By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/10 — Fare beaters who hopped over grimy subway turnstiles back in the early 1990s were the first targets of a policing strategy that went after the smallest offenses and was credited with helping to drive crime down to record lows.
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/07 — Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality,
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a new executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay,
By ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/29 — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey,
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 01/27 — A House committee is unanimously opposed to a bill that would regulate the location and type of tattoos New Hampshire state troopers are allowed to display.Read more »
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 01/23 — Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont’s marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an act of a state legislature.Read more »
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/23 — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press (AP) 01/19 – Pennsylvania’s state police force said Friday it will continue to investigate shootings by on-duty troopers, ignoring a grand jury’s recommendation that the agency step aside when a shooting involves one of its troopers and have an outside agency handle the probe.
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 01/14 — The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/06 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday launched a review of a little-known but widely used ,Read more »
By The Associated Press 01/06 – Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put the top federal prosecutors in states with recreational marijuana back in charge of deciding whether to press pot cases there.
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/06 — This week’s announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/02 — The Latest on recreational marijuana sales in California (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The wait to buy newly legal recreational weed has stretched to 40 minutes at the Mankind Cooperative cannabis retailer in San Diego.Read more »
By BRIAN MELLEY and KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/02 — From a pot shop in Santa Cruz that hung a banner proclaiming “Prohibition is Over!”