Inmates say they are protesting the use of solitary confinement, which they call inhumane. But corrections officials say some leaders of the protest head up violent prison gangs and aren't operating with the purest of motives.
The nine activists taken into custody two weeks ago after crossing into the U-S from Mexico were freed Wednesday afternoon in Tucson. Michel Marizco was there and reports that they may be free for now but their legal troubles have just begun.
Richmond is still struggling with underwater mortgages and foreclosed homes, so city officials came up with a plan to use eminent domain to seize the mortgages and reduce the amount still owed by homeowners. Now some major banks are suing the city, arguing that the plan is unconstitutional.
If you haven't been fortunate enough to get to Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, you're in luck this weekend. Sundance is bringing an offshoot to Los Angeles for the first time starting tonight.
The legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado has opened up new opportunities for farmers. Not to grow pot plants, but hemp, a related cannabis product that can be used in everything from cooking oils to clothing.