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Restrictions in Effect After Hundreds of Looters Target Stores in Downtown Chicago and Other Neighborhoods Overnight; 100 Arrested, 13 Police Injured

278 Hundreds of looters targeted businesses in the Mag Mile and River North areas late Sunday into early Monday, clearing out stores as 100 people were arrested and 13 police officers injured during skirmishes throughout […]

Trash at Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland, Oregon (SOURCE: US Attorneys District of Oregon)
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Scenes from Past Week of Rioting in Portland, Oregon: ‘No one in their right minds thinks this is OK,’ Says Oregon US Attorney Billy Williams

963 18 Arrested, Facing Federal Charges After Weeknight Protests at Federal Courthouse in Portland Billy Williams, the US Attorney for Oregon, said leadership is needed to put an end to this ongoing violence. “You know, […]

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Chicago Law Firm McNabola Law Group Files Lawsuit After Bicyclist Hit by Car, Seriously Injured in “Bicycle Path” Crosswalk on Westleigh Rd, Lake Forest

350 McNabola Law Group filed a lawsuit against a driver who seriously injured a bicyclist crossing the street in a Lake County crosswalk in May 2020. The 41-year-old cyclist, a father and businessman, suffered major […]

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Northwest Central Dispatch 9-1-1 Plans Court Complaint for Temporary Restraining Order to Get Coronavirus Patient Information from Cook County Dept. of Public Health

569 Northwest Central Dispatch System (NWCDS), the multi-community fire and police 9-1-1 center based in Arlington Heights, may proceed with plans to file suit in Cook County Court Friday, April 24, 2020 to attempt to […]

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Pickup Truck Driver in Pedestrian Crash at McHenry Home Depot that Killed William Dammeyer in March Fined $1,026 for Disobeying Stop Sign

239 A male driver from McHenry was found guilty on Wednesday November 6, 2019 for a March 31, 2019 fatal crash when he was accused of failing to obey a stop sign and striking a […]

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No Recreational Marijuana Sales in Arlington Heights; Board Votes to Work on Ordinance Prohibiting All Types of Adult-Use Cannabis Businesses

1,435 YES Means NO Marijuana Sales in Arlington Heights; But It’s Not Yet Time For Opt-Out Proponents To Celebrate The majority of people who addressed the Village Board in the “blue card” session Monday night […]

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Arlington Heights Village Board Considers Ordinances to Ban or Regulate Retail Marijuana Dispensaries Prior to Legal Marijuana in Illinois Effective January 1, 2020

819 Tonight, the Village of Arlington Heights board will be considering ordinance drafts that could completely ban or limit marijuana sales within village limits. If the “complete ban” (Draft Ordinance A) does not move forward, […]

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OSHA Issues $1,591,176 in Penalties To AB Specialty Silicones After 4 Fatalities in Waukegan Plant Explosion, May 2019

998 Four people died in the explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in May, and now, OSHA has ordered $1.6 million in penalties. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and […]