BOSTON (AP) - Boston officials have announced plans to manage the release of potentially hundreds of jail and prison inmates whose drug cases were tainted in a state lab testing scandal.
Mayor Thomas Menino said Thursday a "crisis re-entry" team will manage individual cases, beginning with
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Video of the fatal shooting of a naked Alabama college student shows him with his arms outstretched and his palms open seconds before a campus police officer fired.
The Mobile County Sheriff's Department played
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops.
It might not clear up more than a decade of confusion that resulted from the state's medical
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent
By BREE FOWLERAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After a string of disappointing debuts, the IPO market showed signs of life Thursday, with shares of four newly public companies each shooting up more than 20 percent in their first day of trading.
All of the companies - Realogy, the owner of
By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials have tracked down 12,000 of the roughly 14,000 people who may have received contaminated steroid shots in the nation's growing meningitis outbreak, warning Thursday that patients will need to
By PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A lawyer for the family of an Alabama college student killed by university police said Thursday a surveillance video of his death doesn't justify the shooting.
Jere Beasley described the videotaped death of University of South Alabama
UTICA, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio ice cream maker is voluntarily recalling some of its peanut-butter flavored products because of possible salmonella contamination.
Velvet Ice Cream said Thursday that some of the peanut products bought from Sunland Inc. for use in the ice cream flavors could be
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Craigslist ad was placed by a self-described "friendly NYU student." It offered "pain and anxiety relief." Just in case there was any confusion, it signed off with, "(asterisk)(asterisk)perc roxy(asterisk)(asterisk)" and a smiley face.