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Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years

A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years

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Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was s...
20:51, 08/06/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
14:00, 05/13/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection to a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges of...
19:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
17:00, 05/29/2019

He threatened GOP lawmakers over Trump’s policies. Now he faces up to 10 years in prison. Carlos Bayon, 63, threatened House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) last year, according to the Department of Justice....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court documents....
22:34, 05/12/2019

US man faces up to 5 years in prison for selling $2 million worth of Bitcoin online A federal grand jury has indicted a New Jersey man for selling over $2 million worth of Bitcoin through an unlicensed money transmitting business. William Green, 46, who was charged with one count of operating the unlicensed business, is set to appea...
14:34, 07/25/2019

UCLA Professor Faces 219 Years in Prison for Sending U.S. Missile Chips to China An adjunct professor of electrical engineering at UCLA has been convicted of 18 federal charges in connection with illegally exporting semiconductor chips with military applications to China, The Verge reports.Read more......
20:00, 07/08/2019

Duncan Hunter's wife pleads guilty to corruption charge; faces up to 5 years in prison The wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on Thursday in federal court to one count of corruption in a case that has cast a shadow over the congressman’s career....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Planned Parenthood Faces an Uncertain Road Without Title X Funding—and Patients May Struggle to Get Care Millions of patients may struggle to get the family-planning care they need after Planned Parenthood on Monday decided to leave the federal Title X program, which annually provides $286 million in grants to groups across the country for services incl...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
00:51, 06/17/2019

Man faces prison in wife's disappearance on honeymoon A man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea is facing a prison sentence after pleading guilty in Florida to a federal involuntary manslaughter charge....
15:34, 05/28/2019

Man faces life in prison for cutting up, dissolving girlfriend’s body A Texas man who killed his live-in girlfriend, cut her body into small pieces, and dissolved the remains in chemicals was sentenced to life behind bars for the horrifying murder, prosecutors said this week. Kevin Wayne Powell, 50, described in local ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
13:51, 07/29/2019

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
15:34, 06/12/2019

IT director who defrauded celebrity music agency of £360k faces prison An IT director is facing jail after swindling more than £360,000 from an artist management agency which looks after some of classical music's biggest stars....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Truck driver faces 'decades' in prison after fiery Colorado crash The driver who crashed into traffic on a Colorado interstate leading to an accident that killed four people was charged Friday with vehicular homicide. ...
03:51, 05/05/2019

New Jersey man faces prison for sexual conduct with a minor and child pornography Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl is facing ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-Minnesota policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
13:51, 06/07/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison Kellen Winslow Jr. is facing life in prison after a jury found the troubled former NFL player guilty of a rape, among multiple charges. On Monday, Winslow was found guilty of one count of rape by force or fear, one count of indecent exposure and one ...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and double the number of black and Hispanic employees......
10:51, 07/10/2019

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous degrees 150 years after they started their studies.Th...
01:00, 07/07/2019

German boat captain Pia Klemp faces prison in Italy for migrant rescues Klemp, 35, stands accused of aiding illegal immigration after she saved people from drowning in the Mediterranean. The Bonn native has accused Italian authorities of organizing "a show trial."...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Dalai Lama faces criticism as he reaffirms belief that female successor must be 'attractive' The Dalai Lama has been criticised as holding up a "double standard" after he reiterated his belief that a female successor would have to be "attractive"....
20:51, 06/28/2019

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
06:34, 06/11/2019

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French capital....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Woman accused of aiding Islamic State, double-crossing U.S., faces up to life in prison A U.S. woman charged with working as an Islamic State recruiter under the code name "Umm Nutella," who agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors but then divulged her deal to extremists while out on bail, could be sentenced to life in prison on Tuesda...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Out of prison after 23 years, thanks to his mother and a documentary Kevin Ott released after getting a life sentence under Oklahoma’s three strikes law for non-violent drug-related convictions, which was partially repealedIt’s a Tuesday morning in August, but Betty Chism wraps 23 Christmas presents on her day off. He...
19:51, 08/07/2019

Man who cut up wife sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who was found at a Kansas storage unit with his dismembered wife’s remains and two of their children has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old Justin Rey was sentenced Friday for child enda...
19:34, 06/28/2019

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still...
11:34, 07/08/2019

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
23:34, 08/09/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
03:51, 06/06/2019

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
23:51, 06/12/2019

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued in a new filing. The recommendation that Vincent E...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life behind bars at sentencing following his February co...
07:34, 07/11/2019

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded ...
13:17, 06/06/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
17:51, 07/31/2019

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also w...
00:34, 06/22/2019

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
20:34, 06/01/2019

DDoS Attacker Will Spend Two Years In Prison One of the men behind a series of 2013 attacks on games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and must pay $95,000 in restitution to another of his victims....
03:00, 07/04/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Former El Chapo associate sentenced to 28 years in prison CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago sentenced a former lieutenant to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo ” Guzman to 28 years in prison on Tuesday, imposing the long sentence even after rejecting claims by prosecutors that the trafficker...
12:17, 08/07/2019

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Ex-Marine sentenced to 4 years in prison over charity scam A Florida man who promised to send military families to Disney World is now on a trip of his own — a four-year jaunt in federal prison. John Shannon Simpson, 44, pocketed $391,000 he raised for “Marines and Mickey,” a charity he fou...
21:51, 08/06/2019

El Chapo whines about lockup before getting life in prison, plus 30 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since his conviction on Wednesday, complaining to a judge that his incarceration at a Manhattan lockup has been absolute “torture” before being sentenced to life in p...
17:17, 07/17/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
06:34, 05/18/2019

Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
08:17, 07/09/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court. Aut...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Teacher in bomb-making case gets nearly 6 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison. Christian Toro was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan to five...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
20:17, 07/12/2019

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
07:17, 06/20/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
06:51, 05/22/2019

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the body of Mark Garrity was found near Country Club and Glenn roads. After further investigation, police...
09:00, 07/23/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
04:17, 06/02/2019

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Repeatedly Raping His Student A Delhi court has sentenced a 29-year-old tuition teacher to 20-year rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping his student, saying the crime was the "gravest of its kind" and needed to be dealt with......
19:17, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East Side before she was famous was freed from jail Mon...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
04:34, 05/07/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
16:34, 05/04/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
21:00, 04/28/2019

RPT-Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
04:00, 06/24/2019

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
22:34, 06/15/2019

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
23:34, 05/21/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot More than two years after a fatal riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware's maximum-security prison where a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
03:17, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison The Latest on sentencing for a man who admitted throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April (all times local): 10:25 a.m....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classified government documents over two decades and keep...
05:51, 07/20/2019

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Ex-CBP commander Wei Xu faces 25 years for gun-running, tax evasion A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun selling business in Southern California since the late 1990s....
16:17, 07/18/2019

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he said he used to kill someone in self-defense....
07:51, 05/30/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
01:00, 05/24/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Man who threw ‘death party’ for wife sentenced to 3 years in prison A Minnesota man who threw his ailing wife a drug-fueled “death party” has been sentenced to three years behind bars after copping to a plea deal, according to a report. Duane Arden Johnson, 59, who pleaded guilty to criminal neglect in June, was sent...
18:17, 08/13/2019

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing secret documents A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for stealing classified material over more than two decades in what may be the largest breach of classified information in U.S. history....
07:00, 07/20/2019

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair sentenced to more than three years in prison in gun case Sebastian Telfair who had a disappointing pro basketball career, was convicted earlier this year of carrying a loaded handgun in his pickup truck.       ...
10:17, 08/13/2019

Blue Bell ice cream licker could face 20 years in prison The woman filmed licking the top of a Blue Bell ice cream tub and putting it back on the shelf has been identified — and could cool her heels in jail for up to 20 years. Police in Lufkin, Texas, said Wednesday they believed they had identified the fr...
13:00, 07/05/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex with teen student A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that 28-year-old Brittany Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case...
05:51, 07/13/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. Monday’s sentencing of Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea comes afte...
17:34, 05/27/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc gets 20 years in prison A federal judge in New York handed down a 20-year sentence Monday to a Florida man who mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs to Democrats and news outlets he accused of being critical of President Donald Trump....
08:51, 08/07/2019

Seminary student who left newborn to die in trash can gets 5 years in prison A cruel seminary student who left her daughter to die in a trash can at a Texas dormitory will spend five years in prison for her child’s “horrific and inhumane” death, prosecutors said. Natalie Annell Weaver, 21, of Springfield, Missouri, plea...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in their bathroom, The Post has learned....
07:00, 06/02/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
02:51, 05/05/2019

N.S.A. Contractor Who Hoarded Secrets at Home Is Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison The case of Harold T. Martin III, who took home classified material undetected for nearly 20 years, was a major embarrassment for security officials....
21:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. Islamic State recruiter 'Umm Nutella' sentenced to four years in prison A U.S. Islamic State recruiter known as "Umm Nutella" who double-crossed federal agents after agreeing to cooperate with them was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday, far less than federal prosecutors had sought....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in prison and a €300,000 ($335,000) fine under new rules to limit overcrowding....
21:34, 06/01/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigation, 54-year-old Phillip Daniel Love was taken int...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit videos was sentenced this week to two years in prison and a $250,000 fine.Read more......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Confessed Islamic State recruiter sentenced to four years in prison A U.S. Islamic State recruiter known as "Umm Nutella" who double-crossed federal agents after agreeing to cooperate with them was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday, federal prosecutors said....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Drug Lord El Chapo Should Get Life In Prison, Plus 30 Years: Prosecutors US prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder......
02:17, 07/12/2019

