Watertown Daily Times
Claxton-Hepburn nurse accused of forging prescriptions
A Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center registered nurse is facing felony charges for allegedly forging prescriptions and having them filled at pharmacies throughout Northern New York.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Mercer County man sentenced to four years in prison as part of Bluefield Pill Initiative
A 27-year-old Mercer County man was sentenced today to four years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to a federal drug charge, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Drug roundup charges 21
Law enforcement officers of the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force are currently conducting a drug sweep in Mercer County, according to Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ash.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bird takes stand in own defence during home invasion trial
A 22-year-old Charlottetown man accused of taking part in the commission of a robbery and home invasion in Emyvale in May of 2012 took the stand in his own defence Friday in P.E.I. Supreme Court.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Former Kirkland, Bellevue nurse pleads not guilty to drug tampering, fraud charges
Angela Ann Huffman of Seattle stood before Chief Judge Mary Alice Theiler at the U.S. District Court in Seattle, facing two counts of tampering with consumer products and one count of acquiring a controlled substance by fraud.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Victim tried to make 'best out of life'
Chantelle Marie Halcro came to Brandon to escape a troubled life, but that life ended tragically and a man now stands charged with manslaughter in connection with her death.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
2 face drug trafficking charges after arrests in Bradenton
Robert Cadet, 21, and Michael Taylor, 22, each face charges of trafficking and heroin and trafficking in a controlled substance , according to a Bradenton police report.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
AcelRx: Huge Potential With Limited Risk
In the U.S. there are approximately 12 million surgical procedures annually, resulting in patients experiencing moderate-to-severe pain, with an additional 7.4 million hospital inpatients experiencing moderate-to-severe acute pain from other, non-post surgical, medical conditions.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Stephenville men charged after illegal and prescription drugs seized
Two Stephenville men are facing drug-related charges following the seizure of a number of illegal and prescription drugs in the west coast town Saturday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
RCMP execute major drug bust in Stephenville
The RCMP had been conducting "Operation Bypass" since June, involving a number of RCMP resources throughout the province.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Ouch. That didn't feel so good.
As I am gathering my stuff to leave the cardiac ward, Philitrina, my afternoon nurse, gives me one additional bit of advice: Do not ignore the warning about not lifting more than 10 pounds and not driving for a week.
Knox County Superior Court
Bryan Rolerson, 23, of Warren, unlawful possession of hydromorphone, $400 fine, two years in Knox County Jail with all but 60 days suspended, two years on probation; unlawful possession of hydrocodone, $400 fine, two years in jail with all but 60 days suspended, two years on probation.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Erie Times News
Millcreek dentist charged in state drug probe
State drug investigators accused a Millcreek Township dentist of illegally obtaining and using opioid pain medication at his practice earlier this year.
Cape Breton Post
Police seize hydromorphone, man charged
A traffic stop in Sydney Mines on Friday morning by the Cape Breton Regional Police drug section resulted in the seizure of a quantity of hydromorphone.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Sebastian woman faces drug charges
A woman was arrested on drug charges Wednesday when members of the Indian River County Multi-Agency Criminal Enforcement Unit used a warrant to search her home in the 200 block of Fleming Street, according to an arrest affidavit.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Feds charge nurse with dangerous drug theft
A Seattle nurse alleged to have caused one patient to experience a life-threatening seizure by tampering with medicine at a Kirkland plastic surgery office now faces federal charges.
Health News Digest
Avoiding Addiction When Powerful Opioid Painkillers Are Needed
Boston, MA - Sometimes the best way to ease pain is with the type of prescription painkiller known as an opioid.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Child killer Ronald Phillips DENIED request to donate organs to sick family
Condemned child killer DENIED request for organs to be donated to sick mother and sister after his execution this week because of 'security challenges' Ronald Phillips is due to be executed on Nov. 14 for raping and killing his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter in 1993 He will be injected with a new lethal drug called midazolam, a sedative, and ... (more)
Options running out for the US death penalty
If it goes ahead as scheduled in Ohio, the execution of Ronald Phillips on Thursday will be a grim milestone.
Corrections officer arrested on drug charges
A correctional officer from Charlotte Correctional Institution was arrested Tuesday on several narcotics related charges, including the introduction of contraband into a correctional facility.