Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas EveCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.
McCain, King Resolution Calls For Pardoning Boxer Sen. John McCain and Rep. Peter King again are pushing a congressional resolution urging a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, who became the world's first black heavyweight champion a century ago.
Doors' Jim Morrison Posthumously Pardoned For Indecent ExposureJim Morrison was posthumously pardoned Thursday for a 1969 indecent exposure conviction in Florida, a move a woman who said she was married to The Doors lead singer called a cheap political ploy.