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Heroin Prevention

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

CNN: Odds of dying from accidental opioid overdose in the US surpass those of dying in car accident

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The grim finding comes from the National Safety Council which analyzed preventable injury and fatality statistics from 2017.

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

CBS News: Drug overdose deaths skyrocket among middle-aged women

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that drug overdose deaths among females aged 30 to 64 have skyrocketed in recent years.

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

NY Times: Learning With: ‘Heroin Addiction Explained: How Opioids Hijack the Brain’

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What do you know about opioids and the national opioid epidemic?
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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Newsday: Islanders' Matt Martin records PSA to fight heroin crisis

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After Nassau DA Madeline Singas reached out to team for assistance, Isles brought students to game as part of Singas' initiative.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

NPR: Fentanyl Surpasses Heroin As Drug Most Often Involved In Deadly Overdoses

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Fentanyl is now the drug most frequently involved in overdose deaths in the U.S., according to a National Vital Statistics System report published Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

WABC: Heroin epidemic hitting families hard

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Stacey Sager reports on one family's struggle in Nassau County, Long Island

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

NY Times: ‘The Numbers Are So Staggering.’ Overdose Deaths Set a Record Last Year.

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A class of synthetic drugs has replaced heroin in many major American drug markets, ushering in a more deadly phase of the opioid epidemic.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Newsday: Cocaine-heroin ring operating on LI taken down, Nassau DA says

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“We collaborated with law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions to make sure we crushed these supply chains.”

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

PIX 11: The Hooked Generation: Fighting the opioid crisis on the front lines

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DA Singas spoke with Pix 11 to share what the NCDA is doing to combat drug use on Long Island.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

WABC Covers 'Choices and Consequences'

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DA Singas said:
"In fact, it's shocking for us because kids tell us they can drive better when they're high as opposed to when they're drunk," she said. "So we have a lot of work to do."

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

News 12 LI: Community Partnership Program gives ex-cons a second chance

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The Community Partnership Program run by the Nassau County District Attorney's Office is giving former convicts a second chance.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

DA Singas appears on Good Day NY to talk about what NCDA is doing to fight the opioid epidemic

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The opioid crisis continues to plague New York. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is making the epidemic a top priority. Her office is teaming up with the Islanders hockey team to speak out against opioids in a new PSA.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Newsday: Islanders' Matt Martin records PSA to fight heroin crisis

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After Nassau DA Madeline Singas reached out to team for assistance, Isles brought students to game as part of Singas' initiative.

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

WPIX 11: Teen program on Long Island aims to prevent drunk driving

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DA Singas, who pioneered the prevention-aimed program, summed it up: “The message has to be relentless.”
"Having the courage to say you know what, 'I’m not getting into that car. Because someone’s been drinking. Or high. Or they’re not a good driver.'”

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Fios 1: Nassau DA unveils program that offers support to those previously incarcerated

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CPP is a community-based resource and referral office that will help reduce recidivism and improve public safety

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Fox 5: Program helps keep women out of handcuffs

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That program is the Women's Opportunity Rehabilitation Center, or WORC, in Hempstead, a community correction program that offers an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent female felony offenders in Nassau County.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

WPIX: Inside the MS-13 war room and the battle to defeat the gang that hides among your neighbors

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“Not only did we take down the CEO. We took down the COO, the CIO, all the board of trustees,” Singas said, using corporate lingo to describe this intricate organization.

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

WPIX: Crashing Cars for Education

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Local law enforcement gathered to witness a controlled car crash as part of a week-long data retrieval training class sponsored by the NCDA and SCDA with asset forfeiture money.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

News 12: NCDA's S.T.O.P. Then Send Program

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Learn how to keep your children safe in video game chat rooms

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

DA Singas talks with Long Island Woman Magazine

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“I think women have a different way of governing and are just by their nature more collaborative."

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

News 12 LI: NCDA Donation Helps Cats Rescued from Garden City Home

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The NCDA donated $5,250 in forfeiture funds to pay for their care in a Maryland sanctuary.

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

PIX 11: The Hooked Generation: Fighting the opioid crisis on the front lines

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DA Singas spoke with Pix 11 to share what the NCDA is doing to combat drug use on Long Island.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

WABC: Fossils, 'deep' history found in walls of Nassau County Courthouse

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If walls could talk, it would seem the Nassau County Courthouse would have quite a few interesting stories to tell.

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Newsday: Seized counterfeit goods give jobs to people with disabilities, DA says

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Fake logos on 11,000 fleece jackets will be covered and donated to needy groups under a program by Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas.

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Newsday: LI center’s grant means training for more women offenders

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Women convicted of low-level and felony crimes can avoid jail by enrolling in programs at the Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

WABC: DA Singas launches program where Holocaust survivors counsel hate crime suspects

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Many anti-Semitic incidents on Long Island involve vandalism and harassment. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has launched an innovative new program in which suspects are counseled by Holocaust survivors.

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Newsday: Cocaine-heroin ring operating on LI taken down, Nassau DA says

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“We collaborated with law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions to make sure we crushed these supply chains.”

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Queens Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery & Assault Charges for Roosevelt Field Mall Robbery & Shooting

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Oliver Lee tried to steal an $18,000 Rolex from the Tourneau Jewelry Store

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Baldwin Man Sentenced to 17 Years to Life in Prison for 2015 Burglary

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Defendant John Robinson is persistent violent felony offender

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

DA Singas Calls on Board of Regents to Upgrade School Violence Reporting System

Proposes real-time disclosure of violence, gang activity, drug abuse and hate-based incidents

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

East Meadow Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder Charges

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Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that an East Meadow man who bludgeoned his wife to death with a dumbbell in 2015 pleaded guilty today to second degree murder charges.

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Hempstead Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for 2013 Deaths of Girlfriend and Son

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Renen Vides, 30, had a history of seizures and drove unmedicated despite being told by doctors he could not safely drive

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

Former Office Manager Arrested for Stealing $300,000 from a Nassau Roofing Company

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Tracey Sportiello is also being charged with illegally obtaining unemployment insurance benefits

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Court-Appointed Guardian Arrested For Stealing More than $50,000 from Minor

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a court-appointed guardian and executrix was arrested today for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from the guardianship accounts of the minor.

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Long Beach Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder and Arson

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Long Beach man was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for the attempted murder of a former girlfriend and a separate

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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Former Local Political Party Chairman Arrested on Ta

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Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said that a former Democratic Party official who had earned money from numerous local government contracts was arrested today for failing to file

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