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The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaSobbing and wiping away tears, a Burlington man who provided morphine to a friend who later died from an overdose pleaded guilty Monday in Des Moines County District Court to involuntary manslaughter. Christopher Sereda, 38, told District Judge...
Star TribuneA St. Paul woman who admitted to drinking and being high on prescription drugs when she struck and killed a college student in a downtown Minneapolis crosswalk before fleeing was sentenced to three years in prison Monday. Teisha Y. Randle, 27, was...
The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.Marijuana is still the most commonly used illegal drug in Richmond and Columbia counties, but the second most popular is changing. Cocaine once held the second spot in Richmond County but has now been surpassed by prescription drugs. In Columbia County,...
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.Editor's Note: The Times Record today continues its series of reports on prescription drug abuse. Sunday: Addict turns life around. A statewide system tracking the hundreds of controlled substance prescriptions filled in Arkansas is continuing to...
Last summer, after I wrote about prosecutors cutting a sweetheart deal with a doctor accused of writing prescriptions for more than 500,000 oxycodone pills, I heard from a lot of grief-struck parents. One woman mourned the suicide of her son, whose...
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Fatal drug overdoses have increased for the 11th consecutive year in the United States, new data show. According to a research letter published Tuesday from the National Center for Health Statistics, 38,329 people died of drug overdoses in the United...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOSCEOLA, Mo. -- A family doctor from Lowry City is accused of writing prescriptions for more than two years without having a valid state permit to do so. The St. Clair County prosecuting attorney filed 16 felony charges against Dr. John Ure on Monday...
A Bel Air man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to selling prescription drugs on dozens of occasions, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. Ronnie Stocks, 34, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and...
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For all the attention that violent crime gets in the media, the average American is much more likely to die from another largely preventable tragedy. Fatal drug overdoses have risen sharply in recent years. In Congress this month, Maryland Rep. Donna F....
A former Hagerstown man wanted in a 2011 armed robbery was arrested this week on drug charges by the Washington County Narcotics Task Force, according to District Court records. Dwight Orin Lewis Jr., 35, whose address was listed as 5708 Montgomery...
L.A. NOWKyle Wycliffe Easter, 38, and Jill Bjorkholm Easter, 39, each face one felony count of conspiracy to procure false arrest and charging of the volunteer, false imprisonment and conspiracy to falsely report a crime, according to a statement from the...
L.A. NOWThe Irvine parents accused of planting drugs in the car of a PTA president and school volunteer -- who they believed had treated their son poorly -- pleaded not guilty Monday to charges related to conspiracy and false imprisonment....
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