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The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building is shown on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

FBI audit reveals agents broke rules to break the law

- The Washington Times

The FBI sometimes allows its employees and informants to break the law to catch criminals, but an internal 2018 FBI audit obtained by The Washington Times shows government employees and confidential sources have broken rules along the way.

RaDonda Vaught, a former Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurse charged with in the death of a patient, listens to the opening statements during her trial at Justice A.A. Birch Building in Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Vaught was charged with reckless homicide for accidentally administering the paralyzing drug vecuronium to 75-year-old Charlene Murphey instead of the sedative Versed in December on Dec. 26, 2017. Vaught admitted the error as soon as she realized it, and the state medical board initially took no action against her. Prosecutors say Vaught made multiple errors that day and “recklessly ignored” her training.  (Stephanie Amador/The Tennessean via AP, Pool)

Accidental injection death of wrong drug: Ex-nurse on trial

- Associated Press

The attorney for a former Tennessee nurse on trial in the death of a patient accidentally injected with a paralyzing drug told jurors Tuesday the woman is being blamed for systemic problems at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.