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Healthy & Fit

Public Health Officials Announce 87,000 Tests Completed, 4,554 New Cases October 16, 2020 — Statewide Positivity Rate 5.1%

57 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today, Friday, October 16, 2020 reported 4,554 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, the highest one-day case total, including 38 additional confirmed […]

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911 Priority Alerts

Wind Advisory and Fire Weather Watch for Saturday, October 17, 2020 — 55 MPH Gusts Possible in NW Suburbs

140 According to the National Weather Service Chicago, a fast moving surface low lifting from Minnesota to Lake Superior, and another sheared shortwave (a disturbance in the mid or upper part of the atmosphere which […]

Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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Rollover Crash with Fire Kills Woman, Seriously Injures Boy on Inbound Eisenhower Expressway Just West of Harlem Ave Near Forest Park

593 Woman killed, 8-year-old boy seriously injured in crash on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway just west of Harlem Avenue near Forest Park, Illinois. Illinois State Police and firefighter/paramedics from Forest Park responded about 4:29 a.m. […]

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Weather

Arlington Heights Near Edge of Freeze Line with Low of 37°F at 6:00 AM, Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

205 Freeze fails to materialize in Arlington Heights; attention turns now to Critical Fire Conditions Friday and especially Saturday for Chicagoland. A Freeze Warning was activated outside of the City of Chicago as temperatures in […]