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Police search for evidence after a shooting on the Dan Ryan. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Shooting On Dan Ryan Is 27th On Expressways This Year

The Dan Ryan expressway is now back open after Illinois state police closed part of the expressway when someone shot at a tow truck.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Quinn: State Police Help Investigate Airport Disruption

The governor says it will take an investigation of how a worker set fire at the suburban air traffic control facility before officials can start to talk about how to prevent something like this from happening again.


Illinois State Police decal. (CBS)

State Troopers To Assist Chicago Police In Apprehending Fugitives

After a listening session about combating street violence, the mayor and his police superintendent disclose that more arrests will be coming, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


Rey Colón  (Illinois State Police)

Ald. Colón Has ‘Confidence In Legal System’ After DUI Stop

Colón, who represents the 35th Ward, was driving a Honda SUV early Friday on Interstate 290 near Sacramento when he was pulled over for failing to signal and improper lane usage.


Illinois State Police decal. (CBS)

Gov. Quinn Offers State Police To Help Stop Chicago Violence

Governor Pat Quinn says he’s ready to send in state police to help with Chicago’s violence if Mayor Emanuel needs it.


Police have released this image of murder suspect Terence Doddy. (ISP)

Police Release New Information In Search For Rest-Stop Killer

Authorities are searching for 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in connection with the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, and Todd Hansmeier, 37.


Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy talks with reports Monday about solutions to street violence. (CBS)

Supt. McCarthy Nixes Idea Of Getting Help From National Guard

Chicago’s top cop says tougher gun laws would help police curb violence. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Open-Minded About Using State Resources To Curb Chicago Violence

Quinn said state police are already helping patrol in East St. Louis, another city that has its challenges with violent crime.


Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Ind. (CBS File Photo)

Gary Seeks State Police Help To Curb Murders

Gary has been waiting for an answer from the state of Indiana about whether help will be sent in to curb a wave of violence, but Governor Mike Pence says he needs more information.


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.


An artist's rendering of a woman who has found dead 20 years ago. (Credit: Michigan State Police)

Michigan Police Still Seek ID On Woman Killed 20 Years Ago

Michigan State Police are still trying to identify a woman who was murdered and left on the side of a road 20 years ago this month.


File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Madigan Orders Police To Release Names Of Gun Owners

The names of the Illinois residents who can legally carry a gun may soon be made public.


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Chicago Expressways Improving, Still Limited

Crews continue to remove abandoned vehicle and snow on Chicago area expressways, which still have limited lane access and icy ramps Wednesday night.


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State Police: ‘Terrible’ Conditions, Motorists Stay Home

State Police across northeastern Illinois continue to urge drivers to stay off area highways early Wednesday, while emergency crews brave blizzard conditions to reach stranded motorists.


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State Police: I-80 Closing In South Suburbs, Road ‘Impassable’

State Police are reporting that I-80 will soon be closed in the far south suburbs, from Morris west to Ottawa, because of “impassable” blizzard conditions.