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Eight Suspects Charged With Conspiring to Act as Illegal Agents of the People’s Republic of China in Repatriation Squads

176 A complaint and arrest warrants were unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging eight defendants with conspiring to act in the United States as illegal agents of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) […]

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Lake County and McHenry County in Region 9 Latest Area to Require Mitigations for Regressive COVID-19 Conditions

266 Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in the North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry […]

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Prospect High School Girls Volleyball Players in 14-Day Quarantine as Precaution for Possible Close Contact with Person with Positive Test for COVID-19

471 Families of Prospect High School girls volleyball players were notified Monday, October 26, 2020 that a person who had contact with the team tested positive recently for COVID-19. As a precaution, a 14-day quarantine […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Following Suburban Cook County by 2 Days, City of Chicago Goes to “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” with No Indoor Dining at Restaurants

409 One day after the Illinois Department of Public Health announced “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures” for suburban Cook County (Region 10) and for counties east of St. Louis “Metro East” (Region 4), the Illinois […]

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Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for Two Female Firefighters; Changes Houston Fire Department’s Training Practices

120 The Justice Department announced on Monday, October 26, 2020 that it has reached a settlement with the City of Houston resolving allegations that personnel at Houston Fire Department (HFD) Station 54 discriminated and retaliated […]

Ambulance leaving crash scene with patient at Northwest Highway (US-14) and Waterman Avenue in Arlington Heights, Illinois
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One Hurt in Car Crash with Tree Near Culver’s at Northwest Highway and Waterman Ave, Arlington Heights

757 Car vs tree crash at Northwest Highway (US-14) and Waterman Ave in Arlington Heights, Illinois (SUBSCRIBE to Cardinal Emergencies on YouTube). Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 3:47 p.m. Monday, October 26, […]

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Resurgence Mitigation takes effect in Arlington Heights, Suburban Cook County (Region 10) on October 28, 2020 as Mitigation Moves from Phase 4 To “Phase 4 with Mitigation Measures”

642 Late October Mitigations Do NOT Apply to Schools, Fitness Centers The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Monday, October 26, 2020 that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will take effect in Region 4 and Region […]

Firefighters with axes standing by t the scene of a gas main leak in Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Contractors Installing Fiber Optic Cable for Verizon 5G Hit Gas Line, Cause Gas Leak on Mayfair Rd Near Carlyle Pl, Arlington Heights

631 Three Homes Evacuated Gas line hit, firefighters standby until Nicor secures line on Mayfair Road near Carlyle Place in the Stonegate neighborhood in Arlington Heights (SUBSCRIBE to Cardinal Emergencies on YouTube). Police and firefighter/paramedics […]