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Protest Continues, Degrading to Criminal Damage, After Official Protest in Atlanta Connected to Killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor

Friday May 29 2020 8:10 pm

Protests in Atlanta today connected to the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor (NBC/11Alive Atlanta). Several police cars were damaged with bike racks or with protesters stomping on windshields in Atlanta on Friday May 29, 2020 about 7:54 p.m. ET — about an hour before a curfew went into effect in Minneapolis […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!, Protests

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Arrested, Taken Into Custody in Connection with George Floyd Death

Friday May 29 2020 12:29 pm

Derek Chauvin, the police officer caught on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck — a method of restraint identified by experts as an improper restraint — has been arrested around noon Friday May 29, 2020. Initially, the charge(s) against Derek Chauvin were not available to the public, but by mid-afternoon charges were announced […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!

CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez and Crew Arrested While Covering Street Closures at Intersection of Lake St and Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis

Friday May 29 2020 11:28 am

A CNN crew was arrested with a live camera while giving a live television report to CNN anchor Alyson Camerota Friday morning May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis — and then released about an hour later. The CNN crew was in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd during a knee-to-neck hold by a police officer. […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!, Protests

Lake County Sheriff’s Detective Locates Missing, Endangered Woman in Wooded Area Near Her Home

Friday May 29 2020 8:55 am

Since receiving the initial call of Whitlow being missing, Lake County sheriff’s deputies and sheriff’s detectives searched numerous places Whitlow could have been. One individual reported to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office that Whitlow sometimes ventures into the woods. “We take missing persons cases very seriously, especially when it involves an endangered person. I am […]

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Topic APB

Unreliable Internet Service from Comcast XFINITY? Large Outage Reported in Arlington Heights 60005 Area

Friday May 29 2020 8:16 am

Comcast XFINITY is reporting an unplanned outage affecting 51 to 500 subscribers in the 60005 zip code in Arlington Heights at about 7:50 a.m. Friday May 29, 2020. According to Comcast XFINITY, the impacted service included TV, Voice and Internet. A brief outage also occurred in zip code 60004. COMMENT (on Facebook) if you have […]

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Topic Digital-Lifestyle

Minneapolis 3rd District Police Station Abandoned By Police, Set on Fire By Protesters

Friday May 29 2020 7:31 am

The MPD 3rd Precinct went up in flames on Thursday amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a MPD officer held a knee against his neck for minutes on end. WCCO 4 News – May 28, 2020 During the third night of protests in Minneapolis on Thursday May 28, 2020 after […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!, Protests

[LOCATED] Lake County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Endangered Beach Park Woman

Thursday May 28 2020 8:05 pm

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered woman. Kathleen A. Whitlow, 67, was last seen by a neighbor leaving her home in the 38200 block of North Cornell Road, Beach Park, yesterday afternoon. It is not uncommon for Whitlow to go on walks during the day. UPDATE […]

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Topic APB

Male, Age 18, Shot and Killed in Parking Lot Near Walgreens on Lake St (Route 45) at Hawley St, Mundelein

Thursday May 28 2020 7:54 pm

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Mundelein, and Lake County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 12:55 p.m. Thursday May 28, 2020 to a report of shots fired in the area of Lake Street (Route 45) and Hawley Street near Walgreens. Police officers on arrival quickly discovered an adult male in the area who was shot and gravely wounded, […]

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George Floyd Protests Erupt into Multiple Fires, Damaged Businesses, Looting in Minneapolis Near Lake St and Minnehaha Ave

Thursday May 28 2020 11:34 am

Christiane Cordero and Jason DeRusha report on the chaos overnight in Minneapolis (3:23). CBS/WCCO This Morning — May 28, 2020 Protests in Minneapolis following the death of a police-restrained George Floyd on May 25, 2020 on Chicago Avenue near 38th Street progressed into a rage of arson, criminal damage, and looting Wednesday night, May 27, […]

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Topic 24/7 Crime Alerts!

How Potato Chips Are Manufactured as the Perfect Snack Food

Wednesday May 27 2020 12:28 pm

Potato chips are incredibly common snack foods, and the manufacturing process to create the perfect chip is full of complex cutting and cooking. They are a perfect side order in the summer when it might be too hot for fries or baked potatoes. People love potato chips. They’re one of the top snack foods in […]

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Topic Food

Arlington Heights Police Department Warns of Sextortion Email and Text Scams; Advises ‘Don’t Send Money’

Wednesday May 27 2020 9:16 am

The Arlington Heights Police Department reported Wednesday, May 27, 2020 that the police department would like to raise awareness to an email/text scam classified as “Sextortion.” The offenders behind this scam typically email or text message potential victims and threaten to release the victim’s sexually explicit videos/ photographs / pornographic online search history to the […]

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Topic Crime Prevention

Hazmat Response for a Muriatic Acid Spill at a Home on Old Country Ln Near George Ave in Wauconda

Monday May 25 2020 9:58 pm

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wauconda responded about 9:25 p.m. Monday, May 25, 2020 in the block of 400 Old Country Way in Wauconda to a report of a muriatic acid spill in a home. A MABAS Division 4 Box #34-40 Hazmat response was activated at 9:37 p.m. Fire and Hazmat crews staged at Old County […]

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