Drugs Found In Ex-Suffolk Police Chief's Prison Cell

May 9, 2017
Mark Levy / AP

Prison officials have reportedly discovered illegal drugs in the cell of former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke.

Lynne Sladky / AP

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced his support for a bipartisan bill to help cut the flow of fentanyl into Connecticut, Long Island and across the United States.

Cuomo Doubles Budget To Fight Opioid Crisis

Apr 20, 2017
Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at a Long Island Addiction Recovery Center this week about his efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in the state. Cuomo’s recent budget allocates nearly $200 million to combat the crisis, double previous funding.

Mike Balsamo / AP

A Long Island heroin ring that transformed parking lots along Route 110 into open air drug markets was taken down by law enforcement officials.

Opioid-Related ER Visits Soar In Connecticut

Mar 23, 2017
Courtesy of Pixabay

According to a new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Connecticut has one of the highest rates of opioid-related ER visits in the country.