BERLIN (AP) 06/24 — Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/22 — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been,
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/19 — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4.The Florida Times-Union reports that 27-year-old Erron Coleman was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty last summer to second-degree murder.Read more »
By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) 06/22 — Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn’t always been kind to pot smokers.
ATLANTA (AP) 06/22 — Delta Air Lines says it’s no longer allowing passengers to fly with “pit bull type” dogs as service or support animals.
The Atlanta-based airline describes its ban announced this week as an “enhancement”
HOUSTON (AP) 06/21 — A Houston-area school district police officer who was wounded during a campus shooting that killed 10 people has been discharged from a hospital.Read more »
By JOSH REPLOGLE and JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion,
By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) 06/21 — Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction,
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 06/21 – Mail-order weed? You betcha!
With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S.Read more »
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 06/21 — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 06/22 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.Authorities say the man walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.Read more »
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/20 — House Republicans escalated their months long standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn’t adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them.
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 06/19 — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members,
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) 06/19 — A Utah teenager told police that he tried to blow up a homemade device in his backpack at school because he’d been looking at Islamic State propaganda and wanted to cause fear,Read more »
By SOPHIA BOLLAG and DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/20 — California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after an emotionally charged debate over deadly shootings that have roiled the country.
By TERRY SPENCER and CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/20 — For hours, the fans came in a steady stream to mourn and pay their respects at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down,
By ROB GILLIES , Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 06/20 — Canada’s Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government’s bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide.
By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT, TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 06/17 — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) 06/18 — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.Read more »