SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported that a judge sided Friday with the family of the 5-year-old child. The Rincon Valley Union School District in Santa Rosa sought to ban the ointment because it contains the active ingredient in marijuana. Medical marijuana use in private with a doctor's recommendation is legal in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Judiciary Committee is giving Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms for her to testify about allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teens at a party. That's according to a late-night tweet from Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa. Grassley said he "just granted another extension" to Ford.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento police have arrested a married 58-year-old man in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006. Police say they arrested Roy Charles Waller of Benicia in the "NorCal Rapist" case. It's unclear if he has an attorney. Sacramento's Police Chief called the crimes "horrific," saying the victims were terrorized for hours at a time.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist. In the photo, a man standing beside Nunes is making an A-OK sign, a gesture the Southern Poverty Law Center says is used by white supremacists. The man says only the political left sees the gesture as offensive. Nunes' campaign did not immediately respond for a request for comment.
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