More Ideas to Restrict Sex Offenders

More Ideas to Restrict Sex Offenders

Illinois lawmakers are considering pieces of legislation to fill in gaps in the state’s sex offender laws. One measure would require convicted sex offenders who lose their jobs to update their registration with state police. Another would ban sex offenders from attending county fairs. They would, however, still be allowed to attend the state fair. Both measures were introduced after lawmakers said they encountered holes in the current statutes. In one case, charges against a sex offender were dismissed in McLean County because of ambiguity over when people had to report a change in employment. The proposal related to county fairs came at the request of officials in Whiteside County.


Recent Headlines

in Local

Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

in Local

Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

in Local

Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

in Local

SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

in Local

Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.