Playground The Grove Country Club in Long Grove (Imagery ©2020 Google, Imagery ©2020 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2020).
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Rollover Crash into Playground Equipment with Entrapment at The Grove Country Club on Route 53, Long Grove

241 Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics Long Grove Fire Protection District responded about 11:41 a.m. Sunday, October 25, 2020 to a report of a crash with entrapment at The Grove Country Club, 3217 Illinois […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Public Health Officials Announce Record 6,161 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease on October 24, 2020

88 City of Chicago Daily Test Positivity Rate Increase from 6.9% to 7.9% SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Saturday, October 24, 2020 reported 6,161 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease […]

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LaGrange Illinois 18-year-old College Freshman Attending University of Dayton Dies of COVID-19 Complications in Illinois

258 A 18-year-old University of Dayton student, who is from La Grange, recently passed away from COVID-19 complications following a long hospitalization. Michael John Lang, a student of University of Dayton, left the University of […]

Waukegan Police SUV (SOURCE: Waukegan Police official Facebook page)
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Waukegan Police Officer Fired After Police Determine Multiple Policy and Procedure Violation Occurred in Shooting Death of Teen

104 A Waukegan police officer has been terminated after shooting and killing a 19-year-old man and wounding a 20-year-old woman on Tuesday night (WGN News). A Waukegan police officer was terminated Friday, October 23, 2020 […]

Owen M. Calkins, suspect