Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

HB 3029 Allows the notice of a release of a prisoner that had a felony charge to be emailed to the state's attorney, sheriff, etc.

HB 3038 Parents/guardians cannot be sued for eavesdropping on electronic communications of minors in their care 

HB 3061 Allows convicted criminals to petition the courts to seal the records of a variety of non-violent crimes

HB 3172 Removes state's attorneys from the list of parties that can object to a continuance in a case involving a minor

SB 0039 If someone is arrested for a violent crime the judge can confiscate their passport if granted bail 

SB 1005 Creates harsher sentences for criminals accused of using electronic communications to create flash mobs

SB 1006 Requires law enforcement to tape juveniles during interrogations relating to certain violent crimes

SB 1170 Prohibits owning poached or illegally taken animals or parts of animals if it is illegal to take the animal in the jurisdiction it was taken from

SB 1192 Allows the Department of Juvenile Justice to provide aftercare services offered by the pilot program to paroled juveniles statewide

SB 1609 Includes threatening a human service provider under the offense of threatening a public official

SB 1620 Makes it illegal to wantonly waste or destroy usable meat from game animals

SB 1735 Increases the penalty for driving on a revoked or suspended license and causing an accident that causes bodily harm

SB 1814 Adds child abduction involving luring of a child to the list of offenses for which evidence of the prior commission of that offense or other enumerated offenses may be introduced at trial to prove a propensity of the accused

SB 1843 Clarifies how probation fees are collected when a case is transferred from one jurisdiction to another

SB 1849 Requires alleged drunken drivers who are in an accident that causes death or injury to cover the cost of blood tests up to $500

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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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    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

    July 21, 2014

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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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