It's the latest in a wave of "nut jobs" in California's Central Valley that local reporter Rich Paloma believes are linked to organized crime.
That's what the Kentucky Republican wants to know, after being criticized for using the work of others without attribution. Paul, who appears to be preparing for a run at the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, is now on the offensive.
It's been a year since Washington state voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. That's meant some big changes along Interstate 5, sometimes called the "Marijuana Highway." Police are phasing out pot-sniffing dogs, but are becoming more vigilant about what some call "green DUIs."
You've heard of 3-D printing — now add one more dimension. Researchers are figuring out how to create structures that move and respond to their environment after they're printed.
A national project found that hundreds of former Michigan students had enough credits for an associate degree — but they'd never claimed them. Thousands more were close. Those credentials could make ex-students more employable or eligible for better-paying jobs.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo has proposed five possible names for the female cub born this summer. Voting is already underway.
This final note today, which I will preface by observing that nine years ago there were 9,000 Blockbuster retail outlets around the country.
But after an announcement today from Dish Network, which bought Blockbuster out of bankrupty two years ago, we learned there will be just 50 -- all of them franchise operations.
Dish is going to shut down all the stores its still got running over the next couple of months.
I'm gonna date myself here, but you remember when Blockbuster -- and, really, any video rental chain -- was so popular that you used to be able to buy videotape rewinding machines as gifts?
Governors, legislators and mayors were elected across the map on Tuesday. Voters also cast ballots on measures regarding taxes, marijuana, genetically modified food and even secession.