Merger Of New Jersey Care Groups Seen As Boon For Mental Health ServicesOne of the oldest and largest behavioral health systems is joining with one of the largest hospital systems in New Jersey.
'Drug Dealers In White Coats': 5 Doctors, Pharmacist Among Those Charged With Distributing Millions Of Oxycodone Pills"Part of what is driving this opioid epidemic is a prescription epidemic," said Geoffrey Berman, US Attorney for Southern District of New York.
New Jersey Firefighter Charged With Distribution Of PainkillersA firefighter in Bergen County has been arrested and charged with selling a powerful opioid pain medication, namely Oxycodone.
L.I. Physician Assistant Admits To Part In Oxycodone Scheme That Led To Councilman's ResignationA Long Island physician assistant pleaded guilty Friday in an oxycodone case that led to the resignation of a Hamptons politician.
Gillibrand: CDC Should Issue Guidelines For Opioid PrescriptionsNew York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be on Long Island Friday, calling for stricter limits on opioid prescriptions.
Staten Island Physician's Assistant Gets 11 Years For Dealing OxycodoneA physician’s assistant was sentenced to 11 years in prison Tuesday, after admitting to prescribing oxycodone illegally out of the Staten Island clinic where he worked.
Southampton Councilman Admits To Peddling Prescriptions OxycodoneA town councilman in Southampton, Long Island pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal criminal charges, alleging he conspired with others to peddle oxycodone pills and prescriptions for cash.
Physician Assistant Accused In Oxycodone Scheme On Long IslandMichael Troyan, 37, was arrested Wednesday morning in Riverhead.
Prosecutors: Couple Illegally Sold $10 Million Worth Of Oxycodone Out Of PharmaciesWhile Lilian Jakacki is accused of the distribution and directing others to illegally provide the pills on fraudulent prescriptions, her husband is accused of helping to arrange the sales.
NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Helping Distribute Oxycodone In VermontAn NYPD officer pleaded not guilty in Burlington, Vermont Wednesday, after being arrested for allegedly conspiring to distribute oxycodone.
Elderly Doctor, Wife Accused In Massive Pill Mill Case Ask Judge For Passports BackDr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, and Lydia Lucas, 80, were indicted earlier this month for allegedly turning their Upper West Side medical practice into a massive and lucrative pill mill.
Authorities: Doctor Ran Illegal Pill Mill Out Of Manhattan OfficeOver a span of 6 1/2 years, Dr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, wrote out of 23,600 oxycodone prescriptions, with a street value of $77 million, to patients with no medical need for the pills, authorities said.
NYC Doctor Charged With Selling Oxycodone PrescriptionsDavid Duffy was arrested Thursday at his home in Flushing. He was awaiting arraignment in Manhattan.
Trial Begins For Doctor Accused Of Giving Out Oxycodone For CashOpening statements began Thursday in the trial of a Lower Manhattan doctor accused in an oxycodone smuggling ring that trafficked $10 million worth of drugs across several states.
29 Charged In Alleged Rockland County Drug Trafficking RingThe group and its associates conspired to distribute more than 50,000 oxycodone pills, valued at more than $1 million, authorities said.