2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs Collected On Long IslandIn partnership with the supermarket chain King Kullen, Long Island's safe disposal program for unused and expired medications has been hugely successful.
Police: Woman Driving Erratically Through Holland Tunnel In Possession Of Hundreds Of PillsPort Authority Police have arrested a Brooklyn woman after receiving a call of a car being driven erratically through the Holland Tunnel from Manhattan to New Jersey.
New York Doctor Gets 10 Years For Illegally Distributing PainkillersA New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Jury Finds Dr. Stan Li Guilty In Prescription Drug Deaths CaseBridget Brennan, the city's Special Narcotics Prosecutor, said Li's conviction should send a message to the few unscrupulous doctors who do so much harm to so many by becoming drug dealers.
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.
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.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Expert: L.I. Teens Taking Handfuls Of Drugs At Random At PartiesAuthorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called "Skittles" drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.
AG: Westchester Doctor Traded Illegal Prescriptions For Pornographic PhotosAttorney General Eric Schneiderman says Dale Dudley of New Rochelle was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday on felony charges of criminal sale of a prescription and misdemeanor counts of willful violation of health laws.
DEA: 15,000 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Turned In At N.J. Take Back EventAbout 30,000 pounds of prescription drugs are turned in and destroyed annually in New Jersey, officials said.
DEA: Bring In Old Prescription Drugs For 'Take Back Day'The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting old prescription drugs for disposal Saturday, the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Conn. Warehouse Drug Thief Pleads Guilty To Other HeistsAmed Villa entered his guilty pleas Monday in federal court in New Haven.