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Police: Latrobe Woman, 40, Used Boy, 13, For Sex, Drugs

Police have charged a 40-year-old Latrobe woman with having sex with a 13-year-old boy and then making him fake a toothache so he could get painkillers for her.

09/12/2014

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Hospital Worker Sentenced In Hepatitis Case

A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

12/02/2013

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Longtime Ford City Doctor Accused Of Abusing Painkillers

For nearly 30 years, Dr. Terence Moore has practiced family medicine in ford city.

09/23/2013

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Former UPMC Employee Pleads Guilty In NH In Hepatitis C Outbreak

A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in New Hampshire.

08/14/2013

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Former UPMC Employee To Take Plea Deal After Patients Infected

David Kwiatkowski has been in jail since August of last year.

08/13/2013

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W. Va. Landlord Sentenced For Accepting Drugs As Rent Payment

A federal prosecutor says a Huntington landlord who accepted illegal drugs as payment for rent has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison.

06/24/2013

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Allentown Home Invasion Suspects Looking For Painkillers

Two people were tied up Tuesday night during a home invasion in Pittsburgh’s Allentown section.

01/08/2013

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Authorities Release New Surveillance Photos In CVS Robbery

State police have released new surveillance photos in an armed robbery at a Westmoreland County pharmacy last month.

04/03/2012

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Man With Gun Robs Latrobe CVS, Takes Off With OxyContin

A robber was after one thing at a local CVS Pharmacy in Westmoreland County, and it was not cash.

03/22/2012

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Study Examines Anti-Inflammatories & Heart Risk

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pain-killing anti-inflammatory drugs like Celebrex and Advil — medicines called NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and COX-2 inhibitors — are linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death. “Patients with […]

KDKA-TV–01/14/2011

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