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Ill. Drivers Still Risking Tickets to Talk on Cellphones

“There’s really a big misconception where drivers feel as long as the phone’s not up to their ear, they’re abiding by the law” – ISP Trooper Calvin Dye, Jr.

03/16/2015

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At Least 15 Vehicles Involved in Wrecks on Bridge

Illinois State Police say the accidents happened Thursday morning, causing lengthy delays during rush hour. Authorities say five separate accidents occurred.

03/05/2015

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Tanker Truck Crash Closes I-57 Near Champaign

Illinois State Police say detours were set up Sunday morning

02/01/2015

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Two East St. Louis Men Arrested, Wanted in Connection to College Student’s Death

DeSmet graduate and Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Robert Christman was shot Jan. 11 along Washington Avenue.

01/27/2015

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Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000

Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.

01/16/2015

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Two Killed in Monroe County, Ill. Crash

State police say head-on collision happened south of Hecker, Saturday night

01/11/2015

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3-Year-Old Boy Dies from Serious Injuries in Gillespie

Police say the child was injured Saturday afternoon while he was being taken care of by a friend of his mother.

01/06/2015

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Three Killed in Ill. Train Collision Before Halloween Parade

Three people were killed in a SUV-train collision in Vandalia.

10/30/2014

Illinois State Police District 13 trooper who located vehicle containing abducted child on October 24, 2014 (Illinois State Police photo)

Abducted Child Found Safe In Southern Illinois

Illinois State Police director praises quick action of police after Amber Alert was issued.

10/25/2014

The Kyle Deatherage family (photo provided by family)

Trucker Gets Probation For Ill. Trooper’s Death

Kyle Deatherage’s family was consulted before plea bargain reached.

10/09/2014

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