Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson arrives at the courthouse with his wife Ashley Brown Peterson, right, for an appearance Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Conroe, Texas. A judge presiding over Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case may consider whether the Vikings star should be arrested for allegedly smoking marijuana while out on bond. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Vikings’ Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement

The case revived a debate about corporal punishment, which is on the decline in the U.S. but still widely practiced in homes and schools.

Marijuana file photo.

Conviction in UP drug ring case

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) – A Chicago man accused of leading a marijuana operation in the Upper Peninsula has pleaded guilty. WBUP/WBKP reports …