FAA Looks to Set Drone Regulations for Public SafetyA Flight for Life spokesperson is calling on drone users to be more responsible on their own until FAA regulations are in place.
Insurance Company Drones Could Follow Next Big Storm In St. LouisLiberty Mutual plans to begin using drones to survey damage later this year.
Illinois State Police Launch Drone ProgramBut, agency isn't calling them drones, because they won't be used for surveillance.
State Farm Plans to Use Drones to Examine Insurance ClaimsFlying will be done by trained pilots, not the claims adjustors.
FAA Probing Plane's Emergency Illinois LandingThe Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.
White House Weighs-In On Ferguson Airspace BanThe White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.
Police Chief Denies Seeking Media Flight Bans Over FergusonSt. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said it was not a decision that originated with police.
AP Exclusive: Ferguson No-Fly Zone Aimed at MediaThe U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street protests.
State Farm Wants Drone Use ApprovalIllinois-based insurer would use emerging technology for natural disaster response
Durbin Calls For Probe Into Chicago Air Control FireU.S. Senator from Illinois wants to know if there was a security breach that led to crippling of two airports
FAA: Airplane Makes Emergency Landing In Omaha A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said.
UPDATE: FAA Lifts Flights Restrictions Near FergusonThe airport director says there have been no reports of any shots fired at aircraft and the move is strictly a precaution.