Chicago and Cook County political leaders are urging the city to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.On Thursday, Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey and Chicago aldermen Richard Mell (33rd), Walter Burnett (27th), Danny Solis (25th) and Ariel Reboyras (30th) asked city and cou
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is asking Chicago's police superintendent to stop making arrests for low-level marijuana possession. Preckwinkle says judges generally dismiss those charges involving very modest amounts of illicit drugs.
Authorities say they've seized 3,000 pounds of marijuana in two homes on Chicago's North Side and arrested four suspected members of a major drug ring.In a news release on Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department says its detectives and agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency found about 1,000 pound
Authorities say they've arrested a suburban Chicago man after finding a marijuana growing operation at his home.The DuPage County sheriff's office says 42-year-old Stephen Baker was charged with a felony count of possession or production of cannabis plants.