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Colorado Pot Report: More Adults Using Drug, But Not Kids

DENVER (AP) – Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal – but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state’s 2012 recreational marijuana law. 487 more words

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Grandmother, dog survive 9 days in Arizona wilderness after rescuers spot ‘help’ sign made of sticks

TUCSON, Ariz. – A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days survived by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out “help” on the ground with sticks, authorities said Tuesday. 369 more words

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Police Investigating Non-Fatal Shooting In Elliott

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a man was shot in Pittsburgh’s Elliott neighborhood Monday morning.

According to the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, police and paramedics were sent to Chartiers and Lorenz avenues in Elliott around 7:40 a.m. 113 more words

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Police Arrest 3 After Finding Guns, Heroin In Home With 5-Month-Old Child

OBSERVATORY HILL (KDKA) — Police arrested three people from a home in Observatory Hill Thursday after searching the house and recovering heroin and multiple guns. 214 more words

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State welcomes new class of correctional officers

The state Department of Public Safety welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers Friday.

A graduation ceremony took place at the Hawaii Okinawa Center in Waipahu. 198 more words

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Officials Test Proposed Department of Public Safety Uniforms

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Half a dozen Department of Public Safety law enforcement officials are testing out a possible new uniform this month.

Officer Dave Gibson says the six officials in Reno, Las Vegas and Elko may interact with the public in a law enforcement capacity, but that’s not the intent while the uniforms are being tested. 56 more words

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Lawmakers consider releasing hundreds of inmates to ease overcrowded jails

Hundreds of Hawaii inmates could be released from jail to help ease overcrowding issues.

That’s if a bill making its way through the State Legislature becomes law. 405 more words

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