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St. George »

There have been 75 suspected fatal overdoses so far this year, already higher than the 69 in 2015.

West Brighton »

The bill would mandate emergency room doctors consult the I-STOP database if they treat an OD patient.

St. George »

District Attorney Michael McMahon and Assemblyman Michael Cusick announced the program Friday.

Annadale »

Sharissa Turk, 25, was found dead inside her Jefferson Boulevard home, police said.

New Dorp »

Rep. Dan Donovan and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis called on all precincts citywide to add the boxes.

West Brighton »

Sen. Schumer asked for funds to treat, prevent and promote awareness of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Eltingville »

Mayor Bill de Blasio and elected officials announced that about 190 pharmacies will sell naloxone.

Astoria »

One of the Queens students was arrested for distributing the prescription drug, police said. 

New Dorp »

NYPD precincts will get locked dropboxes where people can safely discard unused prescription pills.

Great Kills »

Police arrested nine people on Staten Island who they said sold prescription drugs and heroin.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg said the mobile medical vans will be staffed with primary care providers.

St. George »

Michael Mancusi, 27, of Staten Island, has pleaded guilty to running a prescription drug ring.

Mariners Harbor »

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the law will serve as a model to curb prescription drug abuse.

Central Harlem »

Antonio Tavarez was busted for trying to purchase 360 pills of Percocet from an undercover cop.

Great Kills & Tottenville »

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan said a prescription drug problem is threatening his borough.