Chicago, Illinois State Police Ask: How Did Felon Get Conceal-Carry Permit?A convicted felon and documented gang member involved in a fatal Humboldt Park shooting earlier this month had a permit to carry a concealed firearm.
Police: Weapons, Pot Found In Felon’s Home On West SideAuthorities found weapons and marijuana inside the home of a convicted felon Monday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
Patient Seeks Pardon For Pot Possession ConvictionThe state's new medical marijuana law has a little-known provision that allows felons to purchase pot.
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.
Felon Tries To Sell Gun On Facebook, Gets RobbedA 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.

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