“People often ask me, ‘How did you become valedictorian?’ ” said Chen “Jerry” Qu, the top student in Shenendehowa Central School District’s class of 2016. “The short answer is, of course, grades. The long answer is fear,” he said.
MICHAEL WINERIP and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ/The New York Times
June 23, 2016
While two of the employees — Gene Palmer and Joyce E. Mitchell — were imprisoned after pleading guilty last year to aiding the inmates, there have been few, if any, serious consequences for the 18 others.
A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center received nearly seven years in prison this morning for diverting powerful pain medication from patients to himself and replacing it with a different drug.