Emergency Management

Missouri Flooding

Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River Towns

Downstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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Controversial State Police Director Steps Aside

The young head of the state police force, who was criticized for his lack of experience, will now head the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.