Police increase enforcement for holiday weekend

May 24, 2012 8:48:27 AM PDT
Illinois state and local police will be on the roads this Memorial Day weekend with more patrols, increased seatbelt enforcement and drunken driving checkpoints.

According to the Department of Transportation, traffic fatalities are up.

Sixty-six more people have died on Illinois roads from Jan. 1 through may 17, compared to last year.