True Crime Sundays: Idaho murders: Key details we know and what we don’t in investigation of student killings

By Misty Severi I t has been two weeks since four college students were killed in an off-campus house in Moscow, Idaho , yet no suspect has been identified, leaving law enforcement puzzled over the murders. Police suspect that the attack, which occurred Nov. 13, was targeted based on evidence discovered at the crime scene, although it is unclear which of theContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Idaho murders: Key details we know and what we don’t in investigation of student killings”

Opioid Crisis Friday: British dad, 40, killed by lethal dose of fentanyl on family trip to Disney World.

Story by Francesca Edwards  A British father died on a family trip to Disney World in Florida after ingesting poisonous fentanyl. An inquest into his death at Maidstone County Hall heard how he was rushed to hospital where his condition rapidly deteriorated. He died shortly after. Just two milligrams of the deadly substance are neededContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: British dad, 40, killed by lethal dose of fentanyl on family trip to Disney World.”

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors

By California, Kari Paul in San Jose with the Guardian A federal judge has sentenced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to more than 11 years in prison over her role in the blood testing firm that collapsed after its technology was revealed to be largely fraudulent. Holmes was convicted in January on four counts of defrauding investors.Continue reading “Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors”

Opioid Crisis: FDA takes steps to authorize some overdose-reversing medicines for over-the-counter sale

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a notice that could help increase access to overdose-reversing naloxone drug products without the need for a prescription, paving the way to make more of them available for over-the-counter use.  Naloxone is a medication that blocks opiate receptors in the nervous system and rapidly reverses opioid overdosesContinue reading “Opioid Crisis: FDA takes steps to authorize some overdose-reversing medicines for over-the-counter sale”

More disturbing details emerge in Aaron Carter’s death, more news

Death details More details are emerging surrounding the passing of Aaron Carter. A video shows that the singer’s off-and-on fiancée was worried about Aaron in the days leading up to his death at 34. Last week, Aaron was posting a livestream video when Melanie Martin texted him, “You’re going to die.” The context of the message isn’t known,Continue reading “More disturbing details emerge in Aaron Carter’s death, more news”

Tiffany tycoon dies after falling from cruise ship while on holiday with boyfriend

The owner of the Tiffany’s jewellery empire in Turkey has died after plunging from a cruise ship in the South Pacific. Dilek Ertek, 71, fell in the sea off the coast of Tahiti while on holiday with her Swiss boyfriend. Police on the island questioned the unnamed man after requests from her family. But heContinue reading “Tiffany tycoon dies after falling from cruise ship while on holiday with boyfriend”

True Crime Sundays: Prosecutors in Jennifer Dulos case accused of violating attorney-client privilege

STAMFORD — A lawyer representing Michelle Troconis, who is charged in the death of Jennifer Dulos, is seeking for the entire Norwalk-Stamford State’s Attorney’s Office to be removed from the case for an alleged violation of attorney-client privilege. In a motion filed Tuesday, Jon Schoenhorn, Troconis’s attorney, claims state prosecutors “deliberately violated” his client’s Sixth Amendment rightsContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Prosecutors in Jennifer Dulos case accused of violating attorney-client privilege”

Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal

A federal judge has rejected claims from an embattled former state prosecutor that she is protected from liability in the fallout over a Massachusetts drug lab scandal. The civil lawsuit was one of the last tied to prosecutors’ disputed handling of the case against disgraced ex-chemist Sonja Farak, who was convicted in 2014 of ingesting drugContinue reading “Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal”

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New Top Ten Fugitive: Brenda Delgado Help Us Find a Murderer Update: Brenda Delgado in Custody (04/08/16) Brenda Delgado, wanted for her role in a murder-for-hire plot that led to the death of a prominent pediatric dentist in Texas, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward of up toContinue reading “True Crime Sundays:”

Supervisors Fletcher, and Anderson Reveal Proposed Opioid Settlement Framework

By City News Service San Diego County supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Joel Anderson Wednesday revealed an Opioid Settlement Framework they are asking the Board of Supervisors to approve next week. Some of the strategies they introduced in the framework include expanding access to medically assisted treatment, putting “wellness advocates” in hospitals, providing wrap-around services and housing,Continue reading “Supervisors Fletcher, and Anderson Reveal Proposed Opioid Settlement Framework”