Illinois State Police approved to begin using drones

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois State Police have gotten the okay to start using drones. The unmanned missions would help record information from traffic crashes and crime scenes.

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the use on Friday. State police say they've spent the past two years coming up with a program to use drones safety and go along with all rules and laws now in place.