| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:25 PM
The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle will be among the first to testify against the troubled veteran charged with killing her husband and his friend as the trial begins Wednesday.
Prosecutors said they planned to call Taya Kyle, 40, as a...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:24 PM
HAMMOND--When Carlos Orta got into a car with Juan Briseno and two other members of the Imperial Gangsters one night in February 2010, he only thought they were going to be enjoying a marijuana blunt together.
But the night took a turn, Orta testified...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The frenzy in the cavernous Green Valley Ranch Resort ballroom might have passed for any confab of entrepreneurs pitching their business plans to pokerfaced angel investors — until an organizer took the podium for a public service announcement....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Oregon's biggest county will no longer prosecute most marijuana cases after state voters voted this month to legalize the drug even as other prosecutors across the state take a more cautious approach, authorities said on Friday.
The Multnomah County...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Experimental mice have been telling us this for years, but pot-smoking humans didn't want to believe it could happen to them: Compared with a person who never smoked marijuana, someone who uses marijuana regularly has, on average, less gray matter in...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Here is a breakdown of some big issues facing California cities and counties and how they fared in Tuesday's election:
Background: Measures were on the ballot in San Francisco and Berkeley to levy taxes on sodas and other sugary beverages...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:20 AM
With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:51 PM
FARMINGTON — Local students "dramatically" overestimate alcohol and drug use by their peers, according to results of a recent school survey.
"There's this gap between perception and reality and it's a big gap," said Ed Manfredi, the school system's...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:51 PM
A federal judge has done what Congress and the Obama administration have failed to do — open a discussion on whether marijuana should continue to be listed as a Schedule 1 drug, a classification that is supposed to be used only for the most...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:55 PM
In the month before one of the University of Central Florida's oldest fraternities was shut down, its members were investigated for throwing an illegal party on Bourbon Street and for marijuana use at its off-campus house, documents showed Thursday.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...