Federal court considers guns in post offices

BY SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press   BOULDER, Colo.— The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case involving Tab Bonidy, a licensed gun owner who, […]

BI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

SUE MANNING, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens and give a boost to […]

GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer   LOS ANGELES — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the understanding of gay lives with some of the […]

Student injured in motorcycle wreck

Francesca Caterisano, a new member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority and junior health and human performance major at APSU, is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being involved in a motorcycle crash on Sunday, Sept. 28. Steven Gibson, Caterisano’s fiancé and driver of the motorcycle, was killed after a car failed […]

Govs Young Parent Program has first meeting

» By Candice Snow, Guest Writer The stress of classes, extracurricular activities, and social life can feel overwhelming at times. But for the silent population of young parents on campus, school can be a heavy burden added to an already full schedule. In an effort to give support and resources to young college students with children, […]

Marijuana legalization effort begins in California

LISA LEFF, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A national marijuana advocacy group took steps Wednesday to begin raising money for a campaign to legalize recreational pot use in California in 2016, a move with potential to add a dose of extra excitement to the presidential election year. The Marijuana Policy Project filed paperwork with the […]