Weekly news briefs: Nov. 9


Eleven Atlanta hospitals receive a “C” for safety

Leap Frog’s analysis of hospitalis ranked 11 hospitals with a “C” for how well they keep patients from harm, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory Healthcare and Piedmont Hospital are among the fair ranked hospitals. Leap Frog is a nonproft that evaluates more than 2,500 hospitals around the United States.



Son charged for killing his parents

Kyle Navin, 27-year-old Connecticut resident, was charged for the killing of his parents, Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin, according to CNN. His parents bodies were found in an empty lot on Nov. 6. His girlfriend, Jennifer Vailante, is also charged for conspiracy to commit murder and hindering prosecution. It would cost $2.5 million for Navin to get bail and $2 million for Vailante. In an affidavit, the Navin’s parents said they were concerned about their son’s heroin use.


Marijuana is now legal for a group in Mexico

The Mexican Supreme Court ruled to legalize recreational marijuana use for Smart by its Spanish, which is composed of four members, according to CNN. The group said that not allowing them to use marijuana interferes with their personal lives. Only those four people are allowed to grow, smoke and transport marijuana in Mexico.