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Aug 22, 2014

What You Need To Know About New Restrictions On Hydrocodone Combinations

The #1 most prescribed drug, hydrocodone/acetaminophen combinations, are about to become more difficult for some to get. In an attempt to minimize abuse, will the change also affects patients with legitimate medical needs for the narcotic painkiller...

Aug 17, 2014

Ohio man admits to having sex with up to 100 dead women

An Ohio morgue attendant has admitted having sex with up to 100 corpses. Kenneth Douglas, from Hamilton, said he had sexually abused three corpses while high on drink and drugs in 1991 and 1992...

Aug 03, 2014

Report: AFA Cadets Rape, Get High, and Cheat

Football players and other Air Force Academy athletes engaged in sexual misconduct and drug abuse at raunchy off-campus parties.,Air Force Academy athletes, including football players, participated in wild off-campus parties featuring booze, marijuan...

Jul 28, 2014

After Mass Hospitalizations At Keith Urban Show, Kaskade Defends EDM Festival Scene

EDM star Kaskade argues there's no connection between dance music and drug/alcohol abuse after reports of mass arrests and medical incidents among country music fans at a Keith Urban show over the weekend...

Aug 21, 2014

Rocky Point residents want to form neighborhood watch programs to combat burglaries

Concerned Rocky Point residents are organizing neighborhood watch programs in the wake of nearly a dozen burglaries in the past three months. After the break-ins, residents placed about 75 calls to Suffolk County Legis. Sarah Anker (D-Mount Sinai), w... #Suffolk County, NY #Brookhaven, NY #Eastport, NY #Mastic, NY #Middle Island, NY #Moriches, NY #Ridge, NY #Rocky Point, NY #Shirley, NY #Sound Beach, NY #Wading River, NY #Yaphank, NY #Mount Sinai, NY

Aug 20, 2014

Nassau detective warns boys at PAL camp about the danger of drug abuse

Boys from fourth to ninth grades Wednesday took a break from playing basketball at the Town of Oyster Bay Athletic Center in Hicksville to listen to a Nassau County detective's presentation about the dangers of drugs. "This is the biggest epidemic th... #Nassau County, NY #Bethpage State Park, NY #Hicksville, NY #Long Island, NY #Oyster Bay, NY

Aug 20, 2014

Lutheran church officials, Commack neighbors face off on immigrant children's housing

A public meeting Tuesday night about a proposal to temporarily house immigrant children at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack turned into a heated standoff between church leaders and outraged community members. The Rev. Dennis A. Walker of Holy Cr... #Commack, NY #Smithtown, NY #Syosset, NY

Aug 19, 2014

David Bradley takes insanity plea in police impersonation case

A former insurance executive took an insanity plea Tuesday to charges that he was impersonating a federal immigration agent, handcuffing people he encountered in traffic incidents and, in one case, taking a man to his Port Jefferson Station home. Dav... #David Bradley #Mercedes-Benz

Aug 19, 2014

How can Chris Grayling deny our prisons crisis?

Successive prisons inspectors sound the alarm about our overcrowded, violent jails, but British politicians dont want to kick the habit The British are prison addicts. We scour the country for reasons to imprison. We jail for not having a television ... #Europe #United Kingdom #Chris Grayling #Kent State University

Aug 13, 2014

Letter: Addicts in recovery should unite

My daughter lived through a drug overdose in April ["A raw sensitivity beneath the jokes," News, Aug. 12]. Afterward, she went to The New Direction in Walton, N.Y., a center for counseling and recovery from substance abuse. It cost $6,000 for a three... #Europe #United Kingdom #Chris Grayling #Kent State University