Prosecutors Are Going After Michael K. Williams’ Alleged Dealer Using An Increasingly Common — And Controversial — Charge
The alleged dealer faces life in prison for a charge known as “death-resulting,” which prosecutors are using to try to address the fentanyl crisis.
Feb 6, 5:00 AM
Four Men Charged in Connection With Overdose Death Of Michael K. Williams
Police had been investigating the apartment where Williams allegedly purchased the drugs.
Feb 2, 4:34 PM
NY Senate Seeks Input from Advocates, Health Officials On How To Reverse Spike In Opioid Overdoses
Testimonies called on legislators to look into why addiction treatment centers often turn away people with mental health issues.
Oct 21, 2021 3:27 PM
If You’re Partying Again In NYC, Be Wary Of Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine
The synthetic opioid was found in nearly one in 10 bags of coke seized by the NYPD in April.
Updated: Jun 7, 2021 5:55 PM
Heroin In "Coronavirus" Packaging Seized In $1 Million Drug Bust
Six people were arrested after authorities raided a Bronx apartment.
May 9, 2020 12:31 PM
Alleged Narcotics Dealer Threw Fentanyl Powder In Officers' Faces During Raid
The officers exhibited fentanyl-related symptoms, including nausea and shortness of breath.
Dec 12, 2019 5:14 PM
Feds Seize Enormous Cocaine Shipment At Port Of New York And Newark
The shipment weighed 3,200 pounds, or 1.6 tons, and has been valued around $77 million.
Updated: Mar 11, 2019 4:10 PM
Cuomo's Opioid Plan Will 'Raise Hopes And Accomplish Nothing,' Advocates Say
The governor's approach to combating the opioid epidemic is full of "watered down, under-funded and ultimately half-steps that do not go far enough," according to advocates.
Updated: Jan 17, 2019 10:56 AM
Fatal Drug Overdoses Increased Last Year As Fentanyl Crisis Grips NYC Communities
Fatal drug overdoses rose once again in New York City last year, thanks in large part to growing fentanyl usage.
Updated: Sep 19, 2018 2:03 PM
DEA, NYPD Bust Heroin Mill Across From Washington Heights School
Authorities found between one and a half to three kilos of what appeared to be heroin laced with fentanyl.
Updated: Sep 16, 2017 12:17 PM
A 'Prohibition' Approach To NYC's Opioid Crisis Only Makes It Worse, Advocates Say
NYC recently invested $70 million in the anti-opioid policing.
Updated: Aug 11, 2017 10:09 AM
'Uber'-Branded Drugs Seized As Part Of $3 Million Fentanyl & Heroin Bust On Central Park West
The DEA said if the seized drugs are all fentanyl, then "This seizure alone contains enough potency to kill half of the population of New York City."
Updated: Aug 8, 2017 10:29 AM
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