California teen who sold pot brownies for prom dress cash now facing deportation

California teen who sold pot brownies for prom dress cash now facing deportation

YUBA CITY , Calif., April 10 (UPI) -- California teen Saira Munoz has been placed on probation and is facing deportation for selling pot brownies in order to raise money for her prom dress.
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Warrant dropped for Dusten Brown, father of baby Veronica

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- South Carolina officials said they have dropped an extradition warrant for the father of baby Veronica, who has been the center of a custody battle for years.

Police: Dirt bike rider fled police officers because he was 'bored'

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said an 18-year-old on a dirt bike who led police on a chase that reached 80 mph told officers he fled because he "was bored."

California enacts new rules on fracking

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to sign into law new restrictions on fracking drew praise from the oil industry and criticism from environmentalists.

Hearing ongoing in Baby Veronica custody case

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Another in a string of custody hearings brought a 4-year-old's birth father and adoptive parents face-to-face Monday in an Oklahoma courtroom.

Black man accused of killing white man says he's not racist

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A black New York City man accused of killing a man because he was white says he's not racist.

Judge imposes gag order in case of Dallas man charged with hacking

DALLAS, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Barrett Brown, a Dallas man facing federal hacking charges, cannot discuss the charges against him with the news media, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Rim fire threatens San Francisco water, electric supply

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- One of the largest fires in California history was still growing Saturday, possibly threatening electrical and water service for San Francisco, officials said.
Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

BOSTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said he won't run for governor next year.

Judge adds 1,000 hours to Chris Brown community service order

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles judge sentenced singer Chris Brown to an additional 1,000 hours of community service for previously submitting fake community service reports.

Mounted polar bear for sale in Pennsylvania

LICKDALE, Pa., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The owner of a Pennsylvania restaurant that closed this year said he is seeking to sell a mounted polar bear, but the item isn't allowed to leave the state.

Calif. bill clarifies rights of transgender students

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill guaranteeing the rights of transgender students to use the bathroom and join the team of their choice.

Biological father fails to return girl to adoptive parents

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A Cherokee man said he refuses to return his biological daughter to her adoptive parents despite a South Carolina Supreme Court order to finalize the adoption.

S.C. top court orders child returned to adoptive parents

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 18 (UPI) -- The child in a case that divided the U.S. Supreme Court should be returned to the couple trying to adopt her since birth, South Carolina's top court said.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, San Diego 5 (13 innings)

SAN DIEGO, June 27 (UPI) -- A double error by San Diego's Logan Forsythe allowed Philadelphia to score two runs in the 13th inning without a hit Wednesday in a 7-5 win over the Padres.
Club owner says Chris Brown innocent of assault claim

Club owner says Chris Brown innocent of assault claim

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- Chris Brown never touched a woman who claims the young R&B singer assaulted her at an Anaheim, Calif., hot spot, the club's owner says.

Fort Worth residents prepared to scare off egrets

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14 (UPI) -- Fort Worth, Texas, residents say they are on the alert with hand-held air horns to scare off egrets before the birds build nests.

17-member class announced for college Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- Three Heisman Trophy winners -- Ron Dayne, Vinny Testaverde and Danny Wuerffel -- head a 17-person class for induction into the college football Hall of Fame.

NHL suspends Kings' Dustin Brown two games for illegal hit

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Kings forward and captain Dustin Brown will miss the final two games of the regular season after receiving a suspension from the NHL Wednesday.

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Chris Brown back in court

Chris Brown back in court

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- A lawyer for singer Chris Brown accused Los Angeles prosecutors of fraud for saying he submitted defective documentation of his court-ordered community service.

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'Tatooine' planet found orbiting two stars

'Tatooine' planet found orbiting two stars

GRENOBLE, France, March 25 (UPI) -- European astronomers say they've captured the first image of a planet orbiting two suns, like the fictional "Tatooine" of the Star Wars films.
New Zealand drought said worst in 30 years

New Zealand drought said worst in 30 years

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 15 (UPI) -- Scientists say a drought on New Zealand's entire North Island is the worst in 30 years, with the capital Wellington having just 18 days of water supply left.
Former Sen. Brown joins Boston law firm

Former Sen. Brown joins Boston law firm

BOSTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., announced he has joined a Boston law and lobby firm following an earlier decision not to seek John Kerry's Senate seat.
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