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Feds say nurse’s aide stole identities from nursing home residents

A Lynchburg nurse’s aide faces 18 counts of aggravated identity theft in a federal indictment handed down yesterday. Karen Priscilla Jones, 48, is accused of using personal information from residents at nursing homes where she worked to obtain more than ...

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Driver’s status suppressed

A driver’s answer to an officer’s “incidental” question in a convenience store parking lot can’t come into evidence, a Roanoke City Circuit Court says. In Commonwealth v. Fuller, a uniformed, shield-wielding officer pulled his patrol car up beside Lloyd Jasper ...

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Federal jury acquits license clerk

A federal jury in Harrisonburg returned a not guilty verdict for an Ohio license clerk accused of being part of a fraudulent ID ring for illegal immigrants.  Seven other defendants charged in the scheme pleaded guilty, but Nekeia Mack-Fuller claimed ...

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Injured rail worker wants respect for podiatrists

The Supreme Court of Virginia could decide to give podiatrists some respect in the arena of medical evidence. Podiatrists, like chiropractors, are not medical doctors, although they are trained and licensed to treat specific conditions.  Unlike chiropractors, however, podiatrists do ...

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Injured rail worker wants respect for podiatrists

The Supreme Court of Virginia could decide to give podiatrists some respect in the arena of medical evidence. Podiatrists, like chiropractors, are not medical doctors, although they are trained and licensed to treat specific conditions.  Unlike chiropractors, however, podiatrists do ...

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Roanoke company is loser in medical technology verdict

A California jury returned a $36 million verdict against a Roanoke company accused of misusing trade secrets related to medical robotics. Luna Innovations was ordered to pay $26 million in lost profits, $10.2 million for unjust enrichment and $95,815 in ...

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