Hospitals, doctors, and drug dealers have made Medicare the nation's sweetest crime, but the feds are trying to shutter the door
The case of Bert Allen Sieler is Minnesota's latest victory in the war on prescription drug theft. Formerly a nurse at a senior care assisted-living facility, Sieler was accused of stealing patients' Perocet from the bottle by swapping the pills out with generic Tylenol. Theft of medical drugs ha ... More >>
A former St. Paul nurse was sentenced to four years of probation Wednesday for stealing Vicodin from patients at an assisted-living facility. The sentencing comes just one week after a new report that indicates medical drug thefts in Minnesota have spun out of control in the past six years, releas ... More >>
The results are in from tests on Derek Boogaard's brain.After former Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment this past spring, many wondered if a season-ending concussion had anything to do with his untimely death. A toxicology report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner ... More >>
Victim told to "man up" and face surgery
Sarah May Casareto is accused of being the nurse from hell.A former nurse anesthetist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is accused of stealing her patient's medication just before surgery and taking it herself. When a male patient came in to have kidney stones removed, rather than administer a ... More >>
Bedroom Databank Vols. 1 & 2, the first two entries in a new series of recordings from Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox.
Image by Jonathunder, WikipediaReitzman's future was bright, other than that 500 grams of meth thing.Just two years ago, the future looked promising for Jason Lee Reinartz. He had just opened up a swanky new tattoo shop in Austin, Minn. He had plans to open up another. But as Reinartz learned ... More >>
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
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The story of a downed airman reflects the U.S.'s place in the world
The Songs We Can't Escape
Another accusation of police misconduct reopens the old rift between cops and residents at south Minneapolis's Little Earth housing complex
Why do TV execs bring the same ratty toys to show-and-tell?
Does God hang around casinos and Kenny G. shows?
If you were lucky enough (yes, lucky!) to catch the season finale of The Surreal Life last night, you caught Go-Go guitarist Jane Wiedlin dry humping former wrestler Chyna Doll like an amateur stripper loaded on her grandma's Vicodin. But if you missed the whole ridiculous reality season filled with ... More >>
Interpol take a cipher of meaning and fill it up with sound
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Ruby Myhre was 14 when she had her first baby, and 17 when she first used heroin. Now, at 23, she wants a chance to mix sobriety and motherhood.
Jump Tomorrow's retro-screwball is soft but sweet