‘MAGA bomber’ Cesar Sayoc sentenced to 20 years in prison A Manhattan federal judge has sentenced “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc to 20 years in prison, with five years’ supervised release. Judge Jed Rakoff said Monday the sentence was “no more” and “no less” than what Sa...
12:51, 08/06/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, ...
21:34, 06/06/2019

Alleged car thief shot by cops was on parole after 30 years in prison The gun-toting car thief shot by cops in The Bronx had been in prison for nearly 30 years for armed robbery — and had just been paroled in April, police sources said Monday. Suspect Ronnie Cole, 58 — who pressed his pistol against an officer’s chest ...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
00:17, 05/14/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson’s side against Bayern Munich in the “Treble Reunion” match, 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final...
03:34, 05/27/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s trial is scheduled to start Monday. Garner was ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learne...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
05:34, 08/21/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Cesar Sayoc, who sent pipe bombs to Trump critics, gets 20 years in prison Sixteen crude explosives sent to 13 intended victims, including Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Hillary Clinton and Barack ObamaCesar Sayoc, who in March admitted to mailing more than one dozen bombs to prominent critics of Donald Trump before the 2018 midte...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NEW YORK (AP) — A Fl...
01:51, 08/06/2019

Man gets 10 years in prison for sexually abusing family member for half a decade TUCSON – A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Aug. 12 after he was convicted for sexually abusing a family member for half a decade. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Chris M. Dibler was arrested by Tucson Police Department...
04:17, 08/20/2019

Mexican Drug Lord "El Chapo" Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In Prison Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday......
21:00, 07/17/2019

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida Released From Prison After 5 Years Apollo Nida is one step closer to complete freedom. E! News can confirm the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star was released from prison at the Fort Dix Correctional......
00:00, 06/05/2019

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the poor, he liberated phones from being locked down by a single carrier. However, AT&T and the U.S. go...
18:51, 08/06/2019

Move 9 member Eddie Goodman Africa released from prison after 41 years Two members of black radical group remain behind barsLawyer: ‘This is a significant victory and day of celebration’One of the enduring wounds of the black liberation struggle of the 1970s has moved a step closer to being healed with the release of th...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
23:00, 05/09/2019

‘Horse’ penis guard gets 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates A former Brooklyn jail guard convicted of sexually abusing multiple female inmates was sentenced to 25 years behind bars Wednesday — after the judge teared up and thanked one of his accusers for speaking out. “Thank you so much for coming...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her guilty of fraud last month....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan’s football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. The Wolverines took a tour of the prison Sunday as part of their trip to South Africa afte...
23:34, 05/05/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
14:17, 05/23/2019

Teen rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly home invasion Texas rapper Tay-K has been sentenced to 55 years behind bars for the 2016 murder of Ethan Walker during a home invasion.        ...
07:51, 07/24/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Former Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen sentenced to 180 years in prison Ex-Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over a 20-year period, was sentenced to 180 years in prison....
16:00, 05/03/2019

American in Vietnam sentenced to 12 years in prison for 'attempting to overthrow the state' An American in Vietnam was sentenced over a decade prison on Monday after he was found guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial that lasted just half a day which produced a verdict his lawyer described as "too heavy."...
17:51, 06/24/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Trial Has Started in Sweden. And He Could Face Up To 2 Years in Prison if He’s Convicted The trial of rapper A$AP Rocky has begun in Sweden as he pleaded not guilty to assault charges. The New York-born musician has been in custody since July 3 after a fight broke out in Stockholm. He could face up to two years in a Swedish prison if con...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Man arrested in 2017 officer-involved shooting sentenced to eight years in prison TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to eight years in prison in connection to an armed robbery and attempted carjacking on the east side in 2017. On Oct. 18, 2017, Tucson Police Department was involved in an officer-involved shooting after two...
05:34, 06/15/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for internal government documents....
04:00, 07/10/2019

Jets’ Rontez Miles reunited with brother, who’s now free after 6 years in prison Through it all, through all the heartache and loneliness, separated by distance and prison walls, two brothers refused to let go of their lifelong bond. Rontez Miles and Vondre Griffin had shared an NFL dream since they were 9 years old. In 2013, Mil...
03:51, 08/15/2019

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
07:17, 06/08/2019

Cyntoia Brown released from prison after 15 years of life sentence served Cyntoia Brown — the woman who claimed she killed a man when she was a sex trafficking victim and was later sentenced to life in prison — was released on Wednesday after 15 years served....
22:17, 08/07/2019

