• Bronx Jan 12

    NY State Lawmaker Arrested for Allegedly Choking His Wife

    A New York lawmaker in charge of the state senate’s crime victims committee was arrested Tuesday for allegedly choking his wife, police said. State Sen. Luis Sepúlveda, 56, faces a charge of criminal obstruction of breathing in connection with the incident Saturday at his Bronx home, NYPD spokesperson Detective Sophia Mason said. Information on Sepúlveda’s arraignment wasn’t immediately available....

  • New York Jan 24, 2020

    NY Lawmaker Backs Pot Legalization After Past Reservations

    A New York lawmaker who last year expressed reservations over marijuana legalization is now backing a bill to make the drug legal. State Sen. Pete Harckham, a Democrat who represents a swath of the Hudson Valley, has announced he is supporting a bill that legalizes and regulates marijuana. Support from Democrats in moderate districts like Harckham’s could be key...

  • New York Dec 4, 2019

    Business Owner May Lose CBD Shop After NYPD Weed Mix-Up

    After having $20,000 worth of hemp seized by the NYPD, who mistook it for marijuana, a Brooklyn business owner isn’t sure if he will be able keep the store open as the charges haven’t been dropped. NBC New York’s Rana Novini reports.

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