By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - An Oregon mother accused of killing her 6-year-old autistic son by throwing him from a bridge is being held on $1 million bail, a Lincoln County District Court clerk said on Wednesday. Jillian McCabe, 34, was arrested on Monday night after calling emergency 911 to report she had thrown her son, London, from the 246-foot-high Yaquina Bay Bridge in the coastal Oregon town of Newport, about 115 miles southwest of Portland. London McCabe's body was found four hours later after an extensive search by law enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard. ...
DENVER (AP) — Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday. The drug is already legal for people 21 and older in Colorado and Washington, thanks to ballot measures voted on in 2012.
The survivalist marksman charged in a deadly ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks stowed guns including a Chinese-made sniper rifle and other gear in an abandoned airplane hangar near where he was captured after 48 days on the run, according to court documents released Wednesday.
WESTON, Fla. (AP) — In stories that ran Nov. 1 and Oct. 31 about the release of US Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi, The Associated Press reported erroneously Tahmooressi's status with the Marines. He was honorably discharged after serving his four-year enlistment, not retired.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Steamboat Springs woman pleaded guilty to fatal child abuse Wednesday after prosecutors said she left her 3-year-old son alone for three days in a cabin without running water.
SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana advocates, fresh off victories for legal recreational pot in Oregon, Alaska and the nation's capital, are already preparing for their next target, and it's a big one: California.
Marijuana activists who have longed for decades to end America's drug war pocketed more major victories Tuesday, with Oregon, Alaska and the nation's capital approving recreational pot use. Here are how some other ballot measured fared on Tuesday: