Schumer Launching Campaign To Reclassify Addictive Prescription DrugHydrocodone, better known by its brand name Vicodin, is derived from opium poppy like heroin.
Relatives, Friends Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victims Mark 1 Year Since ShootingsOne year ago, four people were shot and killed by a man trying to steal prescription drugs from a pharmacy in Medford. Today, friends and family of those victims came together to remember the lives that tragically ended in an instant.
David Laffer Gets Life Without Parole, Wife Gets 25 Years In Medford Pharmacy Massacre"He is a coward. He has no soul,'' said the grandmother of victim Jamie Taccetta, Mary Moran. She later turned to Laffer and said "Burn in hell."
Wife Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victim Raymond Ferguson Files Claim Against Suffolk Co.The wife of pharmacist Raymond Ferguson Jr. filed the negligence claim on Sept. 14. Viedya Quail Ferguson is seeking $10 million in damages, according to published reports.
David Laffer, Wife Melinda Brady Plead Guilty In Medford Pharmacy MassacreAssistant DA John Collins called the execution-style shootings at Haven Pharmacy in Medford “the most cold-blooded robbery-homicide in Suffolk County history.”
Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect Laffer, Wife Expected To Plead GuiltyLaffer and Brady were arrested on June 22 in connection with the execution-style murders of four people at Haven Pharmacy on Father’s Day.
Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect David Laffer Indicted On Additional ChargesSuffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed the grisly details of the killings Thursday and said he will seek the maximum punishment for Laffer if convicted.
David Laffer & Melinda Brady Under Suicide Watch As Grand Jury Considers Additional Charges In Medford Killings Brady is jailed on third-degree robbery charges, but prosecutors may upgrade the charges against her for alleged role in the tragedy.
Schumer Calls For Crackdown On Prescription Drugs In Wake Of Medford Pharmacy MassacreOn Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer said that the abuse of prescription narcotics is reaching levels not seen since the crack epidemic of the 1980s and early 1990s.
Raymond Ferguson And Jamie Taccetta, Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victims, Laid To RestFriends and family said goodbye Saturday morning to pharmacist Raymond Ferguson and single mother of two, Jamie Taccetta.
Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Jennifer Mejia, Youngest Victim In Medford Pharmacy MurdersThursday night, Mejia was remembered at the Bellport High graduation ceremony. Tributes to her were everywhere: on the stage, in the program. Balloons were released to honor her.
Medford Pharmacy Shooting Victim Mejia Remembered At Bellport High School GraduationWearing purple ribbons on their gowns and writing tributes to Jennifer Mejia on their caps, Bellport High School's 2011 graduation class tried to have as normal a graduation as possible despite the tragic circumstances.