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Schererville woman killed in Bishop Ford accident

CHICAGO | A 64-year-old Schererville woman died Wednesday after her car was struck on the Bishop Ford Freeway by a tire that flew off of a vehicle being driven by a Hammond woman.

July 23, 2014 8:01 pm

Settlement reached in suit filed by exonerated Ill. men

CHICAGO | Attorneys for five men convicted and later cleared of the 1991 rape and murder of a suburban Chicago girl say they've reached a $40 million settlement with the Illinois State Police.

June 25, 2014 11:24 am

Fewer state troopers means $1.7M in ovetime at Illinois State Police

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois State Police paid more than $1.7 million more in overtime in the last fiscal year than in 2010 as budget cuts and a shrinking trooper headcount took their toll.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

1 seriously injured in hit-and-run on Kingery Expressway

CALUMET CITY | One person was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash late Tuesday on the Kingery Expressway, Illinois State Police said.

May 27, 2014 11:15 pm

Three wounded in random Dolton shooting

DOLTON | Two young men and a 12-year-old boy, enjoying the warm holiday weather with family and friends, were shot Monday morning.

May 26, 2014 4:15 pm

Dyer woman, 29, dies in Crete crash

CRETE | A Dyer woman was killed in a vehicle crash early Thursday in the intersection of Burville Road and Ill. 394, police said. 

February 27, 2014 4:21 pm

Semi rollover blocks I-294 ramp

A semi-truck crash blocked traffic on a ramp from Interstate 294 to Interstate 80 in Hazelcrest for more than an hour Thursday morning, according to Illinois State Police.

January 30, 2014 7:40 am
Lake-effect snow hammers region

Lake-effect snow hammers region

Lake-effect snow dumped up to 20 inches of snow in some parts of Northwest Indiana, clogging Lake County interstates for most of Tuesday. 

January 21, 2014 9:30 pm Photos



Illinois sees 11,000 concealed carry applications

CHICAGO | About 4,500 requests for concealed carry permits were submitted the first day Illinois' online application system was open to the public, officials said Monday.

January 06, 2014 8:30 pm

State police to offer paper concealed carry applications

SPRINGFIELD | In a quick reversal, the Quinn administration said Tuesday it will begin accepting paper applications for new concealed weapon permits beginning in July.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am

Ill. police honor trooper with Thanksgiving patrol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois State Police launched an aggressive Thanksgiving holiday enforcement effort on the state's roadways Tuesday called Operation Kyle in honor of a state trooper who was killed a year ago conducting a traffic stop.

November 26, 2013 2:15 pm

Illinois State Police to conduct special holiday roadside patrols

The Illinois State Police will conduct special Traffic Enforcement Patrols through Dec. 1 in Cook County, the district Chicago commander announced.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am

Man killed in one of many crashes caused by black ice in region

A man was run over and killed by a car Wednesday morning after losing control of his moped on an icy Calumet Township road and landing in the street.

October 23, 2013 10:30 am

Shelby residents killed in Illinois crash

SHELBY | Two Shelby residents were killed in a three-vehicle crash Thursday in Illinois.

September 29, 2013 6:15 pm

Number of Illinois gun instructors surges

SPRINGFIELD | The number of instructors approved to train Illinoisans applying to carry concealed weapons jumped to more than 450 this week.

September 26, 2013 8:15 pm

Hammond carjacking suspect arrested after Chicago crash

HAMMOND | A carjacking suspect who led police on a chase Thursday night through northern Lake County was apprehended on Chicago's West Side after crashing a car, police said.

September 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Jackknifed semi jams southbound Bishop Ford at Sibley Blvd.

DOLTON | A jackknifed semi temporarily closed all southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway at Sibley Boulevard Wednesday morning.

July 24, 2013 9:45 am

Semi driver dies in fatal U.S. 30 crash

FORD HEIGHTS | A truck driver died when his semi went off U.S. 30 and crashed near Illinois 394 early Wednesday.

July 17, 2013 4:00 pm

Semi crashes through Bishop Ford center median

DOLTON | A semi tractor-trailer jackknifed on the northbound Bishop Ford Freeway at Sibley Boulevard early Tuesday, breaking through the center median and toppling a light pole, police said.

June 18, 2013 7:34 am
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