By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration found what it called "objectionable conditions" at a New Mexico peanut butter plant in 2010, two years before the current outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to Trader Joe's peanut butter produced
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode are blips in the presidential race. They have little money, aren't on stage for presidential debates and barely register in the polls - when survey takers even bother to list them as
**Press Release From Spokane County Sheriff's Office** SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Regional Drug Task Force has located several documents and photographs, through their investigations, dating back to the early 1900's. These documents include Civil War era
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Health providers are scrambling to notify patients in nearly two dozen states that steroid shots they got for back pain may have been contaminated with a fungus tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
It became apparent Thursday that hundreds, and
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Teva Pharmaceuticals has stopped shipping its generic version of a popular antidepressant after a federal analysis showed the pill does not work properly.
The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it asked Teva to withdraw Budeprion XL
Chula Vista, Arizona - The family of 32-year old Valeria "Monique" Alvarado, also known as Valeria Tachiquin, is infuriated by the loss of their family member due to a shooting by a Border Patrol Agent whose name is being withheld during the incident investigation by Border Patrol Officials,
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media.
Rather than target established street gangs involved in the drug trade, the
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Perhaps it was a case of the munchies.
Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say an alleged pot dealer tried to destroy evidence by eating a marijuana plant.
The Times-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/Sk4LmI ) that 33-year-old Jeremiah Carmody faces several drug-related charges
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Police investigating two gangs called the Very Cripsy Gangsters and the Rockstarz didn't need to spend all their time pounding the pavement for leads. Instead, they fired up their computers and followed the trash talk on Facebook.
"Rockstarz up 3-
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A doctor once lauded for her AIDS treatment work is blaming one of her dozen or so personalities for a prescription painkillers scheme that defrauded Medicaid out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Diana Williamson was supposed to be