Theft

May 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Government data obtained by The Associated Press show more cases of opioid drug theft or missing prescriptions at Veterans Affairs health facilities despite new prevention efforts. The VA inspector general's office opened 36 new criminal investigations into possible drug theft from Oct. 1 to May 19...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013 file photo, the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington. Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away despite new prevention efforts. Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 cases opened by the VA inspector general's office from Oct. 1 through May 19. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
May 29, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear. Data obtained by The Associated Press show 36 criminal investigations...
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May 29, 2017 - 3:36 am
Government data obtained by The Associated Press show more cases of opioid drug theft or missing prescriptions at Department of Veterans Affairs health facilities despite new prevention efforts. The VA inspector general's office opened 36 new criminal investigations into possible drug theft from...
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May 28, 2017 - 6:38 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a burglary suspect shot to death by police officers in North Carolina (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A woman who couldn't sleep told a 911 operator she saw a man sneak through the garage door of a North Carolina home. Minutes later, he was shot and killed by police...
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May 28, 2017 - 8:59 am
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home. Cary spokeswoman Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder around 2:30 a.m...
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May 27, 2017 - 1:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports ( http://bit.ly/2rJzyk4 ) that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando...
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This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 1:53 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who police say fatally stabbed two people who tried to stop him from yelling anti-Islamic slurs on a Portland light-rail train spent time in prison for robbery and kidnapping charges years ago, according to court records and a defense attorney. Jeremy Joseph Christian,...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin woman pumping gas near downtown Milwaukee stopped a thief from stealing her SUV by jumping on its hood and clinging to the windshield wipers as the man tried to drive away in her vehicle. Melissa Smith admits it may not have been the best thing to do, but says it was a...
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May 24, 2017 - 5:35 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina jury has found a man guilty of killing a man while robbing him and shooting his girlfriend in the head as she tried to escape. Solicitor Barry Barnette announced Wednesday that a jury found 31-year-old Steven Lewis of Greensboro, North Carolina, guilty of...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:41 am
PIRATES-BRAVES Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night. Brandon...
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