New Illinois Law Bars Gun Ownership Over Restraining OrdersThe Republican governor signed the bill Friday.
Advocates Urge Illinoisans to Comment on Health Plan RatesIllinois insurers want higher premiums for next year because they have taken significant financial losses under the health law.
Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in IllinoisMarijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
New Missouri Law Will Require Review of Welfare RollsNixon said he won't sign the measure, but he's not vetoing it.
Nixon Signs Deadly Force Bill, New Sentencing GuidelinesMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday signed a bill that brings Missouri's law on deadly force into compliance with a Supreme Court ruling from more than 30 years ago.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
Senate Panel: No Evidence of Planned Parenthood Tissue SalesPlanned Parenthood has vehemently denied it ever sold fetal tissue.
St. Louis County Man Accused of Wounding OfficerPolice say Williams, 24, fired at the officer, wounding him twice, before the officer returned fire.
New Missouri Law Shields Those Who Rescue Kids From Hot CarsGov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed the legislation into law. It took effect immediately.
Rauner Extends Medical Marijuana to Add PTSD, Terminal IllnessIllinois' medical marijuana pilot program got its start under former Gov. Pat Quinn and continued under Rauner.
Auditor: Pine Lawn Pocketed Money From Traffic Fines Last YearWhen you drive through Pine Lawn on I-70 you usually see a police car taking radar or pulling someone over.
Personal Firework Shows Banned in IllinoisViolating the Illinois Explosives Act can be a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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