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State creates database for police to quickly sort and search information on illegal guns

By: Annie Sweeney & Jeremy Gorner | June 29, 2022 Illinois law enforcement leaders fighting a surge in gun violence announced Wednesday the launch of a searchable database they say will allow departments to more quickly access information on how illegal firearms are moving around the state. The Crime Gun Connect platform, available to law […]

Illinois launches statewide gun trace database to combat illegal firearm trafficking

Crime Gun Connect will compile data about weapons from departments across the state.


Health News Illinois | June 28, 2022 The Illinois Attorney General’s office has reached an agreement in principle on the financial terms of a settlement with opioid-maker Teva that would provide up to $4.3 billion to participating state and local governments over 13 years. Continue reading on Health News Illinois

Illinois AG joins coalition reiterating abortion rights

By: Ben Singson | June 27, 2022 A coalition of 22 attorneys general, including Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, are reaffirming their commitment to providing abortion access. The group issued a statement Monday in light of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that there was no constitutional right to abortion. “Regardless of the decision in Dobbs, […]

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