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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Prosecutor: Former Texas Nurse Confessed in Deaths of Babies

Prosecutor: Former Texas Nurse Confessed in Deaths of Babies

A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse who authorities believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children has confessed in the past to killing children in her care.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Nurse Charged With Murder, Additional Charges Could Be Filed

Nurse Charged With Murder, Additional Charges Could Be Filed

A former nurse who was fired last month from a Texas hospital is being held on a murder charge after one patient died and two others slipped into vegetative states.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Ex-Nurse Could Be Responsible for Deaths of 60 Kids: Atty

Ex-Nurse Could Be Responsible for Deaths of 60 Kids: Atty

An imprisoned former nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children in Texas pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges in the deaths of five children in the early...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

Former Nurse Pleads Guilty in Texarkana Inmate's Death

Former Nurse Pleads Guilty in Texarkana Inmate's Death

A former nurse who refused medical treatment to a Texas jail inmate last year has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor negligent homicide.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Texas Home Health Agency Gets 75 Years in Prison for Fraud

Texas Home Health Agency Gets 75 Years in Prison for Fraud

The operator of a Houston home health agency has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for a $13 million Medicare fraud scheme.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Prosecutors say a woman with no medical training faces up to five years in federal prison after she faked being a registered nurse at five medical facilities in Texas.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Ex-Nurse Faces 3rd, 4th Murder Charges in Children's Deaths

Ex-Nurse Faces 3rd, 4th Murder Charges in Children's Deaths

A former nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible in the deaths of up to 60 Texas children has been indicted on two new murder charges.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

Ex-Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens Charged with Murder

Ex-Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens Charged with Murder

A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in recent weeks.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

Nurse Found Guilty of Poisoning Daughter for Attention

Nurse Found Guilty of Poisoning Daughter for Attention

A jury has found a Texas nurse guilty of intentional injury to a child for the systematic poisoning of her young daughter over a three-year period, starting when the child was 9 months old.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Hoist Spinning Before Austin Nurse's Deadly Fall: NTSB

Hoist Spinning Before Austin Nurse's Deadly Fall: NTSB

A nurse rescuing an injured woman from a Central Texas hiking trail tumbled to her death from a spinning hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, according to a federal report released Tuesday.

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