Illinois State Police
The Illinois State Police are in hopes that using the aircrafts can help to survey traffic, accidents and disseminate information faster to clear roads.
But, agency isn’t calling them drones, because they won’t be used for surveillance.
“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.
Illinois State Police say the accidents happened Thursday morning, causing lengthy delays during rush hour. Authorities say five separate accidents occurred.
Illinois State Police say detours were set up Sunday morning
DeSmet graduate and Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Robert Christman was shot Jan. 11 along Washington Avenue.
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.
State police say head-on collision happened south of Hecker, Saturday night
Police say the child was injured Saturday afternoon while he was being taken care of by a friend of his mother.
Three people were killed in a SUV-train collision in Vandalia.