St. Louis County Releases Disaster Plan for West Lake LandfillIf radiation were detected, some nearby residents would be urged to evacuate, and others would be urged to take shelter in their homes.
Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body CamerasGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's ProtestWhat began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage IncreaseAfter Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.
More Details on Redevelopment Expected at Crestwood Mall Open HouseUrbanStreet Group is putting together a mixed-use plan, with retail, restaurants, a movie theater, apartment buildings and parks.
Ill. State Rep. Launches Petition to Keep Shooting Complex OpenState Representative Jerry Costello II has launched a petition drive for taxpayers to voice their support for keeping the shooting complex open that's located in Sparta, Illinois.
Missouri Lawmakers OK Office to Advocate for Military BasesA measure that would create a new office to coordinate Missouri's efforts to retain military bases is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk.
Mother, Aunt in Staged Kidnapping Set for Thursday Court HearingAuthorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.
St. Charles Co. School Safety Plan Includes Bullet Resistant Windows, Security CamerasOther ideas, like police officers in every school, deemed too costly.
Illinois to Decide on Essential Health BenefitsAs the presidential election focuses on President Barack Obama's national health care overhaul, Illinois has been inching toward implementing the law.
Joplin Unveils Tornado Anniversary Plans A community walk through Joplin's tornado-ravaged neighborhoods will mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly May 22 tornado.
Quinn Hopes For Gambling Expansion in 2012The governor says he sticks by his framework for a scaled-down gambling expansion plan that calls for five new casinos, but does not allow slot machines at race tracks.

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