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Doctor of incapacitated woman who gave birth cedes license

Nov. 14, 2019 7:16 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The longtime doctor of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix care facility is surrendering his medical license, according to state medical board records. Dr. Phillip Gear agreed to a consent order to voluntarily give up his license and not contest the matter...

3 women accused of assaults at assisted living facility

Oct. 11, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An investigation by police in North Carolina has led to charges against three women accused of assaulting people with disabilities and encouraging residents at an assisted living facility to fight. The Winston-Salem Journal reports police received reports in June of elder abuse...

Authorities: 1 dead in Detroit assisted living facility fire

Sep. 23, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man has died following a fire at an assisted living facility in Detroit that prompted the evacuation of dozens of elderly residents. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Manor on the city's east side and was quickly extinguished. Detroit police Sgt....