- Police react as Chicago gun violence spills onto expressways Updated: May-27-16 3:42 pm
CHICAGO - The violence gripping many Chicago neighborhoods is apparently spilling onto its roads, and police will be out in force over Memorial Day weekend amid a spike in expressway shootings.
- Suspect in deadly St. Louis carjacking killed by police Updated: May-26-16 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON PARK, Illinois - A man sought in the fatal shooting of a woman during a carjacking in which the suspects threw an infant from the vehicle has been shot and killed by police in Illinois.
- Lawmakers pass plan limiting mentally ill from owning guns Updated: May-25-16 11:32 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois lawmakers have approved a measure designed to prevent people with mental disabilities from owning guns.
- ATV crashes kill youths in Clark, McHenry counties Updated: May-24-16 2:55 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.
- State Police announces traffic safety initiative Updated: May-23-16 10:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois State Police have joined a national initiative aimed at reducing fatalities on highways.
- 2-year-old K9 'Hawk' is newest Carlinville police officer Updated: May-16-16 10:53 pm
CARLINVILLE, Illinois - A quadruped named "Hawk" is the newest member of the Carlinville Police Department.
- Illinois police shooting suspect killed after weeklong hunt Updated: May-16-16 5:51 pm
ST. LOUIS - A suspect in a police officer's shooting who was shot and killed in southern Illinois after a search of more than a week managed to evade capture by hiding in a sparsely populated national forest where he had once lived, a county sheriff said Monday.
- Police: 2 people found dead inside SUV on Chicago expressway Updated: May-15-16 1:28 pm
CHICAGO - Authorities say two people were found fatally shot inside an SUV on a Chicago area highway.
- Police still searching for Illinois police shooting suspect Updated: May-13-16 10:44 am
MITCHELLSVILLE, Illinois - Authorities in central Illinois have found the pickup truck that was allegedly stolen by a man suspected of shooting a police officer in the arm last weekend.
- Decatur woman killed in crash related to officer's shooting Updated: May-08-16 5:18 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - A fatal collision between an Illinois state trooper and a 26-year-old woman has been linked to a police pursuit of a suspect in an officer's shooting earlier that night.
- Officer shoots suspect on Mississippi River bridge Updated: May-05-16 10:01 am
ST. LOUIS - Illinois State Police are investigating after a St. Louis-area police officer shot a female suspect on a Mississippi River bridge.
- Troopers step up highway enforcement for prom, graduation Updated: Apr-30-16 9:53 am
ELGIN, Illinois - Troopers with the Illinois State Police in District 2 have a reminder for young drivers during prom and graduation season.