Poacher Gets Unique Sentence, Jailed Only In Hunting SeasonThe man, who pleaded guilty to poaching a white-tailed deer in October, will spend every weekend of hunting season in jail for the next five years.
Illinois Warns Hunters to Stay Safe this Opening WeekendDeer season kicks off this weekend in Illinois and the state's Department of Natural Resources is urging hunters to make safety a priority.
Authorities: Woman Dies After Falling From Tree StandCoroner Andy Davis identified the woman as 45-year-old Mary Eaton, of Herculaneum.
Bobcat Hunting Opponents Seek Permits to Curb Illinois CullSome people who want to reduce the number of bobcats killed in Illinois have applied for hunting permits in Illinois with no intention of using them.
Missouri Bans Feral Hog Hunting on Conservation LandConservation officials say the ban's goal is to completely eradicate the feral hogs, which multiply rapidly and do extensive damage to land, water and habitat.
Feral Hog Population Rising in MissouriMost are in southern Missouri, but some have been caught in the St. Louis region.
About 11K Deer Killed During Alternative Weapons SeasonThe statewide total during the alternative season was six fewer than last year.
Illinois Wants Your Deer's Head This Hunting SeasonThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources is testing for chronic wasting disease.
Hunters Being Asked To Help Find Missing PersonsMissing woman's husband wants hunters to recognize, document possible evidence.
Illinois Task Force To Develop Rules for DronesThey plan to create new laws regarding drone use by citizens and law enforcement.
Bobcats Beware: New Hunting Law Passed in IllinoisBobcat hunting season will be open in Illinois from November 1 to February 15.
Missouri Considers Shortened Deer Hunting SeasonThe state agency proposes a nine-day fall firearms season each November starting in 2016. The current fall season lasts 11 days.