U.S. Department of Justice

Illinois State Board of Elections
Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

There are Illinois connections in Friday's indictments related to Russian hacking around the 2016 elections.

Poker, blackjack and roulette could soon join such games as Angry Birds, Candy Crush and Words With Friends on the laptops, tablets and smart phones of Illinois residents. 

Jamey Dunn
mattpenning.com 2014 / WUIS/Illinois Issues

On the federal level, marijuana is classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance. Schedule 1 drugs are considered to have a high risk for causing dependency and no acceptable use as medication. Other drugs classified as Schedule 1 include LSD, heroin and ecstasy.