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Local Doctor, 82, Accused Of Taking Part In Prescription-Drug Ring

A local doctor in his 80s, along with five other people, have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a widespread prescription drug ring.


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Simi Valley Man Arrested For Allegedly Possessing Heroin, Other Illegal Drugs

A 24-year-old Simi Valley man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing heroin as well as oxycodone and other narcotics.


Prescription pill bottles

Santa Barbara Physician Admits To Distributing Prescription Drugs

A Santa Barbara physician that federal prosecutors say was known as “Candy Man” pleaded guilty Thursday to several counts of distributing prescription drugs like oxycodone, methadone and hydrocodone without legitimate medical reasons.


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Man Donning Halloween Mask Robs Walgreens Pharmacy For Oxycodone

A man donning a Halloween mask stole prescription drugs from a Walgreens pharmacy in Simi Valley over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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3 Simi Valley Men Arrested For Selling Oxycodone

Three Simi Valley men have been arrested on charges of conspiring to sell the painkiller Oxycodone, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Death Of LA Clippers Owner’s Son Ruled Accidental

The death of the son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was ruled accidental, according to coroner’s investigators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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LAPD, Feds Arrest Dozens In Alleged Oxycodone Drug Ring

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department took part in a massive series of raids on Thursday involving alleged prescription drug sales by a multi-state criminal operation.


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Woman, 65, Pleads Not Guilty In Orange County Assisted Suicide

A 65-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to helping an elderly man kill himself by mixing a lethal dose of drugs in his yogurt.


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Laguna Woods Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of Assisting Man, 85, In Suicide

Orange County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 65-year-old woman for allegedly assisting an 85-year-old Laguna Woods man in committing suicide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2012

Joey and April Rovero. (credit: the Rovero Family)

Grieving Mother Wants To Know How Her Dead Son’s Doctor Sleeps At Night

April Rovero wants to know how her son’s doctor sleeps at night.



Doctor Used Patients’ Identities To Get Prescriptions For More Than 30,000 Pills

A Coachella Valley doctor pleased guilty to 272 felony charges after stealing patients’ identifies and falsifying prescriptions.



Rowland Heights Doctor Accused Of Prescribing Unsafe Amounts Of Painkillers

State medical officials have accused a Southern California doctor of negligently prescribing thousands of painkiller pills to six patients and an undercover investigator.


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‘Big Brother 9’ Champ Gets 4 Years In Drug Case

The winner of the CBS reality show “Big Brother 9” has been sentenced in Massachusetts to four years in prison on drug and tax charges.


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Former Psychiatrist Gets 10 Years For Illegal Prescribing

A former psychiatrist has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally prescribing drugs involved in the overdose death of an Orange County woman.



Goldstein Exclusive: Taxpayer Money Fuels Drug Trade On The Streets

A CBS 2 News exclusive, reported by David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2010