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Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is teaming up with the FBI to investigate a spate of fraudulent unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The FBI and Illinois State Police on Thursday arrested three men who work as correctional officers at the Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling. 

Hate crimes rose by 30 percent in Illinois in 2018, according to a recently released FBI report.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) reported Wednesday that the suspect in the robbery of a Fort Madison bank was shot and killed by officers as he tried to escape.

Several FBI agents raided the Peoria campaign office of former Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) Thursday.  A nearby business owner said the agents spent more than six hours at the office loading boxes into a truck.