LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads GuiltyDr. 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.
Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor's Manslaughter TrialProsecutors 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.
Trial Of Former Queens Doctor Begins After Overdose DeathsOpening statements began Wednesday in Stan Li's case. A narcotics prosecutor portrayed him as a drug dealer with a medical degree.
Prosecutors: Queens Doctor Charged In OD Deaths; Turned 'Blind Eye' To Signs Of AddictionThe charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.
Relatives, Friends Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victims Mark 1 Year Since ShootingsOne 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.
Family Of Medford Pharmacy Massacre Victim Filing LawsuitThe 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.
Doctor Who Gave Prescriptions To L.I. Pharmacy Suspect Loses LicenseProsecutors have said at least 10 of Dr. Stan Li's patients died of overdoses and another killed four people in a pharmacy robbery.
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.
Laffer Doctor Wants License To Prescribe Pain Pills BackState 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.
Report: David Laffer, Wife Legally Obtained 12,000 Pills From DoctorsDavid 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.
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."
Report: Detective Warned Of Laffer's Guns Months Before Medford MassacreA 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.