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Nurse accused of stealing narcotic from hospital

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Wisconsin woman is accused of stealing a narcotic from the Twin Cities hospital where she worked as a nurse. Forty-five-year-old Della Rae Thalin of New Richmond, Wis., was charged Monday in federal court. Thalin is charged with one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Prosecutors allege that between Feb. 25 and March 19 of ...

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Wis. nurse pleads guilty to stealing painkiller

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A registered nurse has pleaded guilty to stealing painkillers meant for patients at a Twin Cities hospital. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, 31-year-old Maria Anne Mihalik of Superior pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Prosecutors accused Mihalik of entering patients’ rooms at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids last May ...

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Wis. nurse accused of stealing drugs in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Wisconsin nurse is accused of stealing painkillers meant for patients at a Twin Cities hospital. Twenty-seven-year-old Maria Anne Mihalik of Superior is accused of entering patients’ rooms at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids last May and taking the painkiller Dilaudid. She was named in a federal charge Friday. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Mihalik didn’t ...

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