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.
Illinois Officials to Hold School Safety SummitGov. Pat Quinn scheduled the school safety summit in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting.
Illinois Emergency Personnel Headed To New York CityThe staffers are local-level personnel who were briefed and processed this morning at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency's operations center.
Don't Forget About Fido! Officials Promote Emergency Planning for PetsThat's the message in a new series of radio ads from the state of Illinois.
FEMA Denies Aid Again to Southern IllinoisIllinois 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 DrillIt's April 28 and called "The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut."
Illinois To Receive Federal Aid in Storm RecoveryThe Illinois Emergency Management Agency says Gov. Pat Quinn's request for federal aid for storm expenses has been approved.
Illinois, Federal Officials to Review Blizzard CostsThe meeting of authorities from the Illinois and federal emergency management agencies could help prompt Washington to help local governments pay for cleanup.