2 officials in Macomb not charged after violence claims

Mount Clemens — Prosecutors have declined to pursue charges in separate cases involving two officials and claims of violence in Macomb County, the sheriff's office said Tuesday.In the the more recent incident, deputies were called Sunday to the Washington Township home of Macomb County Commissioner Don Brown on a report…

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Ohio State now can share medical board’s records on Richard Strauss with its lawyers

Hide caption The State Medical Board of Ohio has agreed to turn over records pertaining to deceased Ohio State physician Richard Strauss to the university’s legal counsel, but with conditions.After months of negotiations, Ohio State University’s legal counsel is now able to obtain confidential complaint records from the State Medical…

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Sonoma County to pay $3 million to family of boy who was toting fake gun when he was killed by deputy

A picture of 13-year-old Andy Lopez sits at the center of a memorial in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Oct. 29, 2013. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) Sonoma County has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit with the parents of a 13-year-old Santa Rosa boy who was fatally…

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Woman who died in downtown homeless camp identified

A 48-year-old woman who died in a homeless camp in downtown Olympia earlier this month was identified this week as Stacy R. Conaway, according to the Thurston County Coroner’s Office.The coroner couldn’t identify her until next of kin had been reached. She died Dec. 2.That Sunday night, Olympia fire crews…

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Second lawsuit against former Federal Way basketball star also names school district, coach

A second lawsuit against a former Federal Way High School basketball star who allegedly filmed and shared sex videos of female students without their knowledge also names the school district and the coach.Tally Thomas, 19, filed the lawsuit Monday in King County Superior Court against Federal Way Public Schools, boys…

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West Hartford Grieves Girl Killed in Stabbing as Her Brother Faces Murder Charge

The community left notes at a memorial for the young victim of a deadly stabbing in West Hartford. The suspect is the victim's 12-year-old brother, according to police. The West Hartford community is grieving the death of a girl, allegedly by the hands of her 12-year-old brother.The suspect, who is…

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California doctor accused of prescribing drugs in 5 deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor was arrested Tuesday on charges of doling out drugs to patients he didn't examine and is alleged to have prescribed drugs to five people who died of overdoses as well as an impaired driver who struck and killed a bicyclist, federal prosecutors…

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Man charged with New Britain stabbing

A man was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with stabbing a 22-year-old man in October, police said.William Benjamin Torrales, 19, of Maple Street, was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault and conspiracy, police said.The charges stem from a stabbing on Oct. 16. Police said they were first alerted to…

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State fines nurse $5,000 for inappropriate prescribing

A nurse at Avon Old Farms School was fined $5,000 Wednesday by the state Board of Examiners for Nursing for inappropriately prescribing controlled substances to herself, family members and friends 42 times.Lenore Leone of Avon, an advanced practice registered nurse, who works at the private school under her married name,…

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State Fines APRN For Inappropriately Prescribing Drugs; Disciplines Three Others

A nurse at Avon Old Farms School was fined $5,000 today by the state Board of Examiners for Nursing for inappropriately prescribing controlled substances to herself, family members and friends 42 times.Lenore Leone of Avon, an advanced practice registered nurse, who works at the private school under her married name,…

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