(CHICAGO) -- Chicago's top prosecutor announced Wednesday that her office completed its Cannabis Expungement Project with over 15,000 cannabis convictions removed from the record. Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said that her office has complied with Illinois' new cannabis rules that took effect two... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- The man charged with shooting three Houston police officers on Thursday had a warrant issued for him in connection with a December robbery, according to court records. In December, Roland Caballero, 31, had an open warrant issued for an unlawful carrying a weapon... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly 57 years after the assassination of Malcolm X in the New York City neighborhood of Washington Heights, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is moving to vacate the convictions of two of the men convicted as accomplices, his office said Wednesday. Muhammad... Read More.
(GROVELAND, Fla.) -- More than 70 years after four Black men were accused of raping a white woman in 1949, Florida State Attorney Bill Gladson has filed a motion to posthumously clear the "Groveland Four" of their criminal records. "Even a casual review of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One by one, Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Keisha Espinal vacated more than 50 drug convictions that had been based on the testimony of former NYPD detective Joseph Franco. Franco was charged two years ago with perjury in Manhattan and while there's no... Read More.
By Ivan Pereira, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New York state legislature formally voted to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adults and expunge the records of people previously convicted of possession.Shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the... Read More.