CHICAGO - The top prosecutor in Illinois’ largest county on Wednesday filed motions to vacate more than 1,000 low-level marijuana convictions, kicking off the process of clearing tens of thousands of convictions.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s motions are the first step in a plan to expunge convictions for possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana, then permanently remove them from criminal records. Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois starting Jan. 1.
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
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OROVILLE, Calif. - A Northern California man had been hiding one of British Columbia’s most wanted fugitives in a 2008 killing prior to his violent arrest, authorities said Wednesday.
Butte County sheriff’s deputies said Sam Koh, 40, of Gridley, harboured Brandon Teixeira, 28, in the days before the Canadian man rammed his SUV into a sheriff’s armoured van while trying to escape earlier this month.
TRENTON, N.J. - Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year?
CHICAGO - Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois within weeks, but legal experts on Wednesday urged immigrants to exercise caution as marijuana use or cannabis-related jobs could mean repercussions including deportation.
1. WHAT’S NEXT IN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY Voting on two articles of impeachment against President Trump is expected in a matter of days by the Judiciary Committee and by Christmas in the full House.
Democrats' impeachment charges say Trump betrayed the nation