A former assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database.
A former senior clerk in the Palm Beach County Health Department has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for identity theft involving patient information.
Local authorities were called in to investigate a bomb threat made by a patient who was en route to a local hospital – a threat that ultimately turned out to be false.
Emergency personnel in McDowell County say a 12-year-old boy has died and two others have been hospitalized after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.
Authorities say a 25-year-old health care worker was chased down a street and fatally stabbed by one of her clients.