2nd state trooper in 3 days killed in Illinois highway crash

U.S. 03/30/19, 12:04

An Illinois State Police trooper was killed early Saturday when a wrong-way driver struck his squad car, the third death of a state trooper this year and second in three days. The driver of the other vehicle also was killed, acting Illinois State Police director Brendan Kelly said. The driver wasn't ...

Illinois state trooper hit by truck, killed in Freeport

U.S. 03/28/19, 20:05

An Illinois State Police trooper was killed Thursday when she was struck by a truck during a traffic stop, the second trooper to die that way this year. Trooper Brooke Jones-Story was killed in the crash that occurred on Route 20 near Route 75 in Freeport, state police officials said. Jones-Story ...

Records: 75 percent revoked Illinois gun licenses ignored

U.S. 02/22/19, 10:23

Police say that of the people who received gun license revocations last year in Illinois, more than 75 percent ignored the notices. Illinois State Police issued a report late Thursday in response to questions about the gunman who fatally shot five co-workers at a suburban Chicago warehouse last week. The man used ...

Update: Police: Aurora gunman lied to get firearm card

U.S. 02/19/19, 13:39

The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local):12:35 a.m.Illinois State Police say a man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse lied about his criminal history in 2014 to obtain a card from the agency that allowed him to ...

Update: Midwest winter storm turns deadly on roads

U.S. 01/12/19, 15:35

The Latest on a winter storm sweeping across parts of the Midwest this weekend (all times local):2:35 p.m.The Illinois State Police says that troopers along the Mississippi River across from St. Louis have responded to more than 100 traffic collisions during the winter storm that's rolling through the Midwest.Trooper John ...

Update: 2nd guard didn’t hear officer say to drop gun

U.S. 11/14/18, 15:52

The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a suburban Chicago police officer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A security guard at a suburban Chicago bar where a black co-worker was fatally shot by a white police officer says he never heard the officer order the other man to drop ...

State Police: Witnesses say security guard wouldn’t drop gun

U.S. 11/14/18, 10:41

State investigators say witnesses reported that a police officer repeatedly ordered a man to drop his gun before he was fatally shot outside a suburban Chicago bar where he worked as a security guard.Illinois State Police released a statement about the early Sunday shooting that killed 26-year-old Jemel Roberson. The ...

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