STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Stronger-than-expected early snowfall in Northeast … Detroit mayor spied on … and N.M. cities sue state over tax money.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A grim search in Calif. for the missing in Paradise … Mich. PFAS blood tests … the best big U.S. airport … and ‘pot for potholes.’
“They’ve been very aggressive, banding together across state lines to challenge a variety of policies,” one expert said about Democratic responses to the Trump administration.
The ballot measures give crime victims new rights during legal proceedings.
Verizon and Nokia hosted the second Operation Convergent Response with active shooter and disaster simulations and the gadgets to defuse them.
Better strategies can cut that rate while protecting public safety, decreasing drug misuse, and reducing incarceration
With recreational marijuana now permitted in nine states, questions remain over the best way to detect high drivers.
The nation’s largest police force is changing its body-camera policy after a malfunctioning camera started a fire.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Charleston, S.C. earthquake risk … Texas air pollutants … and Pennsylvania prison mail lawsuits.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | More from Pittsburgh … a ‘document dump’ halts hearings in Maine … and anonymous budget amendments in Wisconsin.
Ballot Measure 3 includes an unusual provision that would automatically seal criminal records for marijuana offenses.
Later this year, Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard all the other states use.
Familial DNA testing has opened up a powerful new technique for identifying people.
The justices found racial bias in the imposition of capital punishment by juries.
These types of robocall scams “cannot be tolerated,” 35 state attorneys general wrote the Federal Communications Commission.
Many departments appear to have already embraced artificial intelligence, but their personnel require new skills to make the most of the disruptive technology, a new report says.
Evidence suggests that civilians would be unlikely to effectively counter-attack an active shooter, according to a review of studies on violent attacks for the Rockefeller Institute of Government.
You could dial 1-800-CALL-FBI. But there’s a better way.
As the epidemic’s death toll rises, the state is working to get more information into the hands of regional substance abuse coalitions to mitigate deaths and other negative impacts.
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