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.
Schumer: 'Hard To Believe' Potent New Painkiller Approved Without Protections In PlaceSen. Charles Schumer was joined by family members of people impacted by prescription drug use on Monday, pushing for Zohydro ER to be pulled from shelves.
Schumer Launching Campaign To Reclassify Addictive Prescription DrugHydrocodone, better known by its brand name Vicodin, is derived from opium poppy like heroin.
Pharmacists Tell Horror Stories At Suffolk County Specialized Security Training SeminarIn the wake of skyrocketing and violent drug store robberies on Long Island, pharmacists gathered in Suffolk County on Tuesday for specialized security training. Pharmacists shared chilling and harrowing experiences.
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.
N.Y. Attorney General: 'Prescription Drugs Are Permeating Our Society'An Oxycodone epidemic is running rampant through New York State, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
The 11 Most Talked About Stories Of 2011From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
Suffolk Police Investigate Pharmacy Robberies In Selden And SayvilleThe robberies come just two months after June's Medford pharmacy massacre which left four people dead.
Haven Drugs, Site Of Medford Massacre, Reopens EarlyThe Long Island pharmacy where four people were gunned down during a robbery reopened Monday, a week ahead of schedule.
Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect Melinda Brady Charged With First-Degree RobberyNo murder charges were filed Tuesday against the wife accused in connection with Long Island’s pharmacy murders. Instead, Melinda Brady pleaded not guilty to upgraded robbery charges.
Report: David Laffer, Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect, Gets High-Profile AttorneyThe man charged with killing four people during a drug holdup at a Long Island pharmacy is now represented by Amy Fisher's former attorney.
Medford Pharmacy Massacre Suspect David Laffer Receives Jury NoticeA Suffolk County official says the 33-year-old, who is charged with killing four people at a Medford pharmacy in June, has been excused from jury duty.
David Laffer & Melinda Brady Under Suicide Watch As Grand Jury Considers Additional Charges In Medford Killings Brady is jailed on third-degree robbery charges, but prosecutors may upgrade the charges against her for alleged role in the tragedy.