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Ruling highlights double standard of protection for elected officials in IL over defamation claims

Andrew Burger Jul. 29, 2016, 5:42pm

A recent appellate court ruling highlights the special status state law confers on those who hold elected public office, and use that office to level claims against opponents and critics - even if those assertions may be considered defamatory if they had been uttered by a private citizen.

FAA: Privately owned drone aircraft must be registered before they are flown

Emma Gallimore Jan. 16, 2016, 12:34pm

The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring that privately owned drone aircraft weighing up to 55 pounds be registered before they are flown.