| Jun 27, 2011
| 6:15 AM
The massacre inside a Long Island pharmacy has Sen. Charles Schumer calling for a federal crackdown on prescription drug abuse.
He says narcotic abuse has risen to levels not seen since the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980's.
"Once they become crazed,...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Police have arrested a Long Island man who stole numerous tips and donation jars from businesses to support his drug habit.
Lawrence Reilly, 47, of Hanrahan Avenue in Farmingville, was arrested Sunday when an investigation revealed that Reilly entered...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:56 PM
It was revealed Friday that 33-year-old David Laffer, the accused gunman in the 'Medford Pharmacy Massacre', was indicted by a Suffolk County, New York, Grand Jury.
He is accused in connection with the quadruple fatal drugstore killings on Father's Day....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:10 AM
On Thursday, the Suffolk County DA announced the grisly details as to how David Laffer alllegedly walked into the Haven Drugs Pharmacy on Father's Day morning and executed four innocent people.
The news conference came on the heels of the 33-year-...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a pharmacy in Farmingville, Long Island
Suffolk County police arrested Patrick O'Donnell, 22, of Ronkonkomalate Thursday night and charged him with third-degree robbery. Police claim he walked into a CVS...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 3:46 AM
A 15-year-old is lucky to be alive, he wanted to go out with his friends Friday night, but his mom told him it would be safer to stay home. So he was sitting on the couch watching TV when the unthinkable happened.
"I heard this big explosion," said Mario...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:56 PM
An NYPD patrol officer admitted he stole 9mm guns from the lockers of fellow cops in Manhattan’s 9th Precinct, because he was addicted to painkillers--and had to pay off his drug dealer.
31 year old Police Officer, Nicholas Mina, was arraigned in...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A former “tech” millionaire busted in a gun-running ring with a New York City cop two weeks ago was slapped with new criminal charges on
Friday. The Special Narcotics Prosecutor said she was pushing painkillers like Oxycontin on Craig’s...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:04 PM
The gunman who went on a shooting rampage, killing four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy all in a quest for prescription drugs, will spend the rest of his life in prison.
On Thursday, a judge sentenced David Laffer to consecutive...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Pharmacists on Long Island operating smaller independent shops are taking their personal safety to another level.
Without citing specific data, Nassau and Suffolk County officials say they've noticed a spike in the number of applications for gun permits....
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:03 PM
On the same day official mourning began for a federal agent gunned down while trying to stop a pharmacy robbery, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York called for the Drug Enforcement Administration--DEA--to start sharing information about violent,...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:29 PM
Melinda Brady, the alleged architect behind the "Medford Massacre", will not be facing murder charges.
"The law is simply as such that we cannot charge her with murder," said Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
The announcement on Tuesday...