More marijuana measures approved

More major marijuana measures passed around the country yesterday

In Michigan, voters passed legalization of recreational cannabis, while in red-state Missouri, voters approved medical marijuana.  Utah is also likely to pass a measure that would provide access to medical marijuana with the votes still being counted.  The victories have prompted proponents to set their sights on national legalization of marijuana – which remains a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970.

Judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant escape an ICE officer

Judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant escape an ICE officer

By Ray Sanchez, CNN A Massachusetts judge and a former court officer are accused of helping a twice-deported undocumented defendant elude immigration authorities by slipping out a rear courthouse door. Newton District Court Judge Shelley Richmond Joseph, 51, and former trial court officer Wesley MacGregor, 56, were indicted Thursday on obstruction of justice and other…Continue Reading

The federal government is investigating potentially defective air bags in more than 12 million vehicles

The federal government is investigating potentially defective air bags in more than 12 million vehicles

By Ryan Prior, CNN A federal agency is expanding an investigation into potentially defective air bags in more than 12 million vehicles produced over the past decade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it’s looking into air-bag control units installed in vehicles produced by Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi and Toyota. The units could fail in…Continue Reading

IRS Says They’ll Decide On How To Handle Trump Tax Return Request By May 6

IRS Says They’ll Decide On How To Handle Trump Tax Return Request By May 6

By Lauren Fox, CNN Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin responded minutes after a Tuesday deadline to the latest request from House Democrats for requesting President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns by saying Treasury will “take final action on the Committee’s request by May 6.” “Although federal law establishes no deadline for a response to…Continue Reading