Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

A gunman charged Thursday in the killing of four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he arrived at the suburban Houston home where the family was shot the death, officials said.

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

The study relied on sales data from Colorado’s first three months of recreational marijuana sales, while previous pot market studies relied on survey responses because the drug is illegal.

Survey: Rapes not investigated at 2 in 5 colleges

A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases.

4 dead, 70K without power after upstate NY storms

Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous houses and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.

Legal marijuana goes on sale in Washington

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, one of two stores in the city north of Seattle that started selling pot as soon as it was allowed under state regulations.