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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

Police Lights (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: Long Island Woman With Giants Sign Leads 7-Mile Chase

Police charged Emily Hindman of Mount Sinai with driving while impaired, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful fleeing.

02/07/2012

Robert Alcantara (top left), Francisco Sanchez (top right), Marvin Escobar (bottom left) and Jose Castro (bottom right). (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: 4 Suspects Arrested Minutes After Break-In Of East Patchogue Home

Police arrested Francisco Sanchez, Marvin Escobar, Robert Alcantara and Jose Castro Friday morning after cops say they stole jewelry from a home in East Patchogue.

01/28/2012

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

Doctor Who Gave Prescriptions To L.I. Pharmacy Suspect Loses License

Prosecutors have said at least 10 of Dr. Stan Li’s patients died of overdoses and another killed four people in a pharmacy robbery.

01/25/2012

Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone and Acting Police Commissioner Ed Webber announce new battle plan against pharmacy robberies (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk Police, County Exec Bellone Announce ‘Pharmacy Safety Initiative’

The Pharmacy Safety Initiative is a three-pronged attack to keep pharmacy workers safe in the wake of several deadly robberies.

01/09/2012

Oxycodone

Long Island Physician Indicted In Illegal Prescription Drug Case

Dr. Frank Telang was arrested at his home in Port Jefferson Station at 8:15 a.m., according to federal authorities.

12/21/2011

C.J. And Jake Booth (credit: Shawn Booth/YouTube)

Medford Boys Become Internet Sensation After Mom’s Halloween Prank

C.J., 7, and Jake, 3, are now celebrities after their mother entered them into a video contest.

11/14/2011

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

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.”

11/10/2011

Raymond Ferguson (credit: handout)

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.

09/28/2011

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Report: Detective Warned Of Laffer’s Guns Months Before Medford Massacre

A police report released Friday shows that a Suffolk County detective was concerned about David Laffer having a pistol permit months before the Medford pharmacy massacre.

09/23/2011

A memorial at Haven Drugs in Medford (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brother Of L.I. Pharmacy Murder Victim Plans Fundraiser

While David Laffer and wife Melinda Brady pleaded guilty for the horrific execution-style murders earlier this month, Daniel Tessetta is still mourning for his sister Jamie.

09/18/2011

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Suffolk Co. Police: Coram Man Robbed By Suspects Pretending To Be Cops

Suffolk County police say a 20-year-old Coram man was driving in Medford when an older model green Ford Explorer pulled up in front of him and forced him to stop.

09/12/2011

Melinda Brady (L), David Laffer (R) (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

David Laffer, Wife Melinda Brady Plead Guilty In Medford Pharmacy Massacre

Assistant DA John Collins called the execution-style shootings at Haven Pharmacy in Medford “the most cold-blooded robbery-homicide in Suffolk County history.”

09/08/2011

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

Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect Laffer, Wife Expected To Plead Guilty

Laffer and Brady were arrested on June 22 in connection with the execution-style murders of four people at Haven Pharmacy on Father’s Day.

09/07/2011

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