Illinois State Police

Illinois State Police

A man from eastern Iowa is dead after Monday's accident on I-74 in the Quad Cities. On Tuesday, the Illinois State Police released the name of 78-year-old Marlin Hillyer of Bennett, Iowa. Three other people were injured in the Coal Valley crash.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Illinois U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos were in East Moline today to announce new legislation called the "Protecting Roadside First Responders Act."

Illinois State Police

Law enforcement from Iowa and Illinois have joined forces to promote traffic safety during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. They're making a concerted effort to remind everyone to wear seat belts.

Benjamin Payne / WVIK

If you were driving through east-bound Interstate 74 in Moline on Monday morning between Avenue of the Cities and John Deere Road, you probably didn't notice Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Ron Salier pointing a radar gun at your car.

Illinois State Police

State troopers in Illinois are redoubling efforts to teach drivers to move over for everyone's safety. So far this year, 17 state police cars have been hit and 3 troopers killed. 

Safe Kids Worldwide

Parents of very young children in Illinois will have to make some changes in their children's safety seats. A change took effect this week in the Child Passenger Protection Act requiring infants to ride in rear-facing safety seats.

Click It or Ticket

May 21, 2018
Illinois State Police

As Memorial Day approaches, and the summer driving season officially begins, a new effort is being made to remind us about the importance of seat belts. Monday police agencies across the country began participating in a "Click It or Ticket" campaign. 

Sales of a special coin will benefit families of police officers injured or killed on the job. Tuesday members of a local group of officers, firefighters, and corrections officers gave a check for 1,000 dollars to the local chapter of COPS - Concerns of Police Survivors.

A section of Interstate 80 in western Illinois was closed for nearly 12 hours Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year. 

Illinois State Police

There's been no arrest or conviction, but police have announced the "likely killer" in a decades-old murder case.