| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:54 PM
A majority of Chicago aldermen have signed on to an ordinance that would allow police to write tickets instead of make arrests for small amounts of marijuana possession, a strong indicator the measure will pass when the City Council votes on it next week....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol.
I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:53 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Police arrested an assistant high school baseball coach Monday, accusing him of smoking marijuana with teenage students on a trip to a Dodger game.
LAPD detectives arrested Kennedy High School assistant coach Pedro Cruz...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The Chicago City Council doesn't always act with wisdom and frugality, but it did so today in voting to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Treating it as a crime wastes money, diverts police from truly scary activity and brands many...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The teenager charged in connection with a fatal Brownsburg, Ind. crash that killed one teenager and seriously injured three others withdrew his denial of the charges against him in court Tuesday and was sentenced to probation.
Chris Hubbard, 17,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A Hendricks County judge Tuesday sentenced the driver in the crash that killed 18-year-old Nathan Gentry to probation.
Chris Hubbard will be on probation until he turns 21. The judge suspended a 4-year prison sentence for Hubbard.
In the courtroom,...
| Sep 26, 2012
On a spring morning last semester, a teenage girl wound up in the nurse's office at Hinsdale South High School, throwing up after smoking marijuana before school. Three other students smoked pot with her, she told the dean.
All four got in trouble...
| Sep 30, 2012
Judging from recent history, any young person who aspires to be president should be aware that certain attributes seem to be critical. You have to be male. You have to have an Ivy League degree. You have to have been a governor or senator. And, don't...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:13 PM
BOULDER, Colorado -- Steps taken to thwart a public marijuana smoking event Friday at the University of Colorado appear to have worked. Protesters who gathered at a quad on the campus for the customary 4:20 light-up time dispersed without an apparent...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:03 PM
High School is beginning to take on a life of it's own in Roanoke County.
"I've heard that there are some people who do end up coming to school high."
Sally Greenberg is a freshman at Hidden Valley High School and she's noticed that more and more of...