Illinois is one step closer
to legalizing medical marijuana, thanks to a 35-21 vote by the
Illinois Senate Friday.
A new audit issued by the Illinois Auditor General Tuesday reveals that most of the state's road fund during eight of the last 10 fiscal years has not gone to direct road construction costs, such as maintenance and repairs.
Costs to institute a concealed carry law in Illinois are estimated to reach $25 million, according to Illinois State Police Lt. Darrin Clark.
The Chicago Police Department appears to be taking advantage of a city ordinance that lets the department deputize and bring in outside police forces for the NATO summit.
The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking a federal investigation of
possible discrimination in the way Illinois state police handle
searches during traffic stops.