August 18, 2014

Obama Sending Attorney General Holder To Missouri

President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.

August 18, 2014

Quinn: No Plans To Halt Vehicle Searches

Governor Pat Quinn doesn't have plans to unilaterally halt consent searches by the state police he oversees.  But Quinn said he's not dimissing a report that indicates racial profiling is still concern in traffic stops.

Handguns for purchase at Capitol City Arms Supply in Springfield, IL
(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
August 18, 2014

22 States Honor Illinois’ Concealed Carry Permit

Officials say more states are recognizing Illinois' concealed carry permit.  They include surrounding states, most of the Midwest and parts of the West and South.

A protestor in front on a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 16, 2014

Gov Declares Emergency, Imposes Curfew In Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.

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