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Douglas County Coroner Lora Thomas shows off medication held at the coroner's office (credit: CBS)

Heavy Duty Pain Meds Missing From Coroner’s Office, Inside Job Suspected

A CBS4 investigation has learned that thousands of dollars worth of narcotics and pain pills are missing from what was thought to be a secure storeroom at the Douglas County Coroner’s Office and are presumed to have been stolen.

10/31/2012

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Former Marine Suing Anesthesiologist After Contracting Hepatitis C

A man who contracted hepatitis C in the Kristen Parker case is suing his anesthesiologist.

11/26/2011

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Names Anesthesiologist In Kristen Parker Case

A lawsuit filed Monday in the Kristen Parker case accuses an anesthesiologist with negligence that resulted in four patients being infected with hepatitis C.

03/07/2011

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Bill Aimed At Addicted Health Care Workers

A proposed bill would open up some of health care workers’ employment records with the goal of protecting patients from drug-addicted workers.

01/29/2011

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