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Excessive force: Long Island officers caught on video violently striking driver

 WESTBURY (WABC) – Two Nassau County police officers are under investigation after video surfaced that showed them violently striking a driver during a traffic stop. Now, Kyle Howell, a 20-year-old drug suspect facing multiple charges, is filing a lawsuit against the officers. The Westbury man says he has been repeatedly pulled over by cops, these two

Naloxone Access Urged for Increasing U.S. Heroin Users

 Relatives of heroin addicts should be allowed to keep an overdose antidote available as use of the illegal drug surges in the U.S., prompted by increased abuse of prescription painkillers, federal drug officials said. As the street values of medicine-cabinet pills rise because of federal limits on their access, abusers have turned to drugs such