Illinois State Police enhance gear, Aurora Police say violent crimes are down, and No Charges for Naperville Officer involved in Crash that killed an Elderly Woman


Illinois State Police have announced continued enhancements to police technology. The Department of Innovation and Technology along with external consultants are completing the enhancements.

Aurora police say violent crime reports are down for the first half of 2017 but shootings have gone up. Police say violent crimes have gone down more than 18% from last year. Arrests for illegal weapons possession are up nearly 50% this year and the number of guns seized are up nearly 23%.

No charges will be filed against a Naperville police officer involved in a crash that killed an elderly woman. 73-year-old Phyllis Manderson’s family is sill seeking $50,000 in a wrongful death case. The officer turned in front of her while preparing to make a traffic stop.