Illinois State Police

Willow Long's body was discovered near her Illinois hometown in September days after hundreds of volunteers scoured the area searching for the missing 7 year old.

Willow Long’s Mom Pleads Guilty to Obstruction

The mother of a 7-year-old Illinois girl who authorities say was stabbed to death by her uncle was sentenced to 120 days in jail.

01/29/2014

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Ill. Concealed Carry Applications To Begin Sunday

However, it could be months before applicants are allowed to actually carry the firearms.

01/04/2014

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IL Drivers Shouldn’t Be “Ringing In” New Year on Cells

A cell phone call could be costly for some Illinois drivers this New Year. Fines are up to a judge but can range from $60 to $140.

01/02/2014

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Illinois State Police Ready For Concealed Carry Law

Permit applications will be available online January 5, 2014.

12/30/2013

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Illinois: Cell Phone Driving Ban Takes Effect Jan 1st

With the New Year comes Illinois’ new ban on using hand-held electronic devices behind the wheel.

12/30/2013

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Concealed Carry Applications Open For Illinois Instructors

Illinois State Police expect their website will be used to process more than 400,000 applications next year.

12/18/2013

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18-Year-Old Found Shot Dead in East St. Louis

The Belleville News-Democrat reports Roman Brooks was found in snow and a pool of blood early Friday.

12/06/2013

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Man Sought in East St. Louis Killing Surrenders

Authorities say a 25-year-old mother of two was found last Saturday after she’d been repeatedly stabbed in her apartment.

12/04/2013

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Illinois Safety Checks in December

Illinois State Police say you may encounter safety checks on roads in Madison and St Clair Counties during the month of December.

11/28/2013

Trooper Kyle Deatherage died Nov. 26 after being struck on I-55 by a semi truck.  He had been an Illinois State trooper since May 2009.

ISP Launches Safety Crackdown in Honor of Kyle Deatherage

On the one year anniversary of a state trooper’s death, Illinois State Police announced a 24/7 initiative to crackdown on crime on state roads.

11/26/2013

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