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Three People Shot on Trask Street Near New York Street, Aurora

Sunday July 05 2020 9:21 am

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Aurora responded overnight Sunday July 5, 2020 to a report that three people were shot in the block of 100 Trask Street east of downtown Aurora. The three gunshot victims were transported to area hospitals, and are being treated for their injuries, police said. Aurora police did not initially release the […]

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Boy, Age 14, Among 4 Killed on Carpenter Ave Near 61st Street Chicago

Sunday July 05 2020 8:56 am

At least 14 people were shot in two separate mass shootings in Chicago during July 4th celebrations. Among the victims were one child and two teens, one of whom was killed (CBS Chicago). Police and firefighter/paramedics from Chicago responded about 11:30 p.m. Saturday July 4, 2020 to a report of multiple people shot in the […]

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Gurnee Police Investigating Case Involving Fatal Self-Inflicted Shooting, Among 2 Shot on Derby Drive in Gurnee

Sunday July 05 2020 7:56 am

Gurnee police responded about 9:30 p.m. Friday July 3, 2020 to an apartment in the block of 6700 Derby Drive on Gurnee’s west side to a report of a shooting involving a possible domestic incident. Gurnee police on arrival found an uninjured child and a female gunshot victim at the address suffering a gunshot wound […]

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Man Dies After Rescue from Petite Lake, CPR by Friends in Unincorporated Lake Villa

Saturday July 04 2020 3:22 pm

Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit along with Lake County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies and Lake Villa Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics were dispatched about 5:45 p.m. Friday July 3, 2020, to the block of 38800 North Cedar Crest Drive in unincorporated Lake Villa, for a report of an unconscious subject. Further information obtained by 911 telecommunicators indicated […]

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Topic FIRE BLOG C, Public Service, Water Safety

Male Protester Arrested after Ignoring Several Requests to Stop Block Street Near Galena Blvd and Stolp Ave, Aurora

Saturday July 04 2020 2:30 pm

On Friday evening July 3, 2020, a peaceful protest was being held at Millennium Park in downtown Aurora. Just before 7:45 p.m., a group of approximately 20 people started marching from the Millennium Park (PLaza) eastbound on East Galena Boulevard from North Stolp Avenue. The downtown area was already busy due to the outdoor dining […]

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Topic Protests

VIDEO: Fireworks Factory Explodes in Hendek in Northwest Turkey

Saturday July 04 2020 11:44 am

Dozens of people were reportedly hospitalized after explosions shook a fireworks factory in Hendek, Turkey. Four people were killed and at least 97 people were injured among 186 workers that were working at a fireworks factory outside the town of Hendekin Sakarya province in Turkey. One person among the 97 injured was listed in critical […]

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Topic 24/7 Fire Rescue!, Crime Prevention, Fire Prevention, Healthy & Fit

Kimberly Guilfoyle Tests Positive for COVID-19, Quarantines While at President Trump’s Speech Event at Mt. Rushmore

Saturday July 04 2020 12:46 am

Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is a former Fox News co-host and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for COVID-19 while in South Dakota. The president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tested negative. Guilfoyle had been expected to attend Friday night’s July 3rd speech event at Mount Rushmore for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The couple […]

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Topic Gov, Healthy & Fit, Peeps

Rollover Car vs Pole Crash with Entrapment on Euclid Ave East of Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights

Friday July 03 2020 6:42 pm

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 5:18 p.m. Friday July 3, 2020 to a report of a rollover crash with entrapment eastbound Euclid Avenue east of Waterman Avenue. One person was still inside the vehicle when police and firefighter/paramedics arrived and another person was out sitting on the ground. A second ambulance was […]

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Facebook Accused of Underrepresenting Black Worker in Employment Force, Unfair Performance Evaluation

Friday July 03 2020 4:27 pm

Oscar Veneszee, Jr., a Black employee at Facebook, joined by two others who were denied jobs at the social network, has filed a complaint against the Facebook, claiming it discriminates against Black workers and applicants in hiring, evaluations, promotions and pay. The charge was filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by Oscar Veneszee, […]

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Topic Biz, Law

The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Installs New Lighted Marquee Canopy Above Main Entrance on Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Friday July 03 2020 1:17 pm

Installation of the new Metropolis marquee was underway Tuesday, June 30, 2020, and was looking good and lit to perfection Thursday night July 2, 2020 at 111 West Campbell Street. Theater officials are confident the new sign will generate walk-up foot traffic for theater performances advertised by the sign. Increased attendance is expected to bring […]

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Topic Biz, New Construction

Education, Activism and Ignorance: These Young Americans Know Nothing About The 4th of July

Friday July 03 2020 12:30 pm

Campus Reform Digital Reporter Eduardo Neret spoke to students and young Americans about the history behind the 4th of July and found that several young Americans know nothing about the history related to the 4th of July. Shocking answers from young Americans — students and teachers — during an interview with Campus Reform that showed […]

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Topic Education, Politics

McHenry County Health Department: Asymptomatic Demonstrator Tested Positive for COVID-19, Urges Testing of All Participants, Safe Practices for 4th of July

Friday July 03 2020 5:56 am

McHenry County health officials on Wednesday July 1, 2020 announced the McHenry County Health Department is urging people who attended a protest last weekend in McHenry to get tested for the coronavirus after an asymptomatic demonstrator was confirmed to have tested positive for Coronavirus COVID-19. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) has received a […]

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Topic Gov, Healthy & Fit


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