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.”
Humboldt Park Residents Ask Park District To Deny Riot Fest A PermitA group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year's festival.
Indiana Approves Controversial 'Career Specialist' Teaching PermitThe Indiana State Board of Education has stirred a lively debate after opening the door for those without teacher’s licenses to get jobs teaching high school classes.
East Dundee Considers New Fees For Video Gambling MachinesThe Village Board’s decision to overturn the ban on video gambling in 2012 is proving to be a boon for both the businesses that carry the machines and northwest suburban East Dundee itself.
Illinois State Police Mail First Wave Of Concealed-Carry PermitsAbout 46,000 applications have been received so far, police said, putting the state on track to receive nearly 300,000 applications this year -- about 100,000 fewer than the agency's original projections.
Cook County Leads Concealed-Carry Permit ApplicationsAlmost one in four of the roughly 23,000 Illinois residents who have applied for concealed carry permits live in Cook County.
Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week's EndAfter listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.
Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week's EndAfter listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.
Applicants Line Up For Event PermitsThe race is on this morning for the first Special Events Permit of the new year.

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