States Push Forward On Marijuana Legalization Despite Federal Uncertainty

US | Steve Birr
A marijuana user smoking a joint.

Momentum continues to propel recreational legalization forward

Obama's Hometown Paper Asks Trump To Fix His Yucca Mountain Mess

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets President-elect Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Barack Obama gave Harry Reid exactly what he wanted’

Insurance Claims For Opioid Abuse Up 329 Percent In Chicago

US | Robert Donachie
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opioid and heroin use skyrocket!

Lawmakers Bet Economy On Legal Weed

US | Steve Birr
A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana plantation near the northern town of Nazareth, Israel May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

‘Might as well’

Republican Only Needs One Click To Show Dem. Colleague Why $1.5 Million Bill Is A Complete Waste

Politics | Eric Lieberman
Republican State Rep. Keith Wheeler in Illinois. [Public Facebook/Screenshot - Illinois News Network]

‘I think we owe it to be inclusive to all of the language speakers of our country’

Democrats Demand Trump Clarify Stance On Medical Marijuana

US | Steve Birr
A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana plantation near the northern town of Nazareth, Israel May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

‘Violate commonsense’

Driver's Ed Course Is Going To Teach Students How To Deal With Police

US | Amber Randall
United States Capitol police officer Harry Dunn stops pedestrians in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Make the public safer’

Drug Ring Trafficking More Than $1 Million In Heroin Busted

US | Steve Birr
A bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia are seen at an abandoned house in Ljubljana August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

‘Significant source of drug trafficking’

Illinois Governor Stands His Ground As Public Employees Threaten Strike

Business | Ted Goodman
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

‘Working for a better Illinois’

Chance The Rapper To Meet With Illinois Governor

Entertainment | Katie Jerkovich
Chance The Rapper is with Hillary (Photo credit: Getty Images)

‘I’m eager to hear his ideas’

Giant Green Flaming Meteor Flies Over Chicago

Energy | Andrew Follett

Stunning footage…

Public Employees To Begin Vote On First-Ever Strike Against State Of Illinois

Business | Ted Goodman
Illinois Gov-elect Bruce Rauner talks to the media after a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington December 5, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo

‘It’s not too late for the governor to choose a better path’

Illinois Gov Clashes With Trump Over Sending National Guard Into Chicago

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Bruce Rauner

‘It’s not the right thing’

Man Cleared Of Rape After 25 Years In Prison

US | Eric Lieberman
A judge's gavel. [Shutterstock - CHOATphotographer]

‘And they lied and framed him’

Another State Reveals Grim Heroin Statistics

US | Steve Birr
Heroin overdose. [Shutterstock - SanchaiRat]

‘It is so potent’