1/31/2015
Walker Pushing Drug War Testing Scheme

The Wisconsin governor wants to test all welfare recipients for drugs, and doesn't care that the courts say that's unconstitutional. According to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, what American employers are really looking for these days is "someone who can pass a drug test." [...]

1/31/2015
Dismay over decision on industrial hemp products

A DECISION to not allow industrial hemp to be used in food is "disappointing", according to the Tasmanian government and farmers. A DECISION to not allow industrial hemp to be used in food is "disappointing", according to the Tasmanian government and farmers. [...]

1/30/2015
Out of their heads on the inside

Some of Queensland's most hardened criminals are receiving toys to quit smoking, including Rubik's cubes. Courtesy: 7 News QUEENSLAND prisoners are getting high behind bars, with almost every illicit substance, including heroin, cocaine and marijuana, found in more than 2000 drug incidents across the state's jails. [...]

1/30/2015
Columbiana County Sheriff

Anita Cope, Osbourne Road, Salineville, reported at 2 p.m. Monday she received a message from someone she thought was her sister, telling her she could make some money logging onto a website, United Nations. She did so and gave them some information. [...]

1/30/2015
Rise in police exploiting victims of crime for sex: Hundreds of...

Rise in police exploiting victims of crime for sex: Hundreds of officers investigated for abusing their power for 'sexual gratification' Detective Constable Jeffrey Davies was jailed for three years in 2013 for sexually assaulting victims of domestic abuse that he was supposed to be looking after as their family liasion The number of corrupt police officers exploiting victims and witnesses for sex is on the rise, according to a shocking report. It also went on to say that more officers were dealing in drugs such as heroin, cocaine, amphetamine and cannabis. [...]

1/30/2015
Food ministers reject advice on hemp in food

The nation's food ministers have rejected advice from Australia's food standards agency that hemp be allowed to be used in food. Hemp is a species of cannabis, but unlike marijuana contains no or very low levels of the mind-altering chemical compound tetrahydrocannabinol . [...]

1/30/2015
Most racial discrimination investigations into police officers result in no action

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Eight in 10 investigations into alleged racial discrimination by police officers result in no further action being taken, figures released by a watchdog show today. [...]

1/29/2015
Josh Gordon writes letter to Barkley and other doubters

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon writes letter to NBA legend Charles Barkley and to other doubters in the media. Gordon tweeted, " To my judge & jury, here's my testimony. [...]

1/29/2015
Pregnant Delaware offenders find alternative in new home

After serving time in Baylor Women's Correctional Institution on drug charges, Jessica Hudson relapsed and began using opiates again. She failed five drug tests before landing back in prison last October for violating the terms of her probation, she said. [...]

1/29/2015
Acting awards season is upon us. And the Blotter Oscars go to ...

A 43-year-old woman was "standing in the middle of two busy lanes" of traffic on Cheshire Bridge Road, near I-85. Two cops detained her and searched her for weapons. [...]

1/29/2015
Rules and regulations of marijuana in the workplace

Pot at work - it's become a tricky situation since the legalization of recreational marijuana. It's an issue both employers and employees need to understand fully. [...]

1/28/2015
Portland police officer resigned after testing positive for steroids, bureau report reveals

The Portland Police Bureau has completed a report containing summaries of police misconduct cases reviewed by a Police Review Board in June and December 2014. A Portland police officer tested positive for steroids during a random drug test last February and resigned last spring, months before a police review board unanimously recommended he be fired, according to bureau documents released this month . [...]

1/28/2015
Kmart Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

According to the lawsuit, after Kmart offered Lorenzo Cook a job at its Hyattsville, Md., store, Cook advised the hiring manager that he could not provide a urine sample for the company's mandaA tory pre-employment drug screening due to his kidney disease and dialysis. Cook requested a reasonA able accommodation such as a blood test, hair test, or other drug test that did not require a urine sample, the EEOC charged. [...]

1/28/2015
Celedonio Rosales

Lost: Black and white male Cocker Spaniel, around Pecan Park in Floresville on Jan. 7, wearing black collar with silver paw prints, reward! 830-393-2227. If you are missing a pet in Floresville, be sure to check the Floresville holding facility. [...]

1/28/2015
Courts

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle - Jose M. Becerril, 66, of Fairmont; Alicia S. Monrroy, 58, of Fairmont; each fined $105. Joseph D. Bulfer, 33, of Fairmont received an amended court decision on a felony charge of domestic assault-by strangulation; court stayed defendant's second 6 month jail sentence. [...]