Drugs

Heroin bust
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
July 19, 2019 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Federal and state agents seized $5 million worth of suspected heroin headed for New York City and the northeast this week, included some bearing an "El Chapo" stamp. Prosecutors and police announced the interception of 3 kilograms of what is believed to be heroin and 250,000...
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Prescription pills
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June 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Scientists say a good thing can sometimes lead to a bad thing.
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Mug shots of alleged gang members caught in Westchester operation
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A police operation in Westchester led to the arrest of 18 alleged gang members on drug trafficking related charges, authorities say. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino and New Rochelle Police Commissioner Joseph Schaller announced the arrests as part of a...
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Westchester drug bust site
Glenn Schuck
Glenn Schuck
June 04, 2019 - 6:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS ) — Two police officers were shot during a drug bust in Westchester, breaking overnight, authorities say. Anthony Piccolino, Ardsley Chief of police said that the Greenburgh Swat officers sustained non-life threatening injuries at a local hotel late Monday night and were...
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Reports say an open air drug market is being run just steps away from Central Park.
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Mike Montone
March 25, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An open air drug market is operating just steps from Central Park, the New York Post reports. RELATED: Accused drug dealer arrested in Massapequa man’s overdose death | Mapping System Will Help Nassau Cops Bust Drug Dealers, Prevent Overdoses | Feds charge Rikers Island...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2019 - 3:18 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Garden State looks like it's about to go to pot. WEB EXTRA: Curious about legal pot in the Garden State? Checkout our High State Area series and get up to speed What will happen if and when legalization occurs? And what about legalizing other drugs? Mike tries to educate...
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Spring Break South Padre Island
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March 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX (1010 WINS) -- A Texas town has rolled out the spring break welcome mat. With no parental supervision and a business community that's willing to look the other way, there's little to stop South Padre Island spring breakers from getting into trouble. The typically sleepy...
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November 30, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation's opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies said over the next three years it will help up to 10 states address the causes of opioid addiction and strengthen prevention...
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El Chapo is escorted by DEA agents.
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November 08, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- El Chapo wasn't getting much love in federal court in Brooklyn on Thursday. As 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa reports, the world's most notorious reputed drug lord's request to 'feel human' was denied. RELATED: Jury picked for trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' | Federal fortress...
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NYPD
September 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say they're investigating gunfire by law enforcement that snarled traffic near midtown Manhattan. The authorities said on Thursday that a Drug Enforcement Administration team was trailing the car of a suspect on the West Side Highway when the gunfire occurred. They said...
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