Illinois State Police sending 40 troopers to help Chicago combat street violence

  • by: DON BABWIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 6, 2014 - 5:40 PM

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Wednesday that 40 State Police troopers will be dispatched to Chicago to help the police department round up dangerous fugitives as part of an effort to combat an annual rise in violent crime during the summer.

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