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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus. MORE  

Rahm Emanuel Catching Flak for Wanting to Soften Drug Penalties

By Desiree Bowie

The Mayor of Chicago has ruffled the feathers of suburban law enforcement over a proposal to lessen punishment for low-level drug offenders. MORE  

Philadelphia Decriminalizes It

By Shawn Dwyer

Those possessing 30 grams or less in the City of Brotherly Love will get nothing more than a $25 fine. MORE  

Chicago Mayor Pushing For Relaxed Drug Laws Statewide

By McCarton Ackerman

Not just content with marijuana, Rahm Emanuel wants to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of all controlled substances. MORE  

Philadelphia on the Verge of Decriminalizing Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

After initially scoffing at the idea, Mayor Michael Nutter has finally come to his senses and agreed to sign a bill decriminalizing pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Bobbi Kristina's husband Nick Gordon arrested for DUI, son of Detroit Tigers owner busted for cocaine, and Stan Wawrinka barks at drunk US Open fan. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford to leave rehab at end of the month, Philadelphia votes to decriminalize weed, and British beer thief leaves behind false teeth. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brent released from prison after DUI conviction, English World Cup fans buying cocaine in favelas, and drunk man rescued from ocean punches lifeguard. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

John Daly admits losing $90 million to casinos, Roy Hargrove sentenced for cocaine possession, and U.K. recognizes drugs as part of its economy. MORE  

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