A pair of states Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado’s laws that legalize recreational marijuana.
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WASHINGTON — Opening the door for what could be a lucrative and controversial new industry on some Native American reservations, the Justice Department on Thursday will tell U.S. attorneys to not prevent tribes from growing or selling marijuana on the sovereign lands, even in states that ban the practice.
Of all the filling stations in all the United States, $2 gasoline showed up at Oklahoma City’s first.
WASHINGTON — Michael Rosen, an admitted gambling addict, is well-acquainted with the danger of proximity to temptation. Twice during substantial periods of abstinence, he found himself — by chance, he insists — staying in hotels with casinos. And both times, he didn’t remain in his room. “I couldn’t resist,” he said.
ARDMORE — A suspect in the case of a 7-year-old Ardmore girl who went missing Saturday has been arrested on kidnapping and first-degree rape complaints, according to Ardmore police.
Oklahoma’s Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of two state laws curbing women’s access to abortion, each enacted this year by Gov. Mary Fallin, R, who was up for re-election Tuesday.
The number of private employers decreased in most states during the recession, but not in oil-rich states, New York or the District of Columbia, a Stateline analysis of recent census data found.
ARDMORE, Okla. — A Whitesboro man was killed late Friday night while trying to cross Interstate 35 in Carter County, Oklahoma.
Police found a silver marijuana pipe and a bag containing prescription drugs in a tractor trailer that struck a bus and killed four members of a college women’s softball team in Oklahoma, according to a police inventory from a search of the truck.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down all the pending state appeals in the gay-marriage cases, leaving intact rulings in five more states that said gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry.