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Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Caught With Crack Stuffs it Into His Mouth, Police Say

Daurys Payano, 18, was found with crack and a knife, police said.

Fordham »

Pharmacy Used HIV Patients to Get Millions in Phony Claims, Officials Say

The HIV patients were paid not to take their medication in exchange for phony prescriptions.

South Jamaica »

Crime in Jamaica Drops as Police and Community Groups Battle Gangs and Guns

Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Swallows Lit Marijuana Cigar to Hide it From Police, NYPD Says

Dejon Smith, 22, downed the drug when a police officer spotted him with it, records show.

Civic Center »

FBI Busts International Mafia Drug Ring, Officials Say

Members of the Gambino and the Ndrangheta families smuggled heroin and cocaine, the FBI said.

Greenwich Village »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Had Multiple Drug Dealers: Sources

Heroin found in an accused dealer's apartment did not match the heroin found with Hoffman, sources said.

NoHo »

Heroin Suspect Had Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cell Number, Sources Say

Robert Vineberg, 57, was indicted for possession of 250 bags of heroin.

NoHo »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Repeatedly Bought Heroin at Raided Building: Sources

An informant told police this week that Hoffman was a regular at 302 Mott St., sources said.

East Village »

NYU Student Plunges From Roof After Taking Drugs, Police Say

Titan Lee-Hai took psychedelic mushrooms before he jumped to his death from a dorm roof, police said.

Red Hook »

Drug Rehab Center Planned for Red Hook

Urban Recovery House is looking to open a high-end rehab facility at 110 Beard St. in Red Hook.

Bed-Stuy »

Vanessa Williams Joins Bed-Stuy Supporters for Reconnect Cafe Grand Opening

Reconnect Cafe takes teens off the streets and helps them to learn the "culture of work."

University Heights »

Cops Seize More Than 70 Pot Plants in Bronx Bust

The 70 plants collected at the Davidson Ave. grow lab weighed in at over 200 pounds, police said.

Kew Gardens »

Family-Run Gambling Ring Had Cache of Weapons and Drugs, Queens DA Says

The family allegedly ran betting parlors in the city and Long Island, raking in about $1 million yearly.

Randall's Island »

31 Arrested at Shuttered Electric Zoo Party on Randall's Island, Cops Say

The Electric Zoo Dance festival, which closed early after two deaths, will offer refunds for Sunday.

Kew Gardens »

MTA Employee Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges, Cops Say

MTA employee Satchel Corso, 25, was arrested with a gun and cocaine Tuesday night, police said.

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