• Despite legalization, mixed messaging surrounds marijuana in Illinois

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

    LANSING, Ill. - Police have busted into Lorynda Welton's south suburban home in the middle of the night on three separate occasions in recent years. They were looking for her son who was suspected of selling marijuana out of his mother's house.
    “I could very well be shot,” Ms. Welton said outside her Lansing home which still has a broken door frame and a lock damaged during the most recent raid.
    The question isn't whether police have a right to raid Welton's home; they had a warrant and days before this story was aired, her son was arrested and hit with a felony drug charge during a...
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