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New Law Expands Background Checks For Student TeachersWhen education majors return to Illinois colleges and universities in the new year, they'll have to submit to sweeping criminal background checks before student teaching.
Dart Seeking Authority To Seize Guns When FOID Cards RevokedCook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Thursday that a former top aide, now serving in the Illinois Senate, will sponsor legislation allowing police to confiscate guns from homes of people who have lost their state permit.

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