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Illinois State Police adding more license plate reading cameras to assist in expressway shooting investigations

Nearly five dozen automated license plate reading cameras are being installed to supplement the current 99 cameras that assist in shooting investigations on Chicago area expressways, state police announced. The Illinois State Police (ISP), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), announced on Wednesday that 56 […]

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Authorities identify 76-year-old woman killed in crash involving multiple vehicles on I-94 near Deerfield

The coroner’s office has identified a 76-year-old Wisconsin woman who died after a crash involving two trucks and a car on Interstate 94 in Deerfield Thursday. Janice Bosco, 76, of Burlington, Wisconsin, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Steve Newton. The Illinois […]

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Woman dies following three-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Deerfield

A woman died after she suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving two trucks and a car on Interstate 94 in Deerfield Thursday afternoon. The Illinois State Police, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District responded around 2:05 p.m. Thursday to Interstate 94 at mile marker 24. The crash involved three vehicles in […]

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New federal law will require cars to monitor for impaired driving, in part due to McHenry mother who pushed for legislation

Car manufacturers will soon be required to install impaired driving prevention technology in new cars in part because of a McHenry mother, who pushed for the legislation after her son was killed by a drunk driver. Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly and other community stakeholders held a press conference Monday regarding the safety and […]

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No injuries after gunman fires shots from car traveling on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

The Illinois State Police is investigating after an occupant reportedly fired shots from a vehicle traveling on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth Friday evening. The Illinois State Police District 15 responded around 9:45 p.m. Friday to Interstate 94 near mile marker 1 in Wadsworth, just south of the state line. Illinois State Police Trooper Joshua Robinson […]

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Illinois State Police say they are in contact with organizers of several convoys traveling through Illinois

The Illinois State Police said they are in contact with organizers of several convoys traveling through Illinois and are urging motorists to be aware of increased traffic due to the convoys. The Illinois State Police (ISP) said in a statement Monday they are reminding the public that several convoys are traversing the United States and […]

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Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group seized $3 million worth of drugs and made over 50 arrests in 2021

The Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group seized over $3 million worth of drugs and made over 50 arrests in 2021, state police announced. The state’s nine metropolitan enforcement groups (MEGs) cover 20 counties and have seized illegal drugs valued at approximately $71 million in 2021, the Illinois State Police said. The Illinois State Police MEGs […]