Tag: Human welfare

Killer on probation gets medical pot prescription

MIAMI — On probation for a bloody 1999 gang murder, Miguel Valdes takes a host of pills to keep his longtime schizophrenia in check. ...
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SEATTLE — Stevie Barber's roommates awoke to her screams as her boyfriend strangled her into unconsciousness, then set fire to her bedroom. ...
Loved ones of mentally ill concerned with civil commitments

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jason Coburn was sleeping under a train when it started moving, dragging him down the tracks and injuring his ribs. ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy has extended hours to apply for medical marijuana dispensary licenses to accommodate a flood of last-minute...
9 injured in large fire atop 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in nine minor injuries. ...
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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and other members of a state commission on Friday voted against giving out $140 million in state...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction. ...
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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that a brother and sister who inherited a large share of their stepfather's estate...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Every year, Bridie Farrell travels to the state Capitol hoping it's the last time she has to urge lawmakers to pass...
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An inmate is suing the warden of a South Dakota prison, alleging he withheld hormone therapy treatment as retaliation for...

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