Friday, May 24 2013 6:32 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:32:47 GMT
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale. It happened just before 4:00 Friday morning. Police say the truck hit the cruiser, an unmarked SUV, at Reading and Victory. ThereFull Story >
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:18:27 GMT
A man was found shot to death in Over-the-Rhine overnight. It was just before 3A-M when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley andFull Story >
It was just before 3 a.m. when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley and West Elder near Findlay Market. Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:13 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:13:24 GMT
Today members of the Colerain Township police and fire departments, along with representatives from each branch of the armed services, will be in attendance for the dedication of the Colerain TownshipFull Story >
The memorial is intended to honor the men and women of Colerain Township who have given their lives in the line of duty. Full Story >
FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -
The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has suspended the medical license of Florence doctor Gary Shearer after finding that 15 patients died while in his care.
Dr. Shearer is a family doctor with offices located on Turfway Road.
In 2011, the Kentucky Attorney General ran an inquiry on the top five prescribers of Oxycodone in central and eastern Kentucky, and found Shearer to be on of those prescribers. The Office of the Inspector General requested a prescriber review to identify any issues with his prescribing patterns and to identify patients for whom inappropriate prescribing may have occurred.
An investigator with the Drug Enforcement and Professional Practices Branch of the Office of the Inspector General referred 20 patient names for further review to determine appropriate medical care. The Board of Licensure then subpoenaed records for 15 of the 20 patients.
A Board consultant found that Shearer departed from or failed to conform to acceptable and prevailing medical practices in 10 of the charts reviewed. The consultant found that "the licensee's lack of quality follow up on a monthly basis for continuation of care constituted gross negligence."
In April of 2012, the FBI raided Shearer's office, seizing all of the patient charts and 313 blank prescriptions that had been pre-signed.
In June, the Board reviewed information regarding the deaths of 15 patients to died at the same time they were being prescribed controlled substances. The deaths occurred between 2009 and 2011.
Dr. Shearer's license has been suspended immediately and is prohibited from performing any act which constitutes the practice of medicine.
The read the full order from the Kentucky Medical Licensure Board, click here.
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:32 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:32:20 GMT
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill. On May 14, officers responded to the 500 block of Elberon Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Upon arrival, police located ScottFull Story >
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:47:43 GMT
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases. The suspension marks the second time the high court has suspendedFull Story >
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 4:38 AM EDT2013-05-24 08:38:10 GMT
(RNN) - A bridge in Washington has collapsed and at least two cars are in the water, according to KING 5 TV out of Seattle. The bridge is part of Interstate 5. There is no word on injuries. Copyright 2013Full Story >
A photo from the scene showed a man sitting on top of his car, which was partially submerged.Full Story >
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