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Fox News › 11 hours ago
Kim Foxx, the Cook County state attorney who dismissed charges against Jussie Smollett earlier this year, filed motions Wednesday to expunge more than 1,000 marijuana convictions, a move that paves the way for clearing tens of thousands of convictions.
Newsweek › 1 day ago
Officials in Illinois threw out the marijuana convictions of over 1,000 people Wednesday, a few weeks before a new law legalizing cannabis is set to take effect in the state.
Chicago Tribune › Finance › 1 day ago
The state gave four more dispensaries permission to sell recreational marijuana, with just three weeks to go before sales start Jan. 1.
The Hill › Finance › 1 day ago
A sprawling federal investigation into lobbying, patronage and alleged corruption threatens to upend Illinois's powerful Democratic machine as agents raid offices and interrogate witnesses from Chicago to Springfield.
Chicago Tribune › Finance › 2 days ago
Two marijuana companies have submitted applications with the city to open new recreational stores in the River North neighborhood, making them the first known proposed dispensary locations in Chicago as the city gears up for the rollout of legal weed...
Chicago Tribune › Finance › 2 days ago
Here's everything you need to know before buying recreational marijuana in Chicago Jan. 1.
Sputnik International › 3 days ago
An attorney for the 73-year-old clergyman said his client was devastated by what had happened and asked the judge to release the man on his own recognizance, adding that his client suffers from Parkinson’s disease and glaucoma.
Chicago Tribune › 3 days ago
Illinois regulators plan to start taking applications Tuesday for new recreational marijuana retail stores, officials announced.
Fox News › 4 days ago
A retired priest at an Illinois parish was charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed one of the parish's elementary teachers and injured a second as the women were leaving a Christmas party in Orland Park on Wednesday evening.
CBS Local › 6 days ago
An Illinois man has been sentenced in an Iowa federal courthouse to 50 years in prison for more than a dozen counts, including domestic violence, stalking, illegal bomb-making and witness tampering.
New York Post › 1 week ago
An Illinois woman accused of fatally beating her 5-year-old son pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Thursday, according to multiple reports. JoAnn Cunningham, 36, pleaded guilty in the death of AJ Freund as a part of a deal with prosecutors after...
New York Post › Incident › 1 week ago
The attorney for a 17-year-old western Illinois girl accused of fatally shooting her mother says she wasn’t responsible for her actions because she was under the influence of a prescription antidepressant.
The Hill › Finance › 1 week ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead the Democratic field in Illinois, although his advantage has shrunk since July, according to a poll Monday. The poll from the Chica...
The Hill › 1 week ago
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Monday fired Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, accusing him of dishonesty in relation to an incident in which he was found asleep in his car, ...
New York Post › 1 week ago
Chicago’s embattled top cop was fired for “intolerable” conduct on Monday, just weeks before he was scheduled to retire. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced police superintendent Eddie Johnson, 59, had been given the boot — telling reporters he...
Breitbart › Lifestyle › 1 week ago
Two Illinois state troopers made it their mission this week to save a heart transplant in danger of not making it to the hospital in time.
New York Post › 1 week ago
This city’s plan to boost its black residents is budding. Lawmakers in Evanston, Illinois, have launched a $10 million reparations program for local African-Americans — funded by profits from legalized pot. When recreational marijuana, sold from...
Fox News › 1 week ago
Lawmakers in a Chicago suburb earlier this week approved using taxes from recreational marijuana sales to establish a local reparations program.
Breitbart › Politics › 1 week ago
An Illinois town has approved a measure to fund a local reparations program with proceeds from the purchase of recreational marijuana.
Breitbart › Incident › 1 week ago
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D) issued a letter of resignation Wednesday amid a federal investigation for alleged fraud.
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