Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for $100M in federal funding to curb heroin trafficking on Long Island

The move is a new push to try

The move is a new push to try to close the floodgates on heroin coming to the island. (May 26, 2014 5:58 PM)

Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling for $100 million in emergency federal funding to stop heroin trafficking in the area.

The move is a new push to try to close the floodgates on heroin coming to the Island.

Officials say that the Long Island Expressway is now known as the Heroin Highway because young people are going to the five boroughs and coming back to the suburbs with large volumes of...

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