WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested four people while investigating a batch of synthetic marijuana that sickened about a dozen people, including five who were hospitalized.
Willimantic police say they arrested a dealer of "K2" synthetic marijuana and three buyers Tuesday. Authorities wouldn't say whether the dealer suspect they arrested sold the drug to the people who got sick Monday.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff has been charged in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model home.
Gwinnett County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shannon Volkodav said Wednesday that Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has been charged with reckless conduct in the shooting, which critically wounded 43-year-old real estate agent Gwenevere McCord.
Authorities have said the two were alone in a model home roughly 50 miles northeast of where...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists said global levels of the most prevalent heat-trapping gas have passed a daunting milestone.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says in March, the global monthly average for carbon dioxide hit 400.83 parts per million. That is the first month in modern records that the entire globe broke 400 ppm, reaching levels that haven't been seen in about 2 million years.
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — One Los Alamos National Laboratory employee has been released from the hospital and another is in critical but stable condition after being burned in an accident last weekend at the nuclear weapons research facility.
Lab spokesman Kevin Roark said Wednesday that the investigation into what caused the accident could take weeks or even months. Officials wouldn't release details about the accident.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. defense officials say setting up a humanitarian safe zone for those caught in the crossfire in Syria can be done militarily but would require the Obama administration to shift troops around.
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said Wednesday that he and other senators want a safe zone to respond to massive humanitarian problems in Syria. He says they hope the United Nations or U.S. allies in the nation could help.