Public Safety Agencies Beginning To Use DronesA seven alarm fire in Gurnee and a police chase through a cornfield in Tinley Park last week had something in common.
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Drones Used To Deliver Drugs To Prison YardsOf all the ways to use a drone.
Drones Pose New Contraband, Smuggling Challenge For PrisonsWily inmates and their associates on the outside are deploying drones to deliver drugs, cellphones, and other contraband to prison yards, leaving prison guards and correctional authorities trying to decide how to deal with the new technology.
FAA To Begin Requiring Registration Of DronesIf someone in your family finds a drone under the Christmas tree this year, they'll need to know about a new FAA requirement.
City Council Panel OKs Drone RestrictionsThe Aviation Committee hearing at City Hall could include a drone flying over the heads of aldermen and staffers as they discuss possible restrictions on recreational and hobby drone users.
State Sets Up Task Force To Recommend Drone Rules
FAA Calls For Nearly $2 Million Fine Against Drone Company SkyPanCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos has more on the unprecedented lawsuit.
Aldermen Propose Restrictions On Flying Drones In Chicago Two key aldermen proposed limits on the operations of drones in Chicago at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Board Delays Vote To Require Permits To Fly Drones In Chicago ParksEnthusiast Christopher Morrison spotted the agenda item and told the board a response so simplistic could do more harm than good, prompting some to fly drones over residential neighborhoods, through back yards or in other places that could be deemed inappropriate.
Park District Might Require Permits To Fly Drones In ParksAccording to a copy of the proposal, while Park District officials acknowledge flying drones is a popular hobby, and also has practical business purposes, it might “also pose potential risks to children, families and individuals who visit Park District property.”
Illinois State Police Get Federal Approval To Use DronesThe police agency announced Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized what it calls its Unmanned Aircraft System program. The announcement says the program "is not being implemented for surveillance purposes."