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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia doctor was sentenced Wednesday to a third life term for killing an aborted baby that he described as so big it could "walk to the bus." Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted this week of first-degree murder in the...
Tags: Abortion, Punishment, FBI, Laws, Criminal Laws
WSBT CorrespondentA LaPorte woman was arrested Tuesday for driving while allegedly impaired by morphine and other drugs with her daughter in the vehicle. The 26-year old woman also told officers she is expecting a baby and she crossed the center line because she was...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials are launching an initiative to tackle the growing problem of newborns exposed to prescription drugs. Newborns exposed to prescription drugs while in the womb suffer from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Symptoms...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Pam Bondi, Symptoms, Tampa
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents turned in more than 1,875 pounds of unused prescription drugs at state police posts as part of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's sixth Drug Take Back Event. The initiative seeks to prevent...
Tags: Drug Trafficking
PERU, Ind. (AP) — A woman's complaint that someone was illegally obtaining prescription drugs using her name has led to the arrests of two northeastern women on a total of 11 drug counts, Indiana State Police said Tuesday. Gypsy Shelton, 36, of...
Tags: Peru, Vicodin (drug), Drug Trafficking
If you take Lipitor, Actos, or Lexapro, new generics of these and other big-name drugs could be a real money saver. But are you saving as much as you should? Consumer Reports has discovered just because you're buying a generic drug doesn't mean you're...
(CBS News) The gruesome trial of an abortion provider resumes in Philadelphia Monday. The doctor, Kermit Gosnell, is charged with killing a female patient and seven babies. Gosnell's name may not be familiar, and that makes some abortion opponents...
Tags: Trials, Abortion, Criminals, Malpractice, Murder
WSBT-TVELKHART COUNTY – Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem and keeping them out of the hands of teens or drug abusers isn't easy. But a group in Elkhart County has come up with a new way to get rid of old prescription drugs. The Nappanee...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It looks like Mike Pence is hanging up his mitts after more than a decade of leading religious conservatives in fights against abortion, gay marriage and President Barack Obama in Washington. Blasts against Planned Parenthood...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Government, Jeb Hensarling, Marco Rubio, Marriage
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago medical examiner says he plans to exhume the body of a lottery winner poisoned with a lethal dose of cyanide. Cook County Medical Examiner Stephen Cina (SEE'-nuh) said Tuesday that paperwork is being prepared for a judge...
WSBT TVMISHAWAKA – Three Mishawaka middle school students were suspended from classes after their role in spiking a classmate’s school lunch with a powerful painkiller that made him very ill. The 12-year-old’s mother says it caused her son...
Tags: Students, Headaches, Vicodin (drug), Teaching and Learning, Pain
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health care providers, police, legislators and others are working on ways to curb widespread prescription drug abuse in Indiana. The state attorney general's office hosted a symposium on the problem Wednesday in Indianapolis....
Tags: Substance Abuse, Heroin
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