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Sep 23, 2014

DEA heads prescription drug take-backs

The Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ... #Drug Enforcement Administration #Bend, OR

Sep 22, 2014

Breaking Bad inspires poison murder bid, court hears

A city graphic designer tried to kill her “manipulative and controlling” magistrate mother with a deadly poison bought over the internet because she forbade her marrying the man she loved, a court heard. Kuntal Patel, 38, was inspired by US televisio... #Drug Enforcement Administration #Bend, OR

Sep 20, 2014

Massachusetts wins $400,000 grant to help combat prescription drug abuse

Gov. Deval Patrick said that the grant will help improve a state program that tracks the prescribing and dispensing of certain scheduled prescriptions drugs by Massachusetts pharmacies. BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has been ... #Massachusetts #Edward Markey #Deval Patrick #U.S. Department of Justice

Sep 19, 2014

$400K federal grant to target prescription drug abuse

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to help combat prescription drug abuse... #Massachusetts #Edward Markey #Deval Patrick #U.S. Department of Justice

Sep 22, 2014

Florida man who killed 6 grandchildren, daughter was investigated before shootings

MIAMI (AP) -- Two weeks before a Florida man fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren, someone called the state child abuse hotline, worried that adults were doing drugs in front of the kids, according to documents released Monday. Authorities... #Massachusetts #Edward Markey #Deval Patrick #U.S. Department of Justice

Sep 22, 2014

Judge gives woman 26 years to life in prison for stabbing death

A woman with a history of domestic violence and drug abuse has been sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of another woman in her Foothill Farms apartment three years ago... #Massachusetts #Edward Markey #Deval Patrick #U.S. Department of Justice

Sep 22, 2014

Judge gives woman 26 years to life in prison for stabbing death

A woman with a history of domestic violence and drug abuse has been sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of another woman in her Foothill Farms apartment three years ago. Delina Lynn William... #Massachusetts #Edward Markey #Deval Patrick #U.S. Department of Justice

Sep 22, 2014

PM News Links: Reporter drops 'f' bomb as she quits to run pot business, drugs reportedly stolen at open houses, and more

A second-grade boy and two school staff members were taken to the hospital after a fox bit them outside Broad Brook Elementary School in East Windsor, and police said a fourth person was also bitten at her home about a mile away. A digest of news sto... #White House #Alaska #Connecticut #United Kingdom #Deval Patrick #Michael Skakel #Washington Post Company #Boston Globe #Hartford Courant #Boston Herald #Hartford, CT #Connecticut College

Sep 19, 2014

NFL, NFLPA announce revised drug policy

Josh Gordon and LaVon Brazill n The NFL and NFL Players Association announced sweeping changes to their substance-abuse and performance-enhancing drug policies on Friday in a joint statement... #White House #Alaska #Connecticut #United Kingdom #Deval Patrick #Michael Skakel #Washington Post Company #Boston Globe #Hartford Courant #Boston Herald #Hartford, CT #Connecticut College

Sep 22, 2014

Hundreds of criminal activities reported at Miami-Dade libraries in past 6 months

Records show more than 430 incidents of criminal activity, theft, vandalism, disturbances, sexual misconduct and children being left alone inside Miami-Dade County's public libraries in the past six months. Local 10 News investigative reporter Jeff W... #White House #Alaska #Connecticut #United Kingdom #Deval Patrick #Michael Skakel #Washington Post Company #Boston Globe #Hartford Courant #Boston Herald #Hartford, CT #Connecticut College