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Two Concealed Carry Instructors Decertified After Complaints

Illinois State Police received complaints in January from the public alleging the instructors were awarding certificates to students who had not completed the required 16 hours of training required by law.

03/18/2014

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Coast Guard Prepares For More Rescues On Icy Lake

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard station at Calumet Harbor have been training today for what they expect will be an increase in lake rescues in a season that’s already seen more people on the ice or in the water than usual.

02/27/2014

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State Police OK Instructors For Concealed Carry Training

Illinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors — most from northern Illinois — have been approved to train them.

09/24/2013

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Expanded Safe Passage Program To Be Ready For First Day Of School

City officials were putting the finishing touches on the new Safe Passage routes for Chicago Public Schools students, and said they’re ready for the first day of class a week from Monday.

08/16/2013

Shamekia Goodwin-Badger, a Wheeling police officer, died after becoming ill during a training session. (Photo from Wheeling Police)

Wheeling Cop Dies After Collapsing During Training

Shamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years

07/29/2013

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McCarthy Criticizes Training Requirement In Concealed Carry Measure

Chicago’s top cop said Monday the concealed carry legislation approved by state lawmakers last week should have mandated more training before a person can carry a concealed fiream.

WBBM Newsradio–06/03/2013

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Unemployment Rate Dips, But Some Still Looking For Work

Employers hired 146,000 workers last month, nearly twice as many as analysts expected, dropping the jobless rate to 7.7 percent. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

12/07/2012

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Illinois Fire Service Institute Receives Grant For Training School

The Illinois Fire Service Institute’s hands-on training school for teens and young adults has received a $65,000 state grant.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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Training Program Educates First Responders On People With Autism

Illinois firefighters and paramedics may soon know how to better help autistic people during emergencies.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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Thousands Of Cops Receive Extra Training For NATO/G8 Summits

Police are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Hustle Up The Hancock Training

Insurance Company Team Trains Hard For Hustle Up The Hancock

It’s almost time for the Hustle up the Hancock, and this year, the Respiratory Health Association hopes to raise more than $1 million for local lung disease research and programs.

CBS 2–02/03/2012

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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Begins Training New Police Officers

For the first time in nearly three years, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police will be getting 26 new officers, as the department figures a way around belt-tightening.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Police officers respond to a simulated bank robbery during a high-tech training session at the Homeland Security Educaiton Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. (Credit: CBS)

High-Tech Center Helps Cops Train For Counter-Terrorism

It looked and sounded like the real deal – police officers shooting in the middle of a street during a terror plot gone wrong. Fortunately, it was just a training session.

CBS 2–08/17/2011

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Aldermen Experience The Tough Job Of Firefighting

Some Chicago aldermen got a chance to walk a mile in the shoes of firefighters Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

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McCarthy: Police Already Preparing For G8 Summit

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he is wasting no time in preparing his police force for next year’s G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

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Child Care Workers Must Take SUID, SIDS Prevention Training

Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday signed legislation that aims to increase the safety of infant and newborn.

07/06/2011