A surge in overdoses in one New York City borough has given florists and undertakers there a close view of the damage heroin can do.
Following the tragic death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman exactly one week ago today in his New York City apartment, of an apparent drug overdose, authorities are closely scrutinizing heroin dealers activities. The week prior to Ho...
Faced with a deluge of drug overdose deaths—70 heroin-related fatalities in 2016 to date—Staten Island's district attorney plans to start sending people who commit low-level crimes to... To view the full story, click the title link.
Eight suspected overdoses have authorities investigating whether a bad batch of heroin is circulating on Staten Island.
The fatal overdose of Jonathan Ayers, 27, was the latest in a record number of heroin deaths in the borough. With his diary, he left behind a chronicle of his addiction.