| Jul 30, 2014
Aldermen took steps Tuesday to further limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located in the city.
The dispensaries would be banned from manufacturing districts, transportation corridors and many areas that are a mix of homes and smaller...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster.
Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
State regulators have suspended the medical license of a Chicago chiropractor arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient in Highland Park, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation officials said.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Chicago chiropractor was arrested Thursday in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place June 12 during a chiropractic treatment in Highland Park, according to a Highland Park Police news release.
Kevin G. Dutton, 38, of Chicago, turned...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The Tinley Park Village Board will consider ordinance changes to limit where medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries could locate.
Trustee Greg Hannon said last week he and other board members have discussed the need to make sure the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts.
The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:10 AM
State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring.
Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:29 PM
As Libertyville officials prepare to put into place zoning regulations for medical marijuana growing as distribution facilities, Director of Community Development John Spoden said his office has already gotten some calls from people expressing interest in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The U.S. Navy is sending an advanced underwater drone outfitted with sonar equipment to the southern Indian Ocean as part of search efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The 16-foot, 1,650-pound unmanned submarine is currently aboard the...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:41 PM
As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country’s inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week.
The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...