A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
A Mesa cardiologist has reached a plea agreement that will keep his name off the Sex Offender Registry, although he admitted to sexually touching 18 of his patients.
Dr. Richard Lewis, who practiced at Advanced Cardiac Specialists in Mesa, pleaded guilty to 18 counts of aggravated assault in exchange that he would not be listed as a sex offender, according to court documents.
At least 19 women patients accused Lewis of 61 counts of sexual abuse.
Court documents show Lewis groped, fondled and cupped several of his patients' breasts.
One patient said Lewis examined her pelvic area, touched her inner thighs, pulled her legs apart and manipulated his fingers under her panties.
The court documents show the heart doctor examined many victims below the belt, and was accused of sexually assaulting one woman.
Lewis might be able to walk without serving any additional jail time.
Many who work with a Phoenix sexual victim's rights group are outraged.
"It's just a travesty of justice," Bilsten said.
"He can get a job at any daycare, any senior center and no one will ever know he had a sex offense history," said advocate Karyn Lathan.
CBS 5 News contacted the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for an explanation of how the plea deal was reached. The office sent the following statement:
"This plea agreement was reached in consultation with the victims in this case and seeks to balance their desire to avoid the stress, trauma and uncertainty of a criminal trial with the need to hold this Defendant accountable for his actions by securing a felony conviction and preventing him from ever practicing medicine again."
For Lathan, that answer isn't good enough.
"By the county attorney not making him register as a sex offender, that's saying to the women of Arizona, 'You are second-class citizens and, OK, maybe somebody did something wrong, but it's not that bad.'"
Lewis' alleged malpractice didn't stop with the physical abuse. According to court paperwork from a civil suit, one of his patients had a pacemaker implanted, but was later told she never needed it.
Lewis' sentencing is scheduled for June 14.
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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