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.

I&M announces solar power plans

Indiana Michigan Power plans to build five solar generation facilities to add another emissions free source of producing electricity.

Corinthian to close campuses in 11 states

The dozen campuses that for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. is closing operate under the Everest name and are scattered in 11 different states, including one in Indiana.

Steelmaker fined over Indiana worker’s death

The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for not putting railings around the 11 feet-by-9 feet hole or having someone monitoring the area.

Border money request won’t include policy change

President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won’t seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.

Prosecutors: No charges for deputy who killed boy

The parents of a 13-year-old boy say they felt they had lost their son again after prosecutors said they would not file criminal charges against a Northern California sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed him, mistaking a pellet gun he was carrying for an assault rifle.

All riders now off disabled California coaster

A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.

NYPD arrests mother of abandoned baby

Authorities were notified of the woman’s whereabouts by someone who recognized her from photos and video police released showing a woman pushing the child through a subway turnstile.

LaPorte man arrested for child porn

A LaPorte man is facing felony child pornography and child exploitation charges after police served a search warrant at his home.