Brendan Kelly http://wuis.org en Police Honor Officers Killed On Duty http://wuis.org/post/police-honor-officers-killed-duty <p>Police officers from across Illinois gathered in Springfield Thursday to honor colleagues killed in the line of duty — including one killed in 2012.</p><p>On the Monday after Thanksgiving, Illinois State Police Trooper Kyle Deatherage&nbsp;was patrolling on his motorcycle on Interstate 55, about 30 miles south of Springfield. He pulled over another vehicle when the driver of a semi-truck is alleged to have hit and killed Deatherage. The driver has been charged with reckless homicide.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 23:37:18 +0000 Brian Mackey 2098 at http://wuis.org