ILLINOIS -- The state could be the first to phase out something used in many facial cleansers and soaps.
COLES COUNTY -- Officials say synthetic drugs are officially banned.
SAN DIEGO, CA -- A state lawmaker hopes to ban orca shows from SeaWorld San Diego.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in some areas of the city.
CHAMPAIGN -- While tanning salons may not be happy about a change to illinois law. this business owner says she's looking forward to it.
BLOOMINGTON -- Teens won't be able to wander the mall on weekend nights anymore.
SPRINGFIELD -- Starting January 1, 2014, teens won't be able to use electronic cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Senate narrowly approved a bill banning hand-held cellphones behind the wheel.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill banning tanning for teens is making its way to Governor Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill to ban tanning for teens is moving onto the Senate.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers want you to put your cellphone down behind the wheel.
SPRINGFIELD -- A state lawmaker is pushing to ban teens from tanning beds.
SPRINGFIELD -- Local communities still get to make their own rules about plastic shopping bags.
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SPRINGFIELD -- Teens and tanning salons, no longer mix.
SPRINGFIELD -- Gun sales have spiked since the Colorado movie theater massacre, but that could change if Governor Quinn gets his way.
LONGVIEW -- Officials have imposed a burn ban on residents because of the extreme heat.
SPRINGFIELD -- Dry weather is putting emergency crews on high alert.
COLES COUNTY -- All fire departments and fire protection districts in the county have issued an EMERGENCY BAN on open burning due to extremely high heat and humidity over the next few days.
SPRINGFIELD-- Cellphones are already banned near schools and constructions zones, but now state leaders want to take it a step further.