NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NEW YORK (AP) — The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday.

  • Written by By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer

States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up.

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  • Written by By STEVE KARNOWSKI and GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press

Man who drove into hospital charged with aggravated murder

CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A 44-year-old man who authorities say deliberately drove into an Ohio hospital entrance killing one person and injuring another has been charged with aggravated murder.


Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in 'swatting' case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police.


  • Written by By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press