The photographer known as Boogie has been documenting street life, gang violence, and crime in marginalized communities for two decades.
More and more, city gangs are sending young runners out into the sticks to sell crack and heroin. We spoke to dealers, sex workers, and police to get a better understanding of how the whole process works.
This is the story of the 1970s summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent in P-Town in the Cape, partying non-stop with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade, John Waters, and other brilliant weirdos.
Nov 18, 2016
I thought getting arrested might help my daughter kick heroin. I was wrong.
According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.
Prosecuting dealers for what clients do with their drugs could actually make the heroin crisis worse.
From pharmaceutical deception to prohibition without rehabilitation, we look at the mistakes that got us here.
We talked to the district attorney on Staten Island about how such a cop-heavy borough became ground zero for the heroin epidemic.
For several months, police units in the UK have been operating "diversion" schemes which have resulted in scores of drug users avoiding court, jail, and a criminal record.
Sonny Liston went from boxing champion and national anti-hero to a Las Vegas thug who drove around in a pink Cadillac and sold drugs. When his body was discovered by police, it was ruled an accidental death, though most believe it was anything but.
Facebook has a controversial plan to bring free internet to the US, Hurricane Matthew batters Florida, and more.
For the past decade, Puerto Rican officials have sent nearly 800 heroin users to the mainland United States to get treatment. Many of them end up in Chicago, still using drugs and living on the streets.
The author died in 2014 at age 29 from endocarditis due to IV drug use with contaminated needles and related conditions—before the heroin problem was being treated like a national crisis.
The feds are set to make Kratom, a popular herbal painkiller used as an alternative to heroin and Oxy, schedule I. This is very bad for America's addicts and others who use opioids.
From the outside, the repurposed slaughterhouse looks like a newly opened art gallery. On the inside, you're met with 10,764 square feet of pristinely renovated supervised injection site.
We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin," or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking"—but we rarely see much actual evidence.
We know from a century of prohibition that cutting down the supply of a desired drug tends to encourage stronger, shadier alternatives.
Trump calls Clinton a "bigot" during a rally with Brexit leader Nigel Farage, an attack on American University in Afghanistan kills 12, Prince's home will be opened to the public, and more.
Both New Hampshire and Vermont police believe the strain is some combination of heroin and fentanyl.
This morning, US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history in Rio, the Trump campaign will meet with the RNC to try and plot a turnaround, Russia launches war games in the Black Sea, and more.
It's allegedly been used as a chemical weapon and is an elephant tranquilizer—now, it's being spiked into heroin.
I have a lot of questions.
Probably not, but it can start to plug the pipeline.
We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.