Posts Tagged ‘Illinois State Police’

Friday morning accident sends occupants to hospital

Seat belts and a child restraint were reported to have prevented any major injuries in a two-vehicle accident that took place just north of Goreville on State Route 37 early Friday morning. Angel S. Bowman, 25, of Herrin was ch...


Charges filed against De Soto woman in Ferne Clyffe incident

Joyce M. Gibbs, 46, of De Soto, was charged with disorderly conduct in Johnson County Tuesday morning for her report that kept the residents of Goreville on edge over an erroneous claim of an armed and dangerous man on the loos...


Initial report of armed man at Ferne Clyffe proves false

Johnson County residents became well aware of an incident that occurred at Ferne Clyffe State Park nearly 20 hours before Illinois State Police would confirm that an ongoing investigation was underway. It was believed that an a...


Former Belknap clerk pleads guilty

Nancy J. Hester, 58, former clerk for the Village of Belknap, awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to a Class 2 Felony Theft of more than $25,000.00 from the Village she clerked for between 2010 and 2013. Hester faces three ...



Illinois increases speed limit to 70 mph on rural highways

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn approved legislation Monday that will increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on interstate highways and is to take effect at the beginning of the new year. The new law brings Illinois’ speed li...


Standoff concludes without incident Tuesday evening

Authorities in Johnson County and Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 confirmed the conclusion of a four-day standoff that began Saturday with officers responding to a domestic disturbance on Old Cypress Road near Vienna an...


District 22 troopers run for Illinois Special Olympics

On Thursday, June 12, Illinois State Police District 22 Troopers participated in the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Illinois Special Olympics. The Torch Run (Leg 11) began at Carbondale City Hall and concluded on the field ...


River to River Relay returns Saturday

Security to increase after attacks in Boston Goreville will once again host exchange station number 12 on the River to River Relay racecourse as an estimated 257 teams pass through town Saturday to compete in the 80-mile trek t...



Crash on I-57

One semi and one passenger vehicle are off the road in accident on I-57 in the northbound lane approximately a mile before exit 40 around 2:30 Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported. No statements to the cause are availabl...


Consolidation, elimination proposed by Quinn

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is looking at a proposal to consolidate 20 ISP communication centers down to four, putting a call center in Ullin on the chopping block in another budgetary maneuver proposed by Gov. Pat Quinn lo...