By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - She's brash and blunt, a union leader known for her tart tongue and flip one-liners often aimed at Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a bitter contract dispute regarded as a referendum on the future of Chicago schools.
But Karen Lewis - who recently
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples led state police to shut down a crime lab last month testified in 2010 that she was in charge of quality control at the lab, a revelation that some defense attorneys say could raise
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A defense lawyer for a South Dakota woman charged under the state's new child death reporting law says it's unconstitutional because it violates his client's right against self-incrimination.
It's one of the first attempts
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – Tina Jones, 35, was released from jail Friday in her first court appearance in Spokane County Superior Court. She was arrested early Thursday on five drug-related charges after a yearlong investigation.
It began when a school resource officer reported to
UPDATE: Tina Jones was released from jail on Friday. The judge made that decision because she has no criminal history whatsoever. She will be back in court on Sept. 17th.
UPDATED PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: There has been questions from citizens, with respect to this
NEW YORK (AP) - Police shot and killed a man they say lunged at them with a knife in a confrontation that began in Times Square and drew officers and spectators on a chase that ended with shots fired near one of New York's most heavily touristed areas.
The encounter played out Saturday around 3
SEATTLE (AP) - Armed robbers took 40 plants from a medical marijuana dispensary early Saturday in Seattle. Police say three men forced their way inside the dispensary about 4:30 a.m. and two were armed with handguns. They held the 70-year-old night watchman at gunpoint.
SEATTLE (AP) - An initiative to legalize and tax marijuana in Washington state has received $1.25 million in new donations. The Seattle Times reports ( http://tinyurl.com/cxhgh3x ) that Initiative 502 raised the money over the weekend from just four donors, including $450,000
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - The drug kingpin had six lieutenants, selling as much as $20,000 of high-grade homegrown marijuana every month to high school students, careful not to do business on school grounds where they knew it was riskier, investigators said. And all this before he graduated.
LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) - The city council for Leavenworth has voted to ban medical marijuana collective gardens and dispensaries. The Wenatchee World reports that (http://bit.ly/MqDgiS) Tuesday's 5-2 vote confirms a moratorium enacted in June after a collective garden opened