“Buffy Vampire Slayer” Actor Nicholas Brendon Arrested, Issues Apology

Boise, ID- Actor Nicholas Brendon, best known for his role in the “Buffy Vampire Slayer,” issued an apology this week for his arrest at a Boise, Idaho, hotel last Friday. On his Facebook page, Brendon, who played Xander Harris in “Buffy”…

Arrests for Marijuana Possession Rise in New York

New York, NY-During his election New York Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to reduce marijuana arrests, which largely target African-Americans and Latinos, but new analysis shows that instead of these arrests declining they are actually rising. Using…

Several People Arrested After Brawl at Pumpkin Festival

Keene, NH- One expects a little bit of mischief around Halloween, but law enforcement officials in New Hampshire got a little more than they bargained for after an annual pumpkin festival turned into an all-out brawl  Saturday afternoon. When…

California Law Would Reduce Penalties for Some Criminal Offenders

Los Angeles, CA- California voters will have the opportunity to vote for new legislation that would reduce some charges for criminal offenders and give relief to the state’s prison overcrowding conundrum. Supporters of the “Safe Neighborhoods…

Novelist John Grisham Recommends Lighter Sentences for Some Sex Offenders

Ft. Lauderdale, FL-Novelist John Grisham has faced serious backlash after he suggested in an interview with the Telegraph that some sex offenders are treated too harshly by the criminal justice system and shouldn’t be sentenced to jail Grisham,…

Cowboys RB Joseph Randal Arrested for Shoplifting

Frisco, TX- Police is Frisco, Texas, a town north of Dallas, have arrested Cowboys running back Joseph Randall on shoplifting charges after an incident at Dillard’s in Stonebriar Shopping center. According to USA Today, Randall was arrested…

Meth Head Terrorizes Town While on LSD-addled Crime Spree

Roy, WA- For a week, the residents of a small Washington town were terrified by a young man tweaked out of his mind who broke into their homes, demanding food, clothing and rides. Now that man is in custody, and is facing 14 counts ranging from…

Recreational Marijuana on the Ballot in Three States

Portland, OR - “Marijuana use is a serious, expensive and persistent challenge in our society. And it's time for a new approach,” notorious travel host Rick Steves said in an op-ed he wrote for the Oregonian. He is putting his name and clout…

Pennsylvania’s Gay-bashing Hate Crime Bill Closer to Becoming Law

Philadelphia, PA- After a the beating of a gay couple garnered national attention, lawmakers in Pennsylvania moved with stunning speed to pass a hate crime bill that will, for the first time, include a sexual orientation. Earlier this week…

Adrian Peterson in Court Over Child Abuse Charges

Conroe, TX- Running back Adrian Peterson, who was suspended from the Minnesota Vikings last month, appeared in court Wednesday where he entered a plea of not guilty according to reports. Peterson was indicted last month after he was accused…

Delaware Mother Charged after 4 Year-old takes Heroin to School

Wilmington, DE- A four year-old child in Delaware, thinking their mother’s stash of heroin was candy, took 249 bags of the controlled substance to day care with her, and began handing it out to her classmates. Police and medical personnel…

Philadelphia Mayor Decriminalizes Marijuana

Philadelphia, PA- If you get busted in Philadelphia for possessing a small amount marijuana you don’t have to worry about criminal charges, a high fine or a criminal record now that Mayor Michael Nutter has signed a bill  decriminalizing…

Both Sides of Florida’s Medical Marijuana Initiative Pour Millions into Ad Campaigns

Ft. Lauderdale, FL-With just a few weeks to go before polls open for the midterm elections, both sides of Amendment 2 debate are plying airwaves in the state with TV and radio ads. Meanwhile a new study shows how effective marijuana is for the…