August 19, 2019
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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2019 23:01)
Portland Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Butane Hash Oil ExplosionSalem-News.com
Hughes previously pleaded guilty to a single count of endangering human life.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
30-year old Christopher James Hughes, a resident of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced today to eight months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for endangering human life while illegally manufacturing hash oil, a controlled substance.
Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2019 01:15)
Drug Companies Sued for Price Fixing by 44 StatesSalem-News.com
"This may be the largest cartel case in the history of the United States" -Connecticut Attorney General William Tong
(SALEM, Ore.) -
In May, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 43 states in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition and restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2019 22:42)
Fatal Boom-Lift Accident Kills Two ArboristsSalem-News.com
Attempts at CPR were unsuccessful.
(HAPPY VALLEY, Ore.) -
Two arborists were killed today in a boom-lift accident that occurred while the arborists were helping take down shades strung over the grounds at the Pickathon music festival, at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2019 00:13)
Bayard Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison for Causing Deadly CrashSalem-News.com
The drunk driver had a blood alcohol level of 0.77% nearly three hours after the fatal crash.
(HILLSBORO, Ore.) -
Roger James Bayard pleaded guilty July 26th to second-degree manslaughter, fourth-degree assault with an injury and driving under the influence of intoxicants, as a result of a fatal crash he caused while he was drunk.
Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2019 22:08)
Greed Fuels Drug Addiction Recovery EffortsMarianne Skolek-Perez Salem-News.com Investigative Reporter
Is "Harm Reduction" actually "Harm Promotion" in the opioid/drug epidemic?
(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -
Anyone questioning how the U.S. has become a killing field in the opioid/drug epidemic going back randomly to 1999? Let me break it down for you, taken from the National Register:
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2019 00:51)
Motorcyclist Killed in 2-Vehicle CrashSalem-News.com
A car turned left in front of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle, killing the biker.
(CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore.) -
Sadly, this type of accident has been seen before, too many times. Sunday afternoon at about 4:48 Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 224 near milepost 15. It was a fatal.
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2019 00:34)
Wild Turkey Causes Fatal Motorcycle crash on Hwy 97Salem-News.com
The crash happened approximately two miles north of Moro, Oregon.
(SHERMAN COUNTY, Ore.) -
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by 55-year old Vanesa Gunther of Junction City, Oregon, was traveling southbound on Hwy 97 when a wild turkey collided with her after flying into a northbound commercial motor vehicle.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2019 23:54)
Head-on Crash on Highway 97 Kills Bend WomanSalem-News.com
Second vehicle's driver and passenger were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
(KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.) -
A two-vehicle head on fatal crash on Highway 97 Thursday evening claimed the life of a 19-year old Bend resident. July 18th at 7:30 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the area near milepost 197 in Klamath County.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2019 14:13)
Was the Opioid Epidemic Allowed to Become an Intentional Killing Field?Marianne Skolek-Perez Salem-News.com Investigative Reporter
The opioid epidemic is evident in 2000 and clearly peaks in 2013.
(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -
On July 16, "The Washington Post" published a "breaking" article on 76 billion opioid pills unmasking the epidemic. Further they stated that in the many lawsuits filed across the country against the pharmaceutical industry, "plaintiffs have long accused drug manufacturers and wholesales of fueling the opioid epidemic by producing and distributing billions of pain pills while making billions of dollars.
Salem-News.com (Jun-04-2019 00:17)
Texas Man Sentenced to 9 Years for Oregon Pill MillSalem-News.com
Pill mill clinic manager will go to Federal Prison for illegal opioid distribution
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Idumwonyi and DeMille split the clinic’s cash proceeds. In a typical day at the clinic, DeMille saw up to 20 patients, charging each $200 in cash. In 2015, the clinic generated at least $388,000 in revenue.