Illinois

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Flood Warning Issued for Clinton County

Kaskaskia River is above flood stage.

03/22/2015

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State Farm Plans to Use Drones to Examine Insurance Claims

Flying will be done by trained pilots, not the claims adjustors.

03/18/2015

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How Can Illinois Pay for Roads?

It’s time for state lawmakers to put together another construction program, says Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago), and he says though it’s needed, it won’t be easy to accomplish.

03/16/2015

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Illinois Now Accepting FOID Applications Online

Something that could only be done through snail mail until now.

03/16/2015

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Ill. Drivers Still Risking Tickets to Talk on Cellphones

“There’s really a big misconception where drivers feel as long as the phone’s not up to their ear, they’re abiding by the law” – ISP Trooper Calvin Dye, Jr.

03/16/2015

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HIPAA, Wiretapping Laws Pose Legal Questions for Nursing Home Cameras

The fact that the systems would be controlled over the Internet has also raised concerns about hackers.

03/09/2015

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Rep. Proposes Illinois Bring Back the Death Penalty

Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it’s time to bring it back.

03/06/2015

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Suspects at Large After Illinois Strip Club Shooting

It started as a fight between two women inside the Pink Slip Topless Club in Brooklyn. When two men joined in, the bouncer kicked them all outside – that’s when up to 15 shots were fired.

03/06/2015

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At Least 15 Vehicles Involved in Wrecks on Bridge

Illinois State Police say the accidents happened Thursday morning, causing lengthy delays during rush hour. Authorities say five separate accidents occurred.

03/05/2015

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Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing Homes

Rep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.

03/02/2015

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