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It's 4/20 - News With Mary DixonOn this April 20th -- 4/20 -- people backing legalized marijuana use are planning smoke-ins around the country. (There are a number of stories about why 4/20 is a holiday for weed enthusiasts. Ask a friend.) In Washington, DC, demonstrators on Capitol Hill are reportedly going to try to hand out free joints to Congressmembers. Illinois lawmakers heard testimony on a proposal to legalize it here ...A Cook County judge will rule next week on a Chicago Public Schools funding lawsuit against the State of Illinois ... Governor Rauner is catching heat from reproductive rights advocates. He ran as a pro-choice candidate three years ago but is now promising to veto a measure that would keep abortion legal in Illinois if the Supreme Court overturns Roe-v-Wade. Chicago's Cardinal Cupich praised Rauner's veto plan ... Two more courts have stayed two more executions in Arkansas ... Secretary of State Tillerson says the Trump administration is conducting a thorough review of the deal to restrict Iran's nuclear program ... Russia is shutting down a UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test ... CBS News reports the CIA and FBI are investigating what may be the worst breach in CIA history. They're looking for an insider who leaked information on tools used to spy on smartphones and tvs to Wikileaks ... The Cubs came back to beat the Brewers ... the White Sox lost in New York ... and it's do or die tonight for the Blackhawks in Nashville ... There's a chance of rain this morning. Otherwise, it'll be breezy and near 70 degrees.
Trump: CIA Russian Hacking Report "Ridiculous" - News With Mary DixonThe CIA's concluded that Russia tipped the electoral scale for Donald Trump. President Obama, Democrats and some Republicans are calling for further investigation; President-elect Trump calls it ridiculous. He's also waving off daily intelligence briefings, and says his executives and children will run his business instead of putting his assets into a blind trust. Chinese leaders have serious concerns about Trump's latest comments on re-considering the US policy on One China ... The first big snowstorm of the year has passed over us, dumping nearly 11-inches of snow at McHenry and causing some residual delays at Chicago's airports ... Bob Dylan didn't attend, but thanked the Swedish Academy for considering his work as literature as they held the awards ceremony for Dylan's Nobel Prize over the weekend ... The Bears lost to the Lions ... the Blackhawks beat the Stars ... It'll be partly sunny with temperatures in the mid-20s before the Polar Vortex moves in ...

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