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L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.

09/23/2014

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Dr. Stan Li Admits To Prescribing Psychiatric Drugs, Painkillers To Suicidal Patient

Continuing his testimony in his own defense Wednesday, Dr. Stan Li admitted that he was prescribing psychiatric drugs and painkillers to an emotionally fragile young woman.

06/25/2014

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

Dr. Stan Li Testifies He Kept Prescribing Powerful Drugs Despite Warning Signs

A doctor who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients testified Monday that he continued to prescribe powerful painkillers even after he had learned that a patient had been hospitalized for an alcohol overdose.

06/23/2014

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Long Island Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Doctor To Get Oxycodone, Xanax

A Long Island man appeared in court Thursday on charges that he pretended to be a doctor in order to get fraudulent prescriptions for Oxycodone and Xanax filled.

06/05/2014

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

Woman Testifies About Boyfriend’s Death After Taking Powerful Drugs From Dr. Stan Li

A woman described how she found her boyfriend dead, in testimony at the Manhattan trial of Dr. Stan Li – who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients.

05/30/2014

Sunnyside, Queens Drug And Gun Bust

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.

03/19/2014

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Expert: L.I. Teens Taking Handfuls Of Drugs At Random At Parties

Authorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called “Skittles” drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.

11/14/2013

Sayville Fatal Crash

Alleged Drugged Driver In Fatal Sayville Crash Facing Two Dozen Charges

Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.

04/25/2013

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Seen At 11: Horrors Of Combat May Affect Military Working Dogs As Well As Owners

Military working dogs are trained to jump out of helicopters, repel down walls, swim long distances, and sniff out bombs from up to two miles away. However, no matter how much preparation a war dog receives, the combat experience can still be traumatic.

03/04/2013

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Police: Suspect In S.I. Narcotics Bust Starred As Blue Fairy In Rap Video

Sharissa Turk, who authorities said works at Edible Arrangements on Staten Island, and 31 others between the ages of 18 to 54 face multiple charges.

02/15/2013

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

First Row (L-R)  -- Alixandra Bujka, Michael Mancusi and Shannon Daniell. Second Row (L-R) -- Ryan Leuchau and Nancy Rivera-Daniell. (credit: NY Attorney General's Office)

Staten Island Prescription Drug Ring Bust Nets 5

New York authorities say they’ve shut down a prescription drug ring that made more than $80,000 in illegal sales.

08/15/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 12 – NYS Health Dept. Gets Retooled For Prescription Drug Abuse

Terry O’Leary, the new head of the New York State Health Department’s Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, has his work cut out for him, retooling an agency to deal with the overprescribing of prescription painkillers.

05/25/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 10 – Mother Distrusts Doctors After Son’s Overdose Death

Maria Basmas just experienced her first Mother’s Day without her son Christopher. He died in October after overdosing on prescription painkillers. He was only 29-years-old.

05/23/2012

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Police: New Jersey Couple Arrested With Massive Amounts Of Drugs, Guns, And Cash

New Jersey State Police have arrested a Middletown Township couple for drug distribution and possession of a massive cache of weapons.

05/19/2012

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