Since Colorado started legally selling recreational marijuana just over a year ago, law enforcement along the Nebraska border are busier than ever, as eastward drivers attempt to leave the state with everything from rolled joints to psychedelic glass pipes to edibles. In January alone, Nebraska authorities booked 23 cases of marijuana coming from Colorado. Continue reading
Since recreational marijuana became legally available in Colorado last year, officials say more pot is illegally coming through the border of states like Nebraska and Oklahoma, draining state resources as the number of arrests keeps growing. Now, the attorneys general of those states filed a federal lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s marijuana law unconstitutional. NewsHour’s Alison Stewart reports. Continue reading
The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. Continue reading
Health and Human Services spokesman Kenneth Wolfe says operations at the shelters will soon be suspended because there have been fewer child immigrants caught at the border and the government has expanded capacity at other shelters. Continue reading
Scientists are increasingly linking hundreds of earthquakes near Jones, Oklahoma to wastewater wells used in fracking operations. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Mississippi Senate GOP runoff headlines Primary Day Other races to watch include Democratic gubernatorial primary in Maryland and Senate GOP primary in Oklahoma Biden touts his working-class roots at White House event New CBS News/New … Continue reading
A blanket designed to shield students from debris flying through the air from tornadoes is selling as gunfire protection, due to anxiety over national school shootings. Continue reading
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday signed legislation that repeals the Common Core educational standards that were set to take effect in the coming school year.