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European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.Full Story >
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The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...Full Story >
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...Full Story >
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Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the...Full Story >
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A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night. Delta Flight 6093 left from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) around 9 a.m., according to Flight Aware. It was originally supposed to takeFull Story >
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night.Full Story >
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -
Two Nashville warehouse were used to illegally store and distribute prescription drugs throughout the country, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The distribution warehouses, located at 1419 Donelson Parkway and 5245 Harding Place, were used to receive, sort, organize, package and ship the drugs to pharmacies throughout the U.S.
Charles Jeffrey Edwards, 51, and Brenda Elise Edwards, 42, both of Houston, TX, and Jerrod Nichols Smith, 43, of Sugar Land, TX, were indicted by a federal grand jury on Jan. 17, on charges that they obtained the pharmaceuticals from "street collectors" in New York and Miami, and sold those drugs to independent pharmacies as though the drugs had been obtained legitimately.
According to an indictment, between December 2006 and August 2009, Charles Edwards and Jerrod Smith owned and operated a company called Cumberland Distribution, Inc., a wholesale prescription drug distribution business licensed in Tennessee.
All three defendants were indicted on charges of conspiracy and mail fraud related to the scheme.
Additionally, Charles and Brenda Edwards were indicted on money laundering charges and Charles Edwards and Jerrod Smith were indicted for obstruction of justice.
The scheme resulted in a gross of $58 million and that the defendants gained over $14 million in profits, according to the indictment.
Those accused face up to 20 years in prison on each count of mail fraud, 10 years on each count of money laundering, five years on the count of conspiracy, and five years on the count of obstruction of justice. They face fines of $250,000 on each count.
Congress enacted the Prescription Drug Marketing Act in 1987 to combat a practice known as prescription drug diversion.
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Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >