If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
The Cook County Sheriff's Department is taking extreme measures to suppress gun violence in Chicago with a new Illinois law enforcement strategy that redeploys deputies from the suburbs to the city. Those deputies are going after people with arrest warrants, often for violent crimes. Read More Here.
A wanted parolee fled from East St. Louis (Ill.) police and US Marshals agents in a vehicle, striking two pedestrians and two police crusiers before being shot and wounded by officers. Read More Here.
A police officer in Hometown, Ill., has been fired days after fatally shooting a dog in front of a 6-year-old girl. Read Full Story Here.
An Illinois State Trooper is recorded by a truck driver who honked at the trooper for going over the speed limit. The video of the interaction was posted by the trucker on Youtube. Read Full Story Here.
East Peoria, Ill., Police are praising the efforts of an off-duty FBI Agent who took down a man after he opened fire in an East Peoria bar Saturday night, but authorities are still searching for what led to this tragedy. Read Story Here.
Illinois State Police have released video showing a state conservation officer shooting an Ohio man to death after the man pinned a ISP trooper between his van and another vehicle. Read Full Story Here.
Officer Tim Gramins pursued a bank robbery suspect and ended up in a deadly duel. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.
Footage shows Illinois police officer using a handgun to blast apart the antlers of two tangled bucks, which they feared would otherwise die from starvation if they were not split up. Read the full story here.