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NJ Supreme Court: Company must pay medical cannabis bills

Apr. 13, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of medical cannabis patients Tuesday, voting unanimously that a construction company must pay for an injured employee’s medical cannabis bills. The decision upheld an appellate ruling from last January...

Feds: 'Breaking Bad' inspired researcher to seek poisons

Apr. 13, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former head of advanced research at a Boston-area biotechnology company told investigators he was inspired by the television show "Breaking Bad" when he tried to obtain the powerul poison ricin, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Ishtiaq Ali Saaem, 37,...

Judge: No work on entertainment pier as lawsuit is pending

Apr. 12, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A judge has issued an order that blocks a company from starting construction on an entertainment pier on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Harrison County Chancery Court Judge Jennifer Schloegel issued the temporary restraining order Wednesday in a...

Family struggles as $60M judgment after crash remains unpaid

Apr. 11, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Joan Antonuccio begged God not to take her daughter as she rushed to Naples Community Hospital from her home in Golden Gate Estates. Antonuccio found herself screaming that she would do whatever it took for her daughter, Angela Crowe, to survive the...

Broadband nonprofit's ex-CEO charged with misusing funds

Apr. 10, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who served as CEO of a broadband nonprofit has been indicted on federal charges that he misused government contract money and used more than $160,000 in company funds to pay for a boat and a family vacation. A grand jury on Thursday...

The Latest: Navajo Nation issues weekend stay-at-home order

Apr. 09, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has issued a stay-at-home order for the weekend after reporting 26 more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The latest figures bring the total number of cases on the tribe’s reservation, which includes parts of Arizona, New Mexico and...

Boston Marathon may ask athletes for negative virus tests

Apr. 09, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Participants in this year's Boston Marathon may be required to show proof of up to two negative COVID-19 tests before the race even if they have been vaccinated, the Boston Athletic Association said Wednesday. The historic race will also carry a new $25...

9 Texans sue state AG Paxton for blocking users on Twitter

Apr. 09, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nine Texans have sued state Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming he blocked them on Twitter for criticizing him or his policies in comments responding to his tweets. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Austin, asks a judge to declare...

Chauvin trial puts Court TV's revival in the public eye

Apr. 09, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Tufts believes the media world is not complete without Court TV. If he's ever going to prove his point, now is the time. The television executive is behind the network's 2019 revival and, since he began working last fall to convince Minnesota...

4 Washington students injured in bus crash awarded $1.4M

Apr. 09, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A jury has awarded four former marching band students at the University of Washington more than $1.4 million after they were injured in a bus crash on their way to a football competition with rival Washington State University. Students Alexia Brown, Edith...