A Manhattan court reporter may have jeopardized the verdicts in around 30 court cases when he wrote “I HATE MY JOB” instead of recording the case. His excuse? Alcoholism.
Last Update: April 9th, 2014 at 10:07 am
One music teacher in New York discovered a creative way to fund her heroin habit… at school and student expense.
Former Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes was sentenced to three years probation for her 2012 DUI, which included her car hitting a police officer.
A doctor-owned clinic was busted in New York. Authorities suspect over 30,000 illegal pain killer prescriptions, and up to $500 million in pills. It was operating like the classic “Pill Mills” shut down several years ago in Florida.
Last Update: February 5th, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died alone in his bathroom last night. Cause of death: deadly consequences of addiction.
Last Update: December 26th, 2013 at 5:13 pm
Breath mints come in all shapes and sizes. So does MDMA (ecstasy). If NY cops suspect you’re carrying drugs, the cute little mints can get you arrested.
In NY City a delivery man was allegedly delivering more than pizza and pepsi in his Papa John’s Pizza delivery uniform. The arrest came after cops received delivery of a $27,500 kilo of cocaine they ordered.
Prescription Drug Task Force finds that just 15% of prescribers are supplying 82% of the prescription drugs dispensed in NYC.
Last Update: May 7th, 2012 at 5:48 pm
A new documentary of the life of Bill, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, will screen in New York City’s Quad Cinema starting May 18.
Last Update: February 2nd, 2012 at 5:45 pm
The Long Island Expressway is being called “The Heroin Highway” by law enforcement officials, after they executed over 120 arrests for heroin sales between dealers in Queens and drug consumers on the east end of Long island.
Last Update: February 2nd, 2012 at 5:46 pm
Charlie’s Family Pharmacy is the second Long Island, NY pharmacy to suffer an oxycodone-focused armed robbery that resulting in shooting deaths. The New Year’s Eve robbery left 2 dead.
Last Update: May 2nd, 2012 at 11:23 pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a Task Force to investigate prescription drug abuse and the high overdose rate in the city.
Last Update: February 2nd, 2012 at 6:19 pm
Authorities condemned the residence of a doctor arrested for illegal distribution of hydrodone pain killers on Long Island. If he pleads guilty, he’ll get any detox he might need as well as cleaner quarters.
Last Update: February 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 pm
Long Island’s Haven Drug Massacre of 2011 continues to produce arrests for the DEA. Another Long Island pain pills doc arrested.