President of Houston Hospital and son found guilty of over $158 in medicare fraud

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A federal jury in Houston convicted the president of Riverside General Hospital (Riverside), his son, and two others for their participation in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false claims for mental health treatment.  Ten defendants have now been convicted in connection with the Riverside fraud scheme. “The former president of Riverside hospital, his [...]

Cause of death unknown for Dallas Police suspect in custody

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The Dallas Police Department issued a statement regarding the death of a 45 year old Latin male suspect in custody on Oct. 19. He was arrested but was taken to Parkland after showing signs of medical distress where he died later. According to the statement at 6:40 p.m. the police responded to a Disturbance Armed [...]

Is the NFL poised to reinstate Ray Rice within the month?

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Former Baltimore Ravens running back and NFL posterboy for domestic violence Ray Rice remains on indefinite suspension after TMZ broke the video of Rice knocking his now-wife, Janay, unconscious in a casino elevator, but according to sources he could be reinstated within the next four weeks. Read more of John “Hennry” Harris’ report here. Given the fact people have never forgiven Michael [...]

Cowboys’ Joseph Randle arrested by Frisco police for shoplifting

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“How ‘bout dem Cowboys?” is not the question on everyone’s mind after Sunday’s win. The question on everyone’s mind after reports that Dallas Cowboy’s backup running back Joseph Randle was arrested for shoplifting must be; “How ‘bout a guy making almost a half a million dollars a year stealing underwear and a test bottle of [...]

AT&T agrees to pay $105 million to settle cramming complaints

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AUSTIN – The State of Texas, 49 states and the District of Columbia today announced the resolution of a multistate investigation into wireless carrier AT&T Inc. for its role in cellphone “cramming” – the unlawful practice of placing unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone accounts. Cramming occurs when third-party content providers enroll and bill mobile phone [...]

Brother leaves a stolen casket at his sister’s house

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Police responded to a call that a man was stealing a coffin from a hearse that was parked in front of the Hughes Funeral Home on Webb Chapel. The man fled the scene before the police arrived. A half hour later, a woman called police to report that her brother had brought their father’s dead [...]

Has the grand jury already made up their mind to not indict Michael Brown’s killer?

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St. Louis officials are looking into a report of misconduct by a member of the grand jury investigating the police shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. The complaint stems from a tweet reportedly sent out Wednesday that claimed a member of the jury had told an acquaintance that there [...]

Tracy Morgan stunned that WalMart is blaming the victims of fatal crash

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Tracy Morgan is a bit stunned by WalMart’s allegations in their response to his lawsuit. “After I heard what Walmart said in court I felt I had to speak out,” Morgan said in a statement Tuesday. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused. My friends and I were doing [...]

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