Couple gets combined 70 years in prison for making porn with baby girl ALBANY, N.Y. — A 38-year-old man and his girlfriend have been sentenced to federal prison for making child pornography using a 1-year-old baby girl. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Joshua Carey of Stamford in Delaware County and 28-year-old Ari...
16:17, 08/16/2019

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
02:34, 07/25/2019

| French mother faces 20 years in jail for murdering 5 of her children French prosecutors demanded a 20-year prison term for a woman charged with killing five of her children right after they were born, a crime that only came to light one and a half decades after the corpses were discovered....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Vince Vaughn Faces 3 Years Probation After DUI Case Is Dismissed UPDATE: Vince Vaughn is pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of alcohol-related reckless driving. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office shared that the actor's attorney......
01:17, 05/04/2019

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to 6 years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
22:51, 08/14/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Judith Clark released from prison after serving 36 years for role in deadly heist Convicted left-wing terrorist Judith Clark was released from prison on Friday after serving 36 years for her role as the getaway driver in the 1981 Brink's heist that left three dead. ...
05:34, 05/11/2019

Former Kings Executive Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Repurposing $13.4 Million Of Sponsorship Loot Former Sacramento Kings and Miami Heat chief revenue officer Jeffrey David was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for embezzling $13.4 million from two Kings sponsors in an arena naming rights scheme he executed in 2015. David pleaded guilty t...
05:17, 06/25/2019

China sentences online activist to 12 years in prison for allegedly leaking secrets A Chinese activist whose website reports the stories of people alleging government abuses was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison on the charge of leaking secrets to a foreign entity....
21:51, 07/29/2019

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Cyntoia Brown walks free after 15 years in prison: A look at her high-profile case Brown's supporters have pointed to her case as an example of racial inequality in the U.S. criminal justice system and a reason why the system should be reformed....
05:17, 08/08/2019

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
01:17, 08/15/2019

Alleged moderator of dark web drug market AlphaBay facing 20 years in prison An alleged moderator of AlphaBay, a dark web marketplace, has been indicted for facilitating sales on the site before law enforcement shut it down as a result of Operation Bayonet.   According to court documents, the moderator received numerous payme...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4-12 years in prison for high society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her con a...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker....
19:51, 06/17/2019

German boat captain faces 20 years in jail for rescuing 1,000 migrants A German boat captain faces 20 years in jail in Italy for rescuing 1,000 migrants in the Mediterranean after being accused of colluding with smugglers. Pia Klemp, 35, could be tried and imprisoned for helping people enter Europe illegally from the No...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Sayoc sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to kill Trump critics, including Obama, Clinton Cesar Sayoc's other targets included CNN, Senators Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, and Kamala Harris, D-California, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, and Tom Steyer, the billionaire now seeking the Democratic presidential nomination....
23:17, 08/05/2019

Former Ohio State Coach Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Underage Diver Former Ohio State diving coach William Bohonyi was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday on two counts of sexually abusing Estee Pryor, a diver who trained with the Ohio State University Diving Club when she was underage....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charge Austin Jones has learned his fate. Nearly two years after his arrest on child pornography charges, the YouTube star was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday. Joseph......
01:17, 05/04/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to weapons charges, could face up to 20 years in prison Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

'Mentally ill' Miami con man sentenced to 18 years in prison for impersonating Saudi royal, swindling dozens A 48-year-old Miami con man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison on Friday after having spent years impersonating Prince Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and swindling wealthy investors out of millions....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Mom of Slain Sex Trafficked Teen Cries Out for Justice—and Gets It; Judge Slaps Pimp With 32 Years in Prison The pimp who tricked out a 16-year-old girl before she was strangled, her throat slashed and her body discarded in a garage allegedly by a man he set her up with, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in prison....
11:34, 06/05/2019

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
22:17, 06/25/2019

Woman seen licking ice cream in viral video faces up to 20 years in jail, police say By Linda Givetash A woman filmed licking a tub of ice cream and returning it to a grocery store shelf in a viral video last week is facing up to 20 years in prison, police said Thursday. The footage — which has been viewed more than 11 million times ...
03:51, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong faces worst crisis in 20 years, senior Chinese official says A senior Chinese official said Wednesday that Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in more than 20 years after months of frequently violent protests that started over a now-suspended controversial extradition law....
12:17, 08/07/2019

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooting and killing the teen is facing up to 60 years in prison after being found guilty of murder in the ...
06:51, 08/17/2019

Doctor found guilty of impeding abortion faces 2 years jail for misconduct The case is symbolic given it has played out in court, and in the public, for the most part of Argentina's ongoing debate about the decriminalisation of abortion....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
07:34, 05/10/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Former 'American Idol' contestant pleads guilty to moving nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl, could face up to 10 years in prison A former “American Idol” contestant, who also appeared on the television show “Fear Factor,” could face up to 10 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random attack last month, pleaded guilty to the crime Tuesday....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Track coach charged with molesting ex-athlete One-time Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Ex-pastor charged with molesting teen relative in Texas A former Southern Baptist pastor who once backed strict anti-abortion legislation in Texas has been charged with repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years, sometimes several times a day, court records show. Stephen Bratton,...
17:17, 06/17/2019

No jail time for man who admitted to molesting an 11-year-old girl Joseph Meili, 22, pleaded guilty to third-degree child molestation, but the conviction could go off his record if he successfully completes probation.        ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Man found guilty for molesting 3-year-old relative in Tucson TUCSON – A man was found guilty July 24 for molesting his 3-year-old relative. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Baudelio Rodriguez was taken into custody after Tucson Police Department learned that Rodriguez allegedly sexually ...
23:51, 07/31/2019

‘Manny’ arrested for molesting kids, possessing child porn SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a “manny” for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrze...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Peoria fifth grade teacher accused of sexually molesting students PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Sun Valley Elementary School teacher was arrested and booked on five counts of molestation of a child and one count of sexual abuse of three different fifth-grade students, court documents say. Ricky Ordway, 43, allegedly rea...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Man arrested in Sahuarita for allegedly molesting, providing drugs to teens TUCSON – A 32-year-old man was taken into custody at a hotel in Sahuarita on Saturday after he allegedly molested, and provided drugs and alcohol to two teenage sisters. According to Sahuarita Police Department, 32-year-old Ricky Legrand of San...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Singapore-Based Indian Convicted For Molesting Air Stewardess: Report A 39-year-old Indianman was found guilty on Monday of molesting an air stewardess on a flight from Cochin to Singapore in 2017, according to a media report....
22:51, 08/05/2019

Convicted Of Molesting Girl He Met On Dating App, He Won't Face Jail Time Joseph Meili was charged with child kidnapping, statutory rape and statutory sodomy. He would later admit to committing a sex crime. But the 22-year-old man won't face jail time for molesting the......
21:17, 06/21/2019

Mesa man arrested for allegedly molesting 5-year-old at nail salon MESA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Mesa man was arrested for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old boy at a nail salon Wednesday afternoon. According to police statements, the incident happened at a nail salon near Baseline and Ellsworth Roads. Court documents say a ...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Chinese Billionaire Arrested For Allegedly Molesting 9-Year-Old: Report A billionaire Chinese property tycoon was formally arrested for suspected child molestation Wednesday, state media said, in a case that has sparked anger over attempts to censor the incident....
21:17, 07/10/2019

Vail man gets 71 years in prison for murder of wife, daughter and attempted murder of son TUCSON – The Vail man who admitted to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 was sentenced to 71 years in prison Monday morning. Hernando Enriquez was arrested on Feb. 2, 2018 after Pima County Sheriff’s Department found his wife, Sandra E...
23:17, 08/19/2019

Woman convicted in 'Fatal Attraction' murder granted parole after nearly 27 years in prison Carolyn Warmus, 55, will be released from prison as early as June 10 after spending nearly 27 years behind bars.        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old avoids jail time SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (WFLA/AP) – A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting an 11-year-old girl who later tested positive for chlamydia, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation. Joseph Meili, 22, of Russellville, was convicted ...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Indian Yoga Guru Arrested In Australia For Allegedly Molesting 2 Women A self-proclaimed spiritual leader from India has been arrested and remanded in custody in Australia for allegedly assaulting two women who invited him to their homes for prayers in Sydney....
13:34, 05/08/2019

Senior Railway Police Officer Charged For Molesting Woman On Train A complaint has been lodged against a senior Railway Protection Force officer today for allegedly sexually assaulting a railway official's wife on a train in Madhya Pradesh. The incident happened on......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen accused of molesting passenger on flight, urinating in aisle Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested Monday in London after allegedly sexually assaulting a female passenger on a British Airways flight, according to a report. Olesen, 29, was busted on suspicion of sexual assault after fellow golf pro Ian Po...
19:17, 08/01/2019

Former 'American Idol' star Antonella Barba pleads guilty, faces 10 years to life Antonella Barba, who appeared on "American Idol," pleaded guilty to possession of at least 400 grams of fentanyl with intent to distribute.        ...
07:51, 08/01/2019

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules to be sentenced this week for 2017 fatal crash; faces 2 years Sentencing for the former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a fatal crash in his native Iowa, begins Tuesday.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. (June 18)        ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Gooding Jr. at court, seeks groping case dismissal Lawyers for Cuba Gooding Jr. are providing a court with video they say will show the actor did not grope a woman at a New York City bar. The prosecution, meanwhile, presented the court on Wednesday with a deposition from Gooding's accuser. (June...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Perv accused of going on groping spree in Midtown Starbucks A suspected sicko walked into a Manhattan Starbucks and allegedly groped three women, including two employees, on Monday evening, police and sources said....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bri...
20:00, 06/19/2019

AOC Wants Answers About Photo That Sure Looks Like 'Team Mitch' Groping a Cutout of Her A deeply creepy photo surfaced on social media over the weekend showing a group of young men in “Team Mitch” shirts apparently groping a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, captioned, “break me off a piece of that.” AOC found this unse...
11:51, 08/06/2019

Man sues Kevin Spacey over alleged groping at island bar BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the actor. The lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and ...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
07:51, 06/14/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. charged in Manhattan groping incident Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged on Thursday with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said....
22:17, 06/13/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will turn himself in to police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Lawyer Mark Heller says the Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire”...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Serial subway pervert indicted for groping an off-duty cop Serial subway predator Giovanni Verdelli — who has been arrested more than 70 times — was indicted Tuesday in connection with the sexual assault of an off-duty cop, prosecutors announced in Manhattan court. Verdelli allegedly slipped his hand under t...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Lawyer: Gooding Jr.’s accuser ‘troubled,’ groping case bogus NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s lawyer is urging a judge to dismiss the forcible touching case that landed the actor in handcuffs two weeks ago. Lawyer Mark Heller argues in court papers that witnesses and security video contradict a woman&#...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Man sues Kevin Spacey over alleged groping at Nantucket island bar A Massachusetts man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against the actor.        ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Gooding Jr. denies that the incident occurred, but int...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the former “House of Cards” star of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket. A pretrial hearing is scheduled in the Nantucket Dis...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds To The Men "Choking" And "Groping" A Cardboard Cut-Out Of Her “Are you paying for young men to practice groping and choking members of Congress with your payroll?” the Congresswoman tweeted to Republican senator Mitch McConnell...
12:51, 08/07/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is turning himself in in connection with a charge he says he did not commit. The 51-year-old Oscar winner walked into the Special Victims Unit in Manhattan on Thursday......
01:17, 06/14/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A woman says she told Penn State University’s head fencing coach that one of his assistants had groped her on a plane, but the coach failed to report her accusation to the school as required. Jennifer Oldham, a North C...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Creep arrested for groping girls on line for Coney Island coaster A creep was busted after groping two young girls while waiting to get on a roller coaster at Coney Island, cops said Sunday. The 28-year-old, Evan Reslien, is accused of grabbing a 13-year-old girl’s shoulder and butt at about 10 p.m. Saturday ...
17:17, 06/16/2019

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. set to appear in court as lawyer seeks to dismiss groping case Cuba Gooding Jr. will appear in court, where a judge will consider whether to toss a misdemeanor charge he groped a woman's breast in a Manhattan bar.        ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

26-year-old man admits to posing as teen basketball player, groping girl DALLAS — A 26-year-old man was sentenced to probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to posing as a 17-year-old student so he could play basketball at a Dallas high school and groping a 14-year-old girl. Under a deal with Dallas County prosecutors, Si...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappropriate behavior....
14:34, 06/01/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
00:17, 06/13/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. will go to trial on groping charge; bid to toss case denied Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attempt to get a groping charge dismissed was denied by a Manhattan judge. He will go to trial on Sept. 3.        ...
21:51, 08/08/2019

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the actor, his lawy...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Kevin Spacey groping accuser invokes Fifth Amendment; judge bars testimony Spacey's defense attorney Alan Jackson also said that the accuser's mother, Heather Unruh, may have been watching live coverage of her son's testimony on TV....
21:34, 07/08/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser files civil lawsuit over alleged groping incident Actor already faces a criminal charge for the alleged incident at a Nantucket bar in 2016A man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him as a teenager, at a Massachusetts restaurant in July 2016 has filed a civil lawsuit against the actor, describi...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Kevin Spacey: prosecutors drop case accusing actor of groping teen The actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man at Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016.The Cape and Is...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Kevin Spacey Makes Surprise Court Appearance for Hearing in Groping Case (NANTUCKET, Mass.) — Sporting a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge is set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor of groping a young man at a Nantucket bar in 2016....
17:34, 06/03/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
20:00, 05/24/2019

AOC slams McConnell after photo of young men in 'Team Mitch' T-shirts 'groping' cutout surfaces Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday over a picture of men – wearing “team Mitch” T-shirts –“groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of her....
16:17, 08/06/2019

Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers Getty Digi Police, a free smartphone app created by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct in crowded places. If a person faces unwanted groping on a packed subway, they can proceed to activa...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Mitch McConnell responds to viral AOC ‘Team Mitch’ cutout groping photo Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded on Tuesday to the photo of several young men suggestively posing with a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “Team Mitch in no way condones any aggressive, suggestive, or demeaning ac...
17:17, 08/06/2019

Judge: Kevin Spacey groping case 'may well be dismissed' as accuser pleads the 5th Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser testifies in court for the first time, then invokes his 5th Amendment rights.        ...
19:34, 07/09/2019

Carl Sargeant 'shell-shocked' by groping claims, widow tells inquest A Welsh politician who was found dead in his home was "shell-shocked" by allegations that he had groped and touched women, his widow has told an inquest....
23:17, 07/09/2019

Groping case against former 'House of Cards' star Kevin Spacey returns to court Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the actor of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket.        ...
15:34, 06/03/2019

Former 'House of Cards' star Kevin Spacey appears in court for groping case Kevin Spacey's appearance comes somewhat as a surprise as he was not required to attend the hearing and has typically stayed away from the courthouse.        ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
15:17, 06/14/2019

Prosecutor calls for Kevin Spacey 'groping' case to dropped after accuser refuses to testify A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has refused to give evidence, prompting the actor's lawyer to call for the case to be dismissed....
00:17, 07/09/2019

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more attention. But are people being honest when it comes to their own personal health? According to a new s...
02:17, 08/06/2019

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Patients' DNA Data Shared, but Not Always With Consent Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the tr...
08:51, 07/31/2019

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been r...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate parts of the brain not affected by the disease, experts say....
02:17, 06/25/2019

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior....
06:51, 06/20/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doct...
15:00, 08/11/2019

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
23:34, 06/18/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
23:51, 08/03/2019

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts restaurant went before a judge Monday to explain where that cell phone is, bu...
06:51, 07/09/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO — Sally Atwater’s doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. Nancy Goodman begged eight companies to let her young son t...
13:17, 06/04/2019

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease to immediately flush and disinfect its water lines and take other st...
18:17, 06/01/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
15:51, 05/07/2019

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they come at a costAt 18, Finn James went to get a tooth removed, and the anaesthetic failed to mask the pai...
22:51, 08/19/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fi...
20:00, 06/04/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate doj...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Tuesday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read mo...
05:17, 06/18/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
05:17, 06/27/2019

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
18:17, 06/24/2019

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
05:00, 06/07/2019

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
23:51, 08/01/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,000-square-foot facility will be part of the Banne...
09:17, 05/10/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer i...
14:51, 06/06/2019

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
23:51, 06/19/2019

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
03:51, 05/28/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the administration has not publicized the details of its plan...
02:17, 08/03/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits are provided free of charge, a new study finds....
12:51, 07/31/2019

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
05:17, 07/12/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
02:51, 07/17/2019

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
20:00, 06/27/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
15:34, 05/13/2019

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know...
21:17, 08/08/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
09:17, 07/18/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
03:17, 05/09/2019

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have beg...
22:34, 06/22/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
11:17, 05/08/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
16:17, 05/24/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Doctor accused of poisoning patients so he could show off by saving them Prosecutors allege that French anaesthesiologist Frederic Pechier may have tampered with his colleague's anesthesia to create emergencies in which he could intervene and impress them....
22:34, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
02:51, 07/23/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has n...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
06:17, 08/13/2019

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3 x 3 cube. That material causes each small cube to...
12:17, 08/13/2019

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
21:00, 07/02/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
11:51, 06/09/2019

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federa...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 05/02/2019

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to gain control of one patient’s bank account and hij...
05:17, 06/09/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
19:51, 06/03/2019

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get “the Michael J...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
21:17, 06/03/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
06:00, 06/15/2019

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually abusing patients. UCLA says Dr. James Heaps surrendered to law enforcement on Monday to face charges o...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
06:17, 07/05/2019

Oregon removes assisted suicide wait for certain patients The law allows those with 15 days left to live to bypass a 15-day waiting period required under the Death with Dignity Act, something proponents say will reduce bureaucracy and bring relief to gravely ill people....
08:34, 07/26/2019

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to her boyfriend, police said. Ashley Ann Smith, 30, of Dravosburg, is facing 30 counts — including invasion ...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
22:17, 06/20/2019

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
22:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Lawyers hear from more patients in UCLA case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the former University of Southern California gynecologist’s arrest in a sexual assault case (all times local): 1 p.m. Lawyers for plaintiffs in sexual abuse lawsuits against a now-retired University of Californi...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say....
02:00, 05/14/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment....
18:17, 05/14/2019

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
03:51, 07/19/2019

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. study that suggests some patients may be sent home for financial reasons before they're medically re...
14:34, 05/29/2019

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study suggests....
06:51, 08/06/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
22:34, 06/18/2019

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live ...
01:51, 08/06/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
14:17, 08/17/2019

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
19:17, 06/05/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients; gets life A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted in Germany of 85 counts of murder...
12:17, 06/06/2019

Riskiest time for surgery patients is not in the operating room (Reuters Health) - The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospital and after they go home, a new study suggests....
01:51, 07/31/2019

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
03:00, 06/29/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
18:17, 07/11/2019

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy tre...
19:51, 05/29/2019

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
17:51, 05/30/2019

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall charged in sex assaults of 16 patients A former University of Southern California gynecologist was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting 16 young women between the ages of 17 and 29 years old who visited the school's health center for medical exams between 2009 and 2016, ...
15:17, 06/27/2019

HBO’s summer of drama bummers continues for Years And Years The most talked-about HBO series of the season each provide their own unique reasons to feel uneasy about the world beyond our screens, and the premium-cable channel concludes the summer bummer trilogy that started with Chernobyl and Euphoria with a ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
12:34, 08/22/2019

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
20:00, 06/04/2019

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future d...
01:00, 06/25/2019

The Failed Promise of DNA Testing: Patients Seeking Answers Get Uncertainty Genetic testing provides families and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Australian Ambulance To Grant "Final Wishes" Of Terminally Ill Patients Inspired by an Australian ambulance crew who took a dying woman to the beach on her way to hospital, officials have announced a dedicated vehicle to grant final wishes to terminally ill patients....
19:34, 07/26/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
00:34, 05/25/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
23:34, 05/12/2019

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five years are continuing to show improvement in quality of life....
13:17, 05/30/2019

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthet...
04:51, 07/25/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
05:34, 05/28/2019

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
19:00, 05/08/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 07/17/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
14:34, 05/29/2019

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
08:51, 08/06/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
04:51, 08/07/2019

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new research suggests....
23:51, 08/01/2019

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
01:34, 07/23/2019

French doctor accused of poisoning patients in order to 'save' them Frédéric Péchier denies charge of triggering heart attacks so he could bring patients back to lifeA French anaesthetist has been accused of giving patients lethal injections to trigger heart attacks in order to pose as a hero for bringing them back t...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese people....
21:51, 08/06/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
13:51, 06/04/2019

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
00:34, 06/06/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergency medical transportation rides will be covered for eligible patients. Lyft is also working on expand...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 06/10/2019

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed artery to increase blood flow....
22:17, 04/28/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
23:34, 06/17/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
12:17, 06/06/2019

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk for an assortment of health problems, and even death....
02:17, 08/08/2019

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
06:51, 06/04/2019

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In one case, Dr. Robert Morris Levy allegedly declared a patient cancer-free after a biopsy, only to have...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
03:00, 08/10/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
01:34, 06/27/2019

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but th...
10:51, 06/06/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examinations, officials said....
04:17, 06/27/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ fam...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the US....
01:51, 06/06/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the me...
17:17, 08/13/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
06:17, 04/30/2019

Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding (Reuters Health) - Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed to prevent strokes, a recent study suggests....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behalf....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
14:17, 08/17/2019

The safe house shielding patients as abortion wars rage outside The Power House gives women a place of sanctuary as they wait for their procedures at Montgomery’s only abortion clinic next doorThe group of women gathered on the porch of a single story house next door to Montgomery’s only abortion clinic had all b...
17:17, 08/15/2019

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
02:51, 06/08/2019

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
18:51, 08/15/2019

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
02:00, 06/08/2019

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should measure or about what the outcome should be. Patients often enrol in the trial seeking access to exp...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progression or death, according to new research....
18:51, 08/15/2019

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
03:17, 06/05/2019

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, prosecutors revealed....
02:17, 08/09/2019

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
13:17, 05/15/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Low Carb Diet May Help Reduce Pain For Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Study A number of studies have also looked at the role of diet and nutrition in reducing osteoarthritis pain and a recent study has indicated that following a diet low in carbohydrates may help....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients....
16:17, 08/13/2019

Making A Difference: Friends With Flowers Delivers Joy To Hospice Care Patients SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A group in Scott County is hoping to make the experience of hospice care patients and their families a little better. Each week, Friends With Flowers bundle up donated flowers from Kroger, local funeral homes and Gr...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Hospital school supply drive helps patients at Banner Children’s TUCSON- Banner Children’s Hospital kicked off its hospital school supply drive Monday, with the partnership from Hughes Federal Credit Union. The hospital school program at Diamond Children’s Medical Center helps bring the classroom to pa...
04:17, 08/20/2019

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
19:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
03:51, 05/28/2019

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the devices....
16:17, 07/29/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of thousands of dollars....
19:34, 05/09/2019

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
19:17, 06/14/2019

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
21:34, 07/17/2019

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
19:00, 05/24/2019

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromised — five months after learning of the theft. The theft affected 10,253 people who were treated or ta...
00:00, 08/10/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Berlin and Hamburg....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go nearly twice as long without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinica...
21:34, 06/02/2019