Jeffrey Gordon

A woman smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island on September 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Gov. Cuomo’s Budget Cuts Anti-Smoking Effort, Says Advocates

Anti-smoking advocates said Tuesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget would continue to cut help for smokers to quit, even as it takes advantage of their habit by raising the tax on cigars and loose tobacco used in rolled cigarettes.

01/25/2012

David Laffer and wife Melinda Brady (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Report: David Laffer, Wife Legally Obtained 12,000 Pills From Doctors

David Laffer and his wife Melinda Brady got nearly 12,000 pills in a four year period by “doctor shopping” before they turned to murder and robbery, according to a report.

11/18/2011