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Pritzker Calls For Action After Funeral for Slain Illinois State Trooper

It's a day the Northwest Illinois town of Warren won't soon forget. Governor J.B. Pritzker, friends, family and fellow members of the law enforcement community gathered to say goodbye to Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story. 


The 34-year-old was remembered with a funeral service at her old high school gym nearly a week after she was struck and killed by a semi on US 20 in Freeport. Pritzker has had a full speed ahead, polished, confident tone at press conferences since he took office, but when asked to discuss Jones-Story, he spoke from somewhere deeper in the heart...



Pritzker is determined to see improvement in compliance with the Move Over Law...



Pritzker believes the manual for new drivers should have a greater focus on the Move Over Law. Gov. Pritzker will attend the funeral of Trooper Gerald Ellis this morning in Grayslake.. .

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