| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Four men have been arrested by Anchorage police on more than 30 charges, after they allegedly took a homeless teenage girl to an Eagle River apartment and raped her there for two days.
In a Wednesday statement, APD spokesperson Dani Myren says the men --...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:35 AM
SANFORD, Fla. — The George Zimmerman second-degree murder case, in which he is accused of shooting an unarmed Trayvon Martin, will proceed to trial after his judge Tuesday denied the defense team's latest request for a delay.
The ruling was...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had used marijuana in the past month had smaller waists and lower levels of insulin resistance - a diabetes precursor - than those who never tried the drug, in a new study.
The findings, based on surveys and blood...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Illinois has come within a signature of becoming the 19th state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes.
On Friday, the state Senate voted 35-21 to approve a medical marijuana measure, which now will head for Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. The...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:24 PM
EL CENTRO — A handgun was initially reported stolen out of a car while its owner was at the American Legion, according to El Centro Police Department logs. The report was taken early Saturday morning. The reporting party called back and said he...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A man jumped to his death after police responded to a complaint of a person smoking marijuana in his 7th floor Uptown apartment, authorities said.
The man was dead on the scene this morning in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue, according to the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Before his death by accidental drowning, Rodney King spent the night and early morning hours drinking and smoking marijuana at his house in Rialto and was stumbling around his backyard moments before he fell into his swimming pool, according to the San...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:36 PM
A junior varsity baseball coach at a Granada Hills high school was arrested Monday on suspicion of child endangerment after he allegedly smoked marijuana with students, authorities said. Pedro Cruz Trujillo, 24, who worked at John F. Kennedy High School.....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Emanuel's reform to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana isn't all that radical Jon Krause illustration Powerful Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, had this to say Monday about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to decriminalize possession of...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:32 PM
An array of sources on the subject of marijuana decriminalization. As always, feel free to add to this list in the comment thread. Marijuana Decriminalization & Its Impact on Use (an assortment of links to studies from the National Organization......
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A company dubbed the “Walmart of Weed” is putting down roots in America’s capital city, sprouting further debate on marijuana — medical or otherwise.
Just a few miles from the White House and federal buildings, a company that...