Associated Press
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 03, 2020 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- More companies could begin making an easy-to-use version of an opioid overdose antidote under a deal announced Thursday by New York's attorney general. Under the agreement, Emergent BioSolutions will no longer enforce a contract that had allowed it to be the only company to sell...
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Kimberly Dole
September 10, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Queens doctor has been sentenced to seven years in prison and two years probation following the overdose deaths of three patients. Prosecutors said Dr. Lawrence Choy prescribed 14 patients large amounts of opioids and other drugs in combinations that were potentially...
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November 17, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Good Samaritans saved the life of an FDNY firefighter who overdosed on heroin while sitting in his car on a residential street on Staten Island, police say.
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Anthony Legette is a accused of selling laced heroin that led to an overdose death.
Nassau County DA
August 23, 2018 - 11:03 am
MASSAPEQUA, NY (1010 WINS) -- An alleged drug dealer has been arrested in connection with a fatal overdose in Nassau County. Police say Anthony Legette recently sold a deadly mixture of heroin and fentanyl to a Massapequa man. Investigators believe the 28-year-old, who is from East Patchogue, is...
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August 02, 2018 - 7:53 pm
By David Caplan LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS) -- Demi Lovato has agreed to enter a live-in rehab facility following a drug overdose last week, TMZ is reporting. The singer remains hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she's been recuperating from her overdose. She reportedly...
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July 26, 2018 - 3:02 pm
By David Caplan LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS) -- Demi Lovato remains at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center recuperating from Tuesday morning's apparent drug overdose, and while her condition appears to be improving, more is becoming known about what led up to her overdose, as well as the current state of...
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