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Cops: Portage pharmacy tech stole 4,000 painkillers

Cops: Portage pharmacy tech stole 4,000 painkillers

PORTAGE | A pharmacy technician at a local drugstore was arrested Tuesday morning after police said she admitted stealing about 4,000 hydrocodone pills for her own use.

November 27, 2013 8:38 am
OFFBEAT: Lana Turner would love Lowell grad's new soda fountain career

OFFBEAT: Lana Turner would love Lowell grad's new soda fountain career

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 28, 2013 12:00 am

Merrillville man charged with theft from Hobart pharmacy

HOBART | Police said a pharmacist was stealing medication from prescription orders while working at CVS/pharmacy.

August 07, 2012 12:00 am
FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

Owner of Fagen Pharmacy Jerry Fagen, left, and Compounding Pharmacist Jim Spanopoulos stand inside the company's Valparaiso store. Fagen Pharmacy is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

June 20, 2012 1:22 pm
FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

Lead Compounding Technician Stacy Anderson pours a mixture into vials in the Fagen Pharmacy compounding lab where they make individualized medications. Fagen Pharmacy is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

June 20, 2012 1:22 pm
FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

Owner of Fagen Pharmacy Jerry Fagen, right, and Compounding Pharmacist Jim Spanopoulos stand inside the company's Valparaiso store. Fagen Pharmacy is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

June 20, 2012 1:22 pm
FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

FAGEN40TH - Fagen Pharmacy 40th Anniversary

Fagen Pharmacy technician Traci Hook picks out medication at the Valparaiso store. Fagen Pharmacy, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, has grown to 22 locations in Indiana and Illinois with 250 employees.

June 20, 2012 1:22 pm

Federal lawsuit against local pharmacy is 'witch hunt,' lawyer says

HAMMOND | The day after the federal government filed a civil suit against a local pharmacy claiming it did not properly document its prescriptions, the pharmacy's attorney has called the suit a "witch hunt."

March 01, 2012 8:00 pm

Walgreens buying pharmacy file from closing Kmart stores

Walgreen Co. said Monday it plans to buy the prescription files and inventory from 33 Kmart pharmacies in 16 states.

January 30, 2012 4:00 pm

East Chicago woman charged with attempting Rx fraud

HOBART | An East Chicago woman allegedly attempted to have a fraudulent prescription filled at a Hobart CVS, police said.

October 14, 2011 12:00 am
Stress overdose for doctors

Stress overdose for doctors

According to a Mayo Clinic report, more than half of the internal medicine residents questioned, about 52 percent, reported some symptom of burnout.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Seeds of legislative dissent produce bumper crop of lawsuits

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana legislators aren't surprised the partisan policy divide that led to the longest legislative walkout in state history has resulted in court challenges to three of the most significant laws enacted this year, with more likely to come.

July 09, 2011 11:40 pm
Beef-flavored medicine? They can do that

Beef-flavored medicine? They can do that

VALPARAISO | Stacy Anderson can make your medicine taste like liver, although that flavor tends to be more popular with dogs.

June 23, 2011 4:30 pm Photos

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Lawmakers vote to restrict sale of ingredient to make meth

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly agreed Friday to restrict the sale of a key ingredient in the production of methamphetamine.

April 29, 2011 7:15 pm

House endorses computer tracking of meth ingredient

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana retailers may be required to run an instant computer check before selling a key ingredient in the production of methamphetamine.

April 08, 2011 7:15 pm

House OKs prescription for getting rid of old medication

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers with a medicine cabinet full of unwanted prescriptions soon may get a new way to safely dispose of them.

February 08, 2011 12:00 am
White coat brings pharmacy student closer to his goal

White coat brings pharmacy student closer to his goal

Troy Gulden, 21, is one step closer to achieving his goal of becoming a pharmacist.

January 19, 2011 12:00 am
Keeping drugs out of the environment

Keeping drugs out of the environment

A local pharmacy and a Purdue University 4-H specialist are offering solutions to the dangers of throwing out medications in a way that may harm the environment.

July 18, 2010 12:00 am
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