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.

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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.

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  • Written by By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press