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Suffolk County Armed Robbery Suspect Sought By Police

According to police, the gas station employee was in his booth when the suspect approached, displayed a gun and demanded cash. The suspect then shot the victim and took off with an undetermined amount of cash, police said

12/09/2012

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors: Queens Doctor Charged In OD Deaths; Turned ‘Blind Eye’ To Signs Of Addiction

The charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.

12/06/2012

Emmett Williams, Heather Molinaro, Mark Reiman (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops Arrest Three People For String Of Suffolk Burglaries

Three people have been arrested for committing more than a dozen burglaries over the last two months in Suffolk County.

09/13/2012

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Car Fire Leaves One Dead In Medford, Foul Play Not Ruled Out

Authorities are investigating a car fire that involved a fatality in Medford. Witnesses said that they heard an explosion and then saw the SUV go up in flames.

07/08/2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

Schneiderman Lauds Passage Of I-STOP Prescription History Check Program

Amid a recent trend of abuse and violence involving prescription painkillers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday lauded a new measure aimed at stemming the problem.

06/27/2012

Victim Jamie Taccetta's family brings flowers and lights candles at Haven Drugs in Medford on Tuesday, June 19, 2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Relatives, Friends Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victims Mark 1 Year Since Shootings

One 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.

06/19/2012

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Long Island Bank Robbed In Broad Day-Light

Police on Long Island have launched an investigation into a bank robbery that occurred on Saturday in Medford.

05/26/2012

New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 6 – Law Enforcement’s New Focus On Painkiller-Related Violence

Narcotic painkillers and the doctors who prescribe them illegally have become a new focus for law enforcement, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

05/19/2012

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Iraq War Veteran Forms Extra-Special Bond With Canine Companion

A local Iraq War veteran lost sight in his left eye, his ability to practice law and some mobility. And now he’s counting on a canine companion to help with the little, but important things in life.

05/17/2012

Gas Station (file / credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gas Price Gap Between Credit And Cash Up To $2 A Gallon At Some L.I. Stations

At one Gulf station in Medford, gas is going for $3.99 a gallon with cash but $5.99 a gallon with credit.

04/20/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Encouraging Medford Voters To Call Township Council’s Bluff

Members of the all-Republican township council in Medford are furious that Gov. Chris Christie is telling voters to “call their bluff” and vote down a proposed tax increase.

03/30/2012

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference on Tuesday. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

NY Attorney General Wants New Tool To Fight Prescription Drug Addiction

Eric Schneiderman wants to see a new real time database that would report and track certain controlled substances to prevent doctor shopping.

02/21/2012

Smart DNA (credit: CBS2)

Pharmacies Using New Technology To Deal With Dangerous Criminals

After the horrific and deadly pharmacy massacre in Medford, Long Island store owners are looking for ways to protect their employees and customers.

02/16/2012

Medford pharmacy massacre victim Jamie Taccetta’s former husband James Malone (R) and attorney John Ray announce a lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department and others on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Family Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victim Filing Lawsuit

The family of one of the victims killed in the Medford pharmacy massacre says they are filing a lawsuit against a number of defendants, including the Suffolk County Police Department and the owner of the pharmacy where the killings took place.

02/09/2012

Pharmacy Security Summit - Bethpage, NY - Feb 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Pharmacy Security Summit Attracts Hundreds In Nassau County

After the massacre at a pharmacy in Medford, robberies, and concerns of prescription drug abuse, hundreds gathered in Bethpage on Tuesday to discuss pharmacy security.

02/07/2012

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