GHPL: Berekum Chelsea shock Hearts in Accra

first_imgAccra Hearts of Oak started their 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League campaign on a sour note losing 1-0 to a tough Berekum Chelsea side at the Accra Sports Stadium.The first half had a relatively slow tempo with Hearts going close on a couple of occasions in the opening embers of the game, but good goalkeeping from Chelsea goalkeeper Ibrahim Danlad kept the Phobians at bay.Berekum Chelsea who were proving to be a tough nut to crack shot into the lead after 34 minutes, after Jonah Attuquaye‘s Shot was deflected Hearts goalkeeper Richmond Ayi.The visitors managed to hold on till the break, despite Hearts going close on a couple of occasions.Hearts head coach Kim Grant made a change soon after the restart, with forward Kofi Kordzi coming on for Aminu Alhassan.Kordzi proved to be a handful for the Berekum Chelsea defense and went close on a couple of occasions, most notably on the 80 minute mark, when he struck the woodwork with a shot from distance.The result is certainly not the way the Phobians would have wanted to start the season, and will be seeking to make amends on matchday 2 against Medeama.Photos by Yaw Antwi Owusu | Citi Sportslast_img read more

Mason City woman pleads guilty to federal charges of stealing drugs from patients

first_imgMASON CITY — A Mason City woman accused of federal charges of stealing drugs and illegally accessing patient information has pleaded guilty.32-year-old Samantha Rogers pleaded guilty on Monday in US District Court in Cedar Rapids to the charges of acquiring a controlled substance by fraud, wrongfully obtaining health information for personal gain, and making false statements related to health care manners. Federal authorities say the charges stemmed from activity between October of 2017 and May of last year.According to the criminal complaint, Rogers was fired in January 2017 from the IOOF home after allegedly being caught on video taking prescription pills from the purse of another employee. She continued to be employed at Mercy-North Iowa when a nursing aide reported pain pills missing from her purse in May 2017.Rogers then was accused of accessing patient records after being hired to work at Northern Iowa Therapy in Waverly in September 2017 in attempts to obtain or steal prescription medication. She’s suspected of taking a patient’s unused Percocet and of breaking into another patient’s home in Forest City in a search for drugs.No sentencing date has been scheduled.last_img read more