OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington's boating under the influence law becomes tougher under a law signed Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The biggest change makes BUI a gross misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine. KNDO also
SEATTLE (AP) - It's one thing to legalize marijuana. It's another to figure out how to sell it, grow it, regulate it, test it and tax it.
Voters in Washington state and Colorado made pot use for adults over 21 legal last fall, but that was just the first step. On Thursday, Washington
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state's new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.
Among the preliminary regulations: They want to track marijuana
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida prosecutors say Trayvon Martin's troubles at school and his marijuana smoking should not be talked about at a trial for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
Prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to block Zimmerman's
PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) - SWAT teams from three counties and a team from the California Department of Corrections, as well as federal law enforcement officials and local police have joined the hunt for a Northern California man wanted in the killing of his wife and two young daughters.
The extra help
PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) - A northern California region marked by towering redwood trees and mountains rising out of the Pacific is the focus of an intensive search for a suspect in the shooting deaths of his wife and two young daughters.
Shane Franklin Miller, considered armed and dangerous, grew up
MALAD, Idaho (AP) - A southeastern Idaho sheriff says obstacles to solving a month-old triple killing include the secretive world of illegal dogfighting. But Oneida County Sheriff Jeff Semrad tells the Idaho State Journal (http://bit.ly/118hNcp) the investigation is moving forward
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a decision likely to further diminish the network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts to have the state regulate the industry.
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The teenage daughter of a woman who just revealed she abandoned her family 11 years ago said Thursday the disclosure has angered her and she is not eager to restart their relationship.
Morgan Heist, who learned last week Brenda Heist had
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University Police Thursday night arrested 21-year-old Jacob S. Stutesman, a WSU student, for second-degree assault after he allegedly gave a food product to a WSU teaching assistant containing the marijuana substance THC.
Police said the teaching assistant,