Long Island Teen Dies After Overdosing on Oxycodone, Dealer Arrested: Police

EAST MEADOW, NY – A 19-year-old Long Island woman died after overdosing on oxycodone Saturday and the man who sold her the pills has been arrested, Nassau Police said.

According to police, Third Precinct patrol officers responded to a Barbara Drive home in East Meadow for a reported overdose at 8:20 a.m. Upon arrival, the officers found a 19-year-old woman, who (more…)

What is Oxycodone? Everything you need to know about the deadly drug – Birmingham Mail

A drug called oxycodone has been making headlines across the globe over recent months.

Rumours surfaced regarding music icon Prince’s dependence on the drug in the wake of the Purple Rain singer’s death.

And WWE legend Chyna was found to have traces of the substance in her system after she was found dead.

But what is it? What are its effects? How is it (more…)

Family of local football player linked to federal oxycodone investigation files lawsuit -…

The parents of Michael Yenick, who died of an oxycodone overdose and is linked to a federal drug investigation, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Reno family doctor Robert Rand.

Yenick, 33, a former Nevada and Bishop Manogue High School football player, died of oxycodone (more…)