Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

HB 0821 When a court issues a certification of innocence it must also enter an expungment order with the state police

HB 0827 Requires state's attorneys to notify victims and their family members of their rights to testify at sentencing hearings

HB 0830 Allows default fees to include court costs

HB 0958 Increases the penalties for domestic battery if the defendant has prior convictions

HB 1063 Prosecution for certain sex crimes involving minor victims may commence at any time if corroborating physical evidence is available or a mandated reporter failed to report the crime

HB 1199 Prohibits using electronic tracking devices on vehicles without the consent of the owner or a legitimate law enforcement purpose

HB 1309 Increases the penalty for assault if one audio or video records the assault with the intent of disseminating the recording

HB 2404 Makes "minors" persons 17 and under instead of 16 and under for the purposes of delinquency and criminal records

HB 2471 Requires child sex slave victims' names, initials or descriptions to be disclosed in court records

HB 2590 Employers can seek an order of protection to protect an employee

HB 2647 Possession of each individual item of child pornography counts as a separate violation; allows judicial discretion on sentencing for child pornography involving minors over the age of 13

HB 2893 Creates a Crimes Against Police Advisory whenever a police officer is injured, killed or missing as a tool to locate the suspect or officer

HB 2905 Increases the penalty for unlawful clouding of title

HB 3010 Allows for second chance probation under the criminal code for those who are convicted of a drug charge and it is their first offense; this does not apply to violent offenders or crimes of deceptive practice or fraud

HB 3011 Removes statue of limitation for residential arson Criminal Law

HB 3023 Restricts child sex offenders from loitering within 500 feet of a publicly accessible playground on private property

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    In the story "Eagle Scout rebuilds Illini Trail bridge" (July 18), the carpenter who helped on the project was Doug Martin, not Doug Hall.

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  • Findlay Walleye Festival begins Friday A variety of entertainment for the whole family beckons visitors to the annual Findlay Walleye Festival this weekend.The Festival begins at 4 p.m. Friday evening with music by Jim Allen and Country Classics with Kelsey Beard and Curt Wooters, followe

    July 21, 2014

  • Art Show to feature young artists Emerging young artists from Millikin and the immediate Shelbyville area will open their show of work at Flourishes Gallery and Studios in downtown Shelbyville on Saturday afternoon, July 26 from 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to view and visit with

    July 21, 2014

  • School Board approves engineering, bonds resolutions for HVAC system With $3.205 million in bonds sold, the Shelbyville Board of Education approved and signed the resolution providing for the issuance of the bonds to begin work toward the new HVAC system at the High School building.David Pistorius of First Midstate In

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    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Keselowski completes New Hampshire Sweep Brad Keselowski was the man to beat all weekend in New Hampshire. Keselowski pulled off a near perfect run to win the race in New Hampshire on Sunday.The Team Penske driver, who also won the Nationwide race Saturday at the 1.058-mile oval, led a race

    July 17, 2014

  • Animal Control presents municipal agreement plan Shelby County communities will be paying for animal control services according to a proposed agreement between the municipalities and the county.County animal control officer Brad Hudson presented the plan to the County Board for approval. The plan w

    July 17, 2014

  • BCCH Baseball Meeting The Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick Jr. High and High School Baseball Teams will have an organizational meeting Tuesday/ July 22 at the Beecher City Grade School. Jr. High meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. High School meeting will be at 6:00 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

  • Beecher City Corn Fest set for July 26 Fresh roasted sweet corn, from Schottman’s of Effingham, will be just one of the highlights of Beecher City Corn Fest, slated Saturday, July 26 at Community Park. This is the second annual event and much more is planned this year. The day kicks off w

    July 17, 2014

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    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

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