| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A Highland Park doctor could lose his medical license after state regulators alleged that he issued a fake medical cannabis eligibility form to a 79-year-old patient who paid him $250.
Dr. Joseph Starkman in 2013 required the patient to pay a fee of...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:09 PM
A Geneva man who allegedly drove his car "like a white streak" into a Naperville lake last month, resulting in the drownings of two friends, is facing additional counts of aggravated DUI, according to prosecutors.
Michael T. Szot, 21, formally pleaded...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
An Easton man who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl after smoking marijuana with her was spared state prison Friday at sentencing.
Danny J. Bowers, 21, will serve nine to 18 months in county jail, after his defense attorney and the case's...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:11 AM
They were among the most popular and influential priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Robert Kealy was a lawyer who handled sex abuse claims against priests, R. Peter Bowman was a former high-ranking church administrator and John Calicott was a...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Somehow the voting public confused medical marijuana with Disney tickets. That's right; many said, "No thanks," and "We have enough dopes already," and "The laws are best left as they are."
At Disney, if you have no ticket, you don't get into the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
An Uber experience
Recently the media, including the Orlando Sentinel, have printed articles in which the ride-sharing service Uber is criticized. On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., I downloaded the Uber app to see for myself what the experience...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Seattle officials are making a push to vacate every summons issued for smoking or possessing marijuana in public in 2014 after reports that one police officer issued more than 80% of the tickets this year.
Kimberly Mills, a spokeswoman for Seattle...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
There are so many firsts and so little time to talk about them all in the world of legalized marijuana.
There's the first state to sell marijuana in licensed retail stores (Colorado, Jan. 1). The first retail store to open in Seattle (Cannabis City,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The Los Angeles city attorney is seeking an injunction to stop what's being dubbed as the city's first-ever cannabis-centric farmers market, which opened for business over the Fourth of July weekend.
The medical marijuana market opened July 4-6 inside a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:46 PM
When it comes to liberalizing marijuana policy, Congress has once again shown that it is not always the liberals taking the lead.
The GOP-dominated House on Wednesday delighted cannabis advocates by voting to prohibit law enforcement from going after...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Colorado's lower taxes on medicinal marijuana are hindering projected tax revenue from recreational pot sales, according to a recent study released by the state's Department of Revenue.
Prior to recreational sales becoming legal in January, voters last...