With Medical Marijuana Program Kicking Into Gear, Reunion Coming For Naperville FamilyNicole Gross' 8-year-old son Chase was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was six months old. When medication didn't stop his seizures -- as many as 4,000 a day -- she and her sons moved to Colorado, where medical marijuana was legal and could help Chase, leaving her husband behind in Naperville.
Rauner Issued Medical Marijuana Licenses Before FBI Background ChecksGov. Bruce Rauner issued the licenses Monday after conducting an internal review that noted flaws in former Gov. Pat Quinn's handling of the license process. But Rauner's announcement didn't mention the lack of national criminal background checks for the new industry he'd just launched.
Quinn Did Not Act On Medical Marijuana LicensingThe Quinn administration had said it would issue the licenses by the end of 2014, but the Chicago Democrat did not act before Republican Bruce Rauner succeeded him, instead saying that agencies in charge of evaluating applications still had more work to do.
Decision On Medical Marijuana Licenses Left To Gov. RaunerIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn has decided he will not award licenses to medical marijuana cultivation centers before his term in office ends, his spokesman said Monday.
Time Short For Quinn On Medical Marijuana LicensesGov. Pat Quinn's administration is running out of time to announce who will receive potentially lucrative licenses to run medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.
Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage LicenseAlbany Park couple Tom Crisham, 36, and Andrew Rodbro, 38, received the 1000th license Friday afternoon, Clerk David Orr’s office said in a statement.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Rules Drop Gun LanguageIllinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.
Concealed Carry Applications Open For InstructorsThe Illinois State Police say they opened the application process on Wednesday so instructors can apply in advance of the Jan. 5 deadline.
State Police OK Instructors For Concealed Carry TrainingIllinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors -- most from northern Illinois -- have been approved to train them.
2 Paramedics' Licenses Yanked For Refusing To Treat PatientWBBM Newsradio has learned the licenses of two paramedics in Chicago have been suspended because they are accused of failing to treat a patient.
Bicyclists Blast Proposal To License RidersAld Richard Mell (33) is suggesting that the city of Chicago should license bicycle riders -- and ticket them when break traffic laws.
State Revokes Licenses Of 11 Health Care Professionals For Offenses Against PatientsUnder a new law Gov. Pat Quinn signed last month, the state will permanently revoke the professional license of any health care worker who has been convicted of a sex offense or of a violent crime against a patient -- without a hearing.