Illinois State Police
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.
Man charged with driving into a secured crime scene and hitting officers.
Illinois State Police narcotics agents received a tip that a truck believed to be carrying drugs was heading toward Chicago
“I do think we should revisit the issue of alcohol and guns,” he said. “You don’t want someone with a weapon loaded who’s drinking too much.”