Troopers will be looking for what’s been dubbed as the “FATAL 4”: those driving under the influence, speeders, distracted drivers, and those not wearing seatbelts. (Credit: CBS)

State Police Stepping Up Patrols For Super Bowl

Don’t be shocked to find more police cruisers watching you this Super Bowl Sunday. Illinois State Police will be stepping-up patrols on the roads, all a part of a statewide focus on D.U.I. enforcement.


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Crystal Lake Police Probe Trio Of Car Fires Overnight

Crystal Lake Police say they are stepping up patrols in one neighborhood hit by three car fires overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter "Hollyhock" has been stationed off Burnham Harbor for the NATO summit in Chicago, to enforce the security zone near McCormick Place. The cutter has been placing buoys to mark off the restricted zone around Burnham Harbor. (Credit: CBS)

Coast Guard Increasing Patrols For NATO Summit

If you start noticing more boats patrolling Lake Michigan and the river – it’s because of the NATO summit, as you might have guessed.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy Disagrees With Claim Of Police ‘Manpower Problem’

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy found himself in the line of fire Monday, because of his decision to move more officers to patrol duty.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

A Chicago police officer patrols North Avenue Beach on an ATV on Aug. 6, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Beef Up Lakefront Patrols This Weekend

Chicago police were stepping up patrols along the lakefront this weekend to handle the large crowds expected at the city’s beaches and for the Lollapalooza music festival.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2011

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Newsradio 780's Craig Dellimore)

More Cops To Patrol High Crime Areas, Under New Emanuel Plan

Chicago’s highest crime areas are about to see more cops with hundreds of police officers temporarily reassigned to boost police presence in those districts.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011