Illinois: faster Amber Alerts via higher tech

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0304250220apr25,1,7255755.story?coll=chi%2Dnewslocal%2Dhed Illinois soon will begin using the technology that alerts the public to major storms and emergencies to get out faster word of Amber Alerts on child abductions, Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Thursday. Through a partnership with the Illinois Broadcasters Association and the National Weather Service, media outlets will receive Amber Alerts from the Emergency Alert System--the one that interrupts radio and TV broadcasts with bulletins . . .

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