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Melinda Brady

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

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.

05/05/2014

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

Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor’s Manslaughter Trial

Prosecutors called family members to prove that Dr. Li knew he was selling addictive painkillers to addicts. In opening statements last week, a narcotics prosecutor portrayed Li as a drug dealer with a medical degree.

04/10/2014

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

Trial Of Former Queens Doctor Begins After Overdose Deaths

Opening statements began Wednesday in Stan Li’s case. A narcotics prosecutor portrayed him as a drug dealer with a medical degree.

04/02/2014

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

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

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

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

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

Laffer Doctor Wants License To Prescribe Pain Pills Back

State records show that Dr. Eric Jacobson prescribed thousands of painkillers to David Laffer and his wife Melinda Brady in the months before Laffer killed four people at a Medford pharmacy.

12/10/2011

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

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

(credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

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

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

A makeshift memorial at Haven Drugs - Medford, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Haven Drugs, Site Of Medford Massacre, Reopens Early

The Long Island pharmacy where four people were gunned down during a robbery reopened Monday, a week ahead of schedule.

07/25/2011

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