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Officers in Omaha, Nebraska, desperately tried to save the life of their fallen colleague, Kerrie Orozco, even as they called for backup and waged a gun battle with a suspect, according to police radio recordings released Thursday. Orozco, 29, was on her last shift before her scheduled maternity leave Wednesday as members of the fugitive task force pursued Marcus Wheeler, 26. Gunfire erupted as officers closed in on Wheeler, and a bullet hit Orozco just above her bulletproof vest. "Help an officer 30th and Martin Avenue! Officer down!" a male officer can be heard shouting over police dispatch radio. "Get a squad here now!" As many as 20 officers accompanied Orozco to Creighton Hospital, where a trauma team was unable to save her, police and the hospital said. Read »
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"When [doctors] choose to overprescribe narcotics to patients, and they know that these patients may be or are abusing them, then they change from being a physician to really being a drug dealer."  

— Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley discussing the causes of prescription drug abuse in Alabama. The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday launched what one federal law enforcement source described as the "single largest pharmaceutical operation in DEA history."
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