{FD} Couple says police detained them after mistaking hibiscus plants for marijuana

A couple in Pennsylvania is reportedly suing local authorities and their insurance agency after being told their hibiscus plants were actually marijuana — when they apparently weren’t.

{FD} Penn State fraternity gave pledge 18 drinks in nearly 90 minutes, charges upgraded, prosecutor says

A recovered surveillance video from a Penn State fraternity house where a pledge died after a hazing ritual revealed the 19-year-old had been given at least 18 drinks within 90 minutes, leading prosecutors to file new hazing and manslaughter charges, officials said Monday.

{FD} Pennsylvania state trooper saved his own life after shootout, officials say

A Pennsylvania state trooper remains hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after he was shot several times during a traffic stop, but likely saved his own life by using a tourniquet he carried on him, officials said.

{FD} Prosecutors refile charges against 11 in Penn State frat hazing death

The District Attorney of Centre County announced Friday that charges have been refiled against 11 Penn State fraternity brothers linked to the hazing death of a sophomore student.

{FD} Little-noticed law drug companies fought for: How it passed amid opioid crisis, what it does

The law that imperiled Rep. Tom Marino’s nomination as the national drug czar passed quietly in the spring of 2016, even as Congress and then-President Barack Obama declared opioid addiction a national crisis.

{FD} Philadelphia Eagles’ Marcus Johnson baptized in hotel pool with teammates by his side

Marcus Johnson, a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, was baptized in a swimming pool Thursday with the support of several of his teammates.