EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Edwardsville police dispatcher is accused of trying to cover up for an officer charged with burglarizing homes and businesses while on duty.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Recent police-caused deaths and ongoing concerns about racial sensitivity are behind a set of police reform bills sponsored by Illinois Democrats.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man got more than a ticket during a traffic stop when Chicago police discovered 386 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1 million inside an SUV he was driving.
A woman from Mexico who was one of two women arrested a month ago when drugs were found in their possession while on an Amtrak train has pleaded not guilty.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield officials are considering a budget request to purchase body cameras for the police department.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has joined the list of cities where police officers wear body cameras.
CHICAGO (AP) — A city council in central Illinois is mulling over whether to authorize stun guns for police officers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will find a way to achieve closure for those tortured by former police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer who fired bean bags at a knife-wielding 95-year-old man who later died says his action was prompted by the fear he had for his life.
The judge hearing the case of two now-former Aledo Police officers facing felony sex-related offenses has to recuse himself from the case of at least one of them.