Illinois lawmakers are considering a plan that would make it easier for police to get search warrants. A proposal in the state legislature would allow police and judges to talk over an online video chat. Currently most warrants have to be obtained in person.
Buying fuel can be a challenge for people with disabilities. Legislation awaiting action by the governor aims to make it easier. Illinois is making an effort to comply with federal disability law.
Illinois law says service stations are required to pump gas for people with disabilities. But in order to get that help, drivers have to honk or find some other way to get the attention of an attendant.
Ann Ford, with the Centers for Independent Living, says that can lead to frustration.