Parents Charged With 2-Year-Old’s Oxycodone Death | Patch PM …

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DA: Parents gave 5-year-old boy deadly dose of oxycodone – WBNG-TV

August 11, 2016 Updated Aug 11, 2016 at 11:16 PM EDT

ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The mother and father of a 5-year-old boy who died earlier this year have been charged with manslaughter.

Charles Burks, 45, and Jennifer Burks, 40, on Thursday were each arraigned in Village of Endicott Court on charges of manslaughter in the second-degree.

“It was very long investigation,” Broome County District (more…)

Beth Israel’s Ex-Pharmacy Director Accused Of Stealing Nearly 200000 … – CBS Local


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law more often aimed at accused street dealers, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday.

Anthony D’Alessandro was arrested early Tuesday (more…)