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Illinois suspends thousands of license plates with new automated verification system

(The Center Square) – The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office has suspended approximately 2,700 license plates due to lack of insurance after a new electronic verification system was launched earlier summer. Nearly 2,700 Illinois license plates have been suspended in the past two months since the program went into effect. The state’s new system, called […]

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4 injured, including 3 seriously, after 2 motorcycles crash on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

Four riders were injured, three of them seriously, after two motorcycles crashed on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth Friday morning, state police said. The Newport Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 10:21 a.m. Friday to Interstate 94 near Russell Road in Lake County for a vehicle crash with injuries. Illinois State Police Trooper […]

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Installation of cameras to assist in shooting investigations begins on Chicago area expressways

Illinois State Police announced that the installation of over 200 cameras has begun on Chicago area expressways to help combat the massive rise in expressway shootings. The Illinois State Police (ISP), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), began installing license plate reading cameras. Earlier this […]

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Only minor injuries after semi-truck hits pickup truck in major collision on I-94 near Wadsworth

Four people escaped with only minor injuries after a semi-truck left their pickup truck nearly unrecognizable following a crash on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth. The Newport Township Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 5:01 a.m. Tuesday to Interstate 94 near Wadsworth Road in Wadsworth. District 15 troopers arrived to find two vehicles, […]

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State police say gunman opened fire on other vehicle on Interstate 94 near Bannockburn

State police shut down Interstate 94 near Bannockburn on Sunday to conduct an investigation after a gunman opened fire on a pickup truck, authorities said. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Sunday on westbound Interstate 94 near Duffy Lane in Bannockburn. Illinois State Police District 15 troopers responded to a call of shots fired that […]