A Champaign Police squad car
Wikimedia Commons
June 13, 2017

Champaign Officer Says Shooting Occurred When He Slipped During Foot-Chase

A Champaign police officer remains on paid investigative leave, following his involvement in a shooting incident now under investigation. According to the officer, his gun went off accidentally when his foot slipped while chasing a suspect running from a traffic stop.  


Yingying Zhang
University of Illinois Police
June 12, 2017

Police Continue Search For Missing U Of I Visiting Scholar

University of Illinois police say they've received many responses to their request for information in the case of a visiting scholar from China who has been missing since Friday. Security camera video shows 26-year-old Yingying Zhang climbing into a car on campus and then being driven away. Friends and family have not heard from her since.


Stuart A. Wright
Chicago Police Department
June 06, 2017

Illinois Issues: Officials Wage War Against Hate

The General Assembly passed legislation aimed at strengthening hate crime laws after a post-presidental-campaign spike in bias incidents. Gov. Bruce Rauner and Attorney General Lisa Madigan each pushed a separate piece of hate crime legislation. Both sailed through the General Assembly.


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