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Crime Lab

Speaker Madigan Wants To Increase Funding For Crime Labs

The Chicago Democrat introduced legislation to provide an additional $6 million for forensics laboratories in the budget year that begins July 1.

04/03/2015

Illinois State Police Forensic Science Center. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Delays Plague State Crime Lab

Piles of evidence, critical to getting criminals off the street, sits at the Illinois State Police crime lab. Major delays in testing frustrate crime victims and means some dangerous offenders remain free. Dave Savini and the CBS 2 Investigators look into these delays in this original report.

11/20/2013

Crime Lab

State Police Vow To Eliminate Rape Kit Backlog

The Illinois State Police Crime Lab is promising to examine each and every rape kit that has gone unexamined because police departments merely put them in storage.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011