CHASING NEWS: Dealing With Heroin

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On last night’s Chasing News, Diana Blass presented a story about Daniel Regan and his mom Lynn, how they are dealing with heroin’s devastating effect on their lives and the incredible way that they are turning it all around to help others.

The Heroin Epidemic

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We all know that the heroin epidemic is getting worse not better.  Thousands of young people and families are destroyed by this devastating addiction.  More than 700 people die from an overdose each year in New Jersey.

Heroin-Related Deaths in New Jersey 2004 to 2014

Earlier today I met with a young man who has first hand experience with the drug and the impact it has on people and their loved ones.  His name is Daniel Regan and he’s 25 years old and sober for the past five years.  His life was saved after six failed attempts in rehab when his mother Lynn chased him to California and found him in an abandoned hotel, homeless and hooked. Read the rest of this entry »

One Man’s Ridiculous Journey In Getting His Car Towed Back To NJ

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In case you missed it, I had a little trouble in NYC with my car last week.  On Friday, I got a chance to tell everyone about it on the radio, but in case you missed it, here’s the story.  You can’t make it up!

And you know the saying, “Pics or it didn’t happen”?  If you followed me on Instagram, you got to be a part of the “magic” as it happened!

When #babycar gets the last parking spot in NYC. #smallcarswin

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From best parking spot to…well…tow truck…#babycar didn’t quite make it out of NYC on its own.

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It’s late. Headed home. #babycar in tow. 3:15 still comes at the same time! Talk to you at 6!!

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Ok. The adventure continues. Pushing a car in jersey city. #onestepclosertohome #beinghelpful

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Key in drop box. Need key to put car in neutral. Hmm. #babycaradventure

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Even #babycar is heavy uphill…#babycaradventure

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Gianna Isabella With Bill Spadea on NJ101.5

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Gianna Isabella, a Top-10 contestant on American Idol, joined Bill on NJ101.5 this morning.

Gianna was joined by her mom, salsa star Brenda K. Starr and talked about her time on American Idol as well as being back in New Jersey.