Illinois State Police
Hunters will get to use Illinois State Police firing ranges to test fire and sight their shotguns in anticipation of deer hunting season.
Illinois State Police say a car heading north on Interstate 55 was struck from behind by a cargo van around 5:20 a.m. Friday.
Illinois State Police anticipate 400,000 applications for concealed-carry permits in year one.
Illinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors most from northern Illinois have been approved to train them.
Authorities say Justin D. DeRyke, 22, of Watson, Ill. has been arrested for the murder of Willow Long.
At a press conference Thursday announcing the capture and charges of more than 58 people, Kelly said the area is “in a state of lawlessness.”
Authorities say foul play is suspected.
Police arrived at a Chili’s restaurant just before 9:30 last night on N. Illinois St. in Fairview Heights. Witnesses there said three masked men, two armed with guns, entered the restaurant.
Washington Park Police Department may disband in hopes to save money.
The former Illinois State Trooper Matt Mitchell is seeking to regain his driving privileges after a deadly crash in 2007.