- Illinois trooper honored for rescue of man in submerged car Updated: Aug-03-15 5:05 am
FAIRFIELD, Illinois - An Illinois state trooper is being honored with the agency's Medal of Honor for rescuing a McLeansboro man from a car that had plunged into a flooded drainage ditch last year.
- Tornados hits Illinois towns but no significant injuries Updated: Jul-17-15 3:58 pm
CAMERON, Illinois - At least three tornadoes hit communities in the northwest corner of Illinois and the central part of the state late Thursday, causing extensive damage but no significant injuries, officials said.
- Police say rural Illinois tornado caused no major injuries Updated: Jul-17-15 10:56 am
CAMERON, Illinois - Authorities say they believe only two people suffered minor injuries when a tornado hit the small Illinois community of Cameron but emergency crews are continuing to search.
- Illinois State Police say arrest made in shooting of officer Updated: Jul-08-15 9:49 pm
MOUNDS, Illinois - Illinois State Police have announced the arrest of a teenager in the early morning shooting of a small town police officer in southern Illinois.
- Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help Updated: Jul-06-15 5:07 pm
CHICAGO - Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and left her stranded along a highway.
- Records: Man accused of pulling gun on trooper has record Updated: Jul-04-15 10:05 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Records show a man accused of firing shots at a state trooper allegedly pulled a gun on a Madison County deputy in 2001.