Deadliest year for Illinois State Police

Deadliest year for Illinois State Police

ILLINOIS (RFD) — The killing of Trooper Nicholas Hopkins in East St Louis last week continued what has become the deadliest year in the nearly 100 year history of the Illinois State Police. Illinois State Trooper Jason Wilson reflected on the events of 2019 in the history of the Illinois State Police.

The death of Trooper Hopkins marks the first time in more than 30 years that an Illinois State Trooper has been shot and killed in the line of duty and the first time in ISP history that a member of the ISP SWAT team has been killed in the line of duty.

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Downtown Blues

Downtown Blues

The Granada Theatre presents Downtown Blues featuring The Ivas John Band. Devin Williams from Springfield, Illinois will open and local favorite Eastwood Frisch will return to the Granada stage!

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