A ray of HOPE in a borough plagued by the opioid epidemic shined a little brighter Wednesday after it was announced that the drug treatment program would be expanded in cooperation with the Criminal Court of the City of New York.
A Staten Island drug dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter for selling a batch of fentanyl-laced heroin that killed one of his customers.
The number of non-fatal overdoes this year, which is more than double the number of fatal overdoses, shows the opioid crisis on Staten Island could be getting worse.
Gift-buyers, particularly women, can breathe a little easier this holiday season now that a thief who had targeted female shoppers outside the Staten Island Mall and other retailers is behind bars.
Senate Rivera of West Brighton pleaded guilty on Friday to drug and gun charges that come with a 12-year prison sentence
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Getting busted in major drug takedowns isn’t the only thing these two defendants have in common.
Tysean Moore and Eric Johnson are also going to spend some time in a prison cell.
Michael Sykes was convicted Tuesday of two counts of murder in the first degree for fatally stabbing Ziana Cutler, 1, and Maliyah Sykes, 4 months.
Flowers and lit candles memorialize Joseph Coluccio, who died from apparent overdose in 2016. Supervised Injection Facilities will not prevent such tragedies and are dangers themselves.
David Ruiz will be sentenced to eight years behind bars in exchange for his felony drug plea.
“One law-and-order Islander who was on the trip, after recounting the change-for-the-better in Red Hook neighborhoods surrounding the court, shook his head and asked, “What is happening to me?”