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NEWTOWN, CT - DECEMBER 14: Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. According to reports, there are more than 20 dead, most children, after a gunman opened fire in at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The shooter was also killed. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Proactivity Praised In Illinois School Safety Summit

“Violence actually peaked around the late eighties (or) early nineties,” said Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.


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Illinois Officials to Hold School Safety Summit

Gov. Pat Quinn scheduled the school safety summit in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting.


Cars are blurred as they pass by a darkened Flatiron Building in a section of Manhattan still in a blackout following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. The storm has claimed at least 40 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Illinois Emergency Personnel Headed To New York City

The staffers are local-level personnel who were briefed and processed this morning at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s operations center.


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Don’t Forget About Fido! Officials Promote Emergency Planning for Pets

That’s the message in a new series of radio ads from the state of Illinois.


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FEMA Denies Aid Again to Southern Illinois

Illinois Emergency Management Agency director Jonathon Monken says the state’s next step is to seek low-interest loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration.



Illinois to Partake in Earthquake Drill

It’s April 28 and called “The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.”


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Illinois To Receive Federal Aid in Storm Recovery

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency says Gov. Pat Quinn’s request for federal aid for storm expenses has been approved.


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Illinois, Federal Officials to Review Blizzard Costs

The meeting of authorities from the Illinois and federal emergency management agencies could help prompt Washington to help local governments pay for cleanup.


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