.Prosecutors say the man, Miguel Vicente, 33, of Brooklyn,...
  • Prison guard credited with saving life of search dog after dog swallowed heroin
    Prison guard credited with saving life of search dog after dog swallowed heroin
    A California prison guard is being credited with saving the life of his K-9 “partner” after the dog swallowed heroin during a search of an inmate’s cell.Officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation...
  • Guy injects himself with drugs and overdoses, his friends pose for selfies with dead body and post them on Facebook
    Duo props-up corpse of overdosed friend, take selfies to post on Facebook
    When a guy died of a drug overdose, his meth-using friends weren’t too sure what to do. What happens next opens a window for you into the minds of people strung out on those horrible street drugs and while this trio is from Missouri, it is...
  • NY City heroin deaths have doubled since 2010
    NY City heroin deaths have doubled since 2010
    Heroin-related deaths continue to increase in New York City, doubling from 209 in 2010 to 420 in 2013, reflecting a national trend as more and more people are turning to the drug to relieve pain as prescription opoids become harder to comeby due...
  • Intravenous drug use
    This new designer drug is deadly
    A relatively new designer street drug has been getting a lot of attention lately. According to a report on Fox News Friday morning, the drug, acetylfentanyl, is a truly frighteningand deadly drug that many users don't even know they have...
  • DA: 22 arrested in heroin and cocaine ring on Long Island
    DA: 22 arrested in heroin and cocaine ring on Long Island
    Nearly two dozen people are facing criminal charges in a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring with a door-to-door delivery service for “good customers” that brought kilos of cocaine and heroin to Long Island every week, Suffolk...
  • Opiate death problem shifts to Worcester
    Opiate death problem shifts to Worcester
    A few months ago, Taunton seemed to be the center of the “bad heroin” epidemic with a huge increase in opiate related overdoses and deaths. Now Worcester, a larger city in the middle of the state reports a similar problem. Last Spring,...
  • Sadie Silver: Brooklyn elementary school principal arrested
    Sadie Silver: School principal arrested for smuggling drugs to son in prison
    Sadie Silver, a principal at a New York City school was arrested on Friday for trying to smuggle drugs inside a New York state correctional facility, according to CBS News. New York City police investigators say that 40-year-old Sadie Silver,...
  • Alix Catherine Tichleman
    Santa Cruz police arrest admitted prostitute in heroin death on yacht
    An admitted prostitute is facing murder charges in the death of a high-tech executive who died on his yacht after police say she injected him with heroin.Santa Cruz police have arrested 26-year-old Alix Catherine Tichleman in the November death of...
  • Anonymous tipsters help law enforcement agencies
    Ohio utilizing anonymous crime tips
    With today's technology, there's no reason not to help police agencies crack down on crime, especially in your own neighborhood. The Journal News reported that the Butler County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) released a public service...
  • Marijuana use up in US but more users seeking help
    Marijuana use up in US but more users seeking help
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, drug overdose, including unintentional alcohol poisoning, is the fourth leading cause of premature death in the county and the 17th leading cause of death overall. Beyond Los Angeles...
  • Heroin prevention program
    Smack down on heroin epidemic
    Governor Cuomo and Albany legislators announced a bill for tougher laws on the State's growing heroin epidemic. The new programs address the issue to protect New Yorkers, especially “the youngest in our communities, who represent a...
  • Mom charged in kids with heroin: Kid takes heroin to school, her mom charged
    Mom charged in kids with heroin: Kid takes heroin to school, her mom charged
    No parents of the year here. Christopher Troy-Jenkins White, 28, and Marie Hunter, 32, were charged after Hunter’s young daughter brought heroin into her Barry Elementary School in Cobbs Creek, near Philadelphia. The first-grade girl, who is...