• ISP and NRA disagree on efficiency of state website

    by  • December 13, 2013

    The Illinois State Police are launching a new website that’s supposed to speed up the application process for a concealed carry license. According to the state police, the site will help applicants get familiar with the fees, forms, and training requirements for the license ahead of the electronic application becoming available on Jan. 5,...

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    Springfield children’s home remains under investigation

    by  • December 13, 2013

    A Springfield facility that houses children and young adults with developmental disabilities says it has drawn up a plan to correct problems identified by state investigators. Illinois child welfare officials and Springfield police have been investigating allegations of abuse and neglect at Hope Institute for Children and Families since November. No details have been...

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