Congdon Avenue and Indian Drive in Elgin, Illinois (Image capture August 2021 ©2022 Google)

2nd Gunshot Victim Dies, Victims’ Identities Released After Apartment Mass Shooting on Congdon Ave, Elgin

Elgin police confirmed Monday, April 11, 2022 that a second shooting victim from a shooting at the Blackhawk Apartments early Sunday died on Monday (CBS Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ The identity of the first gunshot […]

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Health Care Council of Illinois: Staff Shortages Bring Long-Term Care Facilities in Illinois to Breaking Point

By Elyse Kelly | The Center Square contributor Illinois’ long-term care facilities are at a breaking point after hemorrhaging staff over the course of the pandemic. Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […]

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Election Judge Wants To See Illinois Primary Postponed as Gov. Pritzker Fails to Follow His Own Social Distancing Executive Order at Polling Places

Election Judge Doug Brooks is concerned about the coronavirus pandemic (CBS Chicago). Cook County and Lake County courts have shut down, but polling places remain open for today’s presidential primary Election Day, even after Gov. […]

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Healthy & Fit

Chicago, National TV News Spotlight Critical Lung Illness, Collapse Lungs Likely Linked to Variant of Vaping Known as Dabbing

A northwest suburban young man remains in the hospital suffering from a sudden and critical lung illness that could be linked to vaping. ABC 7 Chicago and WGN News Wednesday September 4, 2019 highlighted two […]

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Dining +

Exotic Soft Serve Ice Cream for Dessert at Honey Butter Fried Chicken in Avondale and Dedicated at Rakki Cafe in Wicker Park

The Hungry Hound looks at two restaurants serving up sensational soft service ice cream in the first installment of a summer series on desserts. Hungry Hound Steve Dolinsky presents two soft serve delights in the […]

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House Fire on Grand Lake Blvd in West Chicago Kills 1 Man, Injures Another When They Were Trapped by Smoke and Flames

West Chicago firefighter/paramedics and police responded about 10:00 p.m. Wednesday April 17, 2019 to a house fire on Grand Lake Boulevard just west of Fremont Street. Three people were in the three-story house on Grand […]

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Male Offender Shot and Killed by Police Near Chippendale Ln and Mill Pond Dr in Glendale Heights After Reported Vehicular Hijacking at Bloomingdale Walmart

Police were called for a person with a knife in the nearby Bloomingdale Walmart. They chased him to this scene and shots were fired by police. Bloomingdale Police responded to a report about 7:20 p.m. […]