Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.
Police on Long Island are hoping surveillance video will help them track down an armed robber that held up a drug store, allegedly for the powerful painkiller oxycodone.
Stan Xuhui Li, 57, worked out of a pain management clinic in Flushing. Investigators think Li may have also sold prescriptions to nine other people who died of overdoses since Jan. 2009.