• In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist dubbed NJ Weedman, stands in front of his Liberty Bell Temple and Sanctuary, next to his Weedman's Joint restaurant in Trenton, N.J. Forchion has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was arrested along with 10 other people after a raid of his business, officials announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    NJ Weedman: Officials ‘exaggerated big-time’ in pot charges

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities “exaggerated big-time” in charging him with distributing pot.

  • Mississippi’s Robert Nkemdiche walks on the stage after being selected by Arizona Cardinals as the 29th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Cardinals take DT Nkemdiche with 29th pick in draft

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Three years ago the Arizona Cardinals took a chance on Tyrann Mathieu and came away with one of the great steals of any draft. They think the same thing may have happened when they chose defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche of Mississippi with the 29th pick overall on Thursday night.

  • In this undated file photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, death row inmate Daniel Anthony Lucas is seen. Lucas, 37, was sentenced to die in 1999 for the killings of Steven Moss, 37, his 11-year-old son Bryan and 15-year-old daughter Kristin, who interrupted a burglary at their home near Macon in central Georgia. Lucas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, April 27, 2016  at the state prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)

    Lawyers ask for halt to execution; say convict was young

    ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die this week are asking a court to halt his execution, arguing the death penalty was inappropriate because of his youth and lack of maturity at the time of his crime.

  • Arizona man gets prison in New Mexico meth trafficking case

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison for drug trafficking in New Mexico.

  • Hokies indefinitely suspend Alexander, Gaines after arrests

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech has indefinitely suspended starting cornerback Adonis Alexander and defensive end Houshun Gaines after both were arrested on drug charges.

  • In this Friday, April 22, 2016 file photo, authorities set up road blocks at the intersection of Union Hill Road and Route 32 at the perimeter of a crime scene, in Pike County, Ohio. As the investigation into the killings of eight family members in rural Ohio enters its fifth day, more details are being released. Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk told The Columbus Dispatch Monday, April 25, 2016, that the marijuana operations discovered at three of the four crime scenes included a grow-house sheltering hundreds of plants.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Dad of Ohio victim notes that killer was able to get by dogs

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner’s report released Tuesday showed new details of vicious violence in the shooting deaths of eight members of a rural southern Ohio family, finding most victims were shot three to nine times each and some of them were bruised. Meanwhile, the hunt for whoever is responsible continued to expand, with more than 200 law enforcement officials involved.

  • Media and emergency personnel stand at the perimeter of a crime scene as investigation vehicles drive up Union Hill Road, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Pike County, Ohio. Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren't immediately clear. The attorney general's office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area in the Appalachian region some 80 miles east of Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    The Latest: Pot-growing found at 3 scenes in Ohio shootings

    PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of eight members of a southern Ohio family (all times local):