Marijuana strains are displayed at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on January 1, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Patient Seeks Pardon For Pot Possession Conviction

The state’s new medical marijuana law has a little-known provision that allows felons to purchase pot.


Williams was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer and resisting arrest. (Credit: Chicago Polics)

Officer’s Head Slammed To Ground By Man Who Resisted Arrest

A convicted felon who struggled with police after a stop on the South Side Friday night, slamming an officer’s head to the ground several times causing the officer to lose consciousness.


A .38 Caliber Pistol. (CBS)

Felon Tries To Sell Gun On Facebook, Gets Robbed

A convicted felon on parole who was using social media to sell a .38 revolver was robbed with it by four suspects, landing all five of them behind bars in Joliet.