Latest Illinois State Police News

2 killed in crash during southwestern Illinois police chase

Sep. 6, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a stolen car being chased by police slammed into a fuel tanker truck in southwestern Illinois, killing the two men inside the car. The crash late Wednesday in Edwardsville left the car wedged underneath the tanker, with much of its roof pealed back. Illinois State...

Protest brings arrests, doesn't shut down Chicago expressway

Sep. 3, 2018 6:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police arrested a dozen participants of an anti-violence protest on Labor Day that tried and ultimately failed to shut down an expressway that leads to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Live TV reports Monday showed Illinois State Police troopers also arresting the main organizer of...

The Latest: A dozen arrested in Chicago protest near O'Hare

Sep. 3, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on an anti-violence protest near Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Police arrested a dozen participants of an anti-violence protest on Labor Day that tried and ultimately failed to shut down an expressway that leads to Chicago's O'Hare...