2 Psychiatrists, 1 Who Lost License, Accused Of Selling Dangerous Drug PrescriptionsTwo psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.
Orioles Slugger Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games For Using AmphetaminesOrioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that began Friday and will extend into the postseason.
Nassau County Jail Guard Arrested On Drug ChargesA Long Island correction officer is facing charges he possessed amphetamines with the intention of selling them.
Dr. Stan Li Admits To Prescribing Psychiatric Drugs, Painkillers To Suicidal PatientContinuing his testimony in his own defense Wednesday, Dr. Stan Li admitted that he was prescribing psychiatric drugs and painkillers to an emotionally fragile young woman.
Sen. Schumer Seeks Crackdown On 'Academic Doping'Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
Schumer Wants NY Colleges To Crack Down On Test-Cramming DrugsNow U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is asking New York colleges and universities to implement new standards to make it more difficult for students to get their hands on amphetamine-based drugs like Adderall.
Man Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo's Tiger Den Due In CourtDavid Villalobos, 25, jumped from a monorail car and into the zoo's Wild Asia exhibit on Sept. 21. He told authorities that his leap was not a suicide attempt.
NYC Authorities Charge 21 With Selling Prescription Medications On Craigslist"Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it's a crime,'' Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.
The Dangers Of Attention Drug Addiction It's a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it's not Oxycontin. They're getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.
Coughlin Steaming Over Sash SuspensionThe NFL's suspension of Giants safety Tyler Sash has head coach Tom Coughlin steaming.
Police: Smithtown Man Caught Driving With 64 License SuspensionsStefan Giokas was arrested around 10:45 p.m. Thursday while driving on Clearview Drive in Wheatley Heights.
Student Sent To Rehab In Columbia University Drug Ring CaseA Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring is beginning about a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed.