Boyd has been pushing for more St. Louis police officers, though some of his colleagues tabled a bill that called for 160 new officers.
St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.
The Republican governor delivered a rare speech to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday. He said the city’s agenda for fixing its fiscal issues cannot be separate from the state’s own reform efforts. He says it will require shared sacrifice and asked council members to work with him.
Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
Phoenix-bound flight diverted to St. Louis over “security concerns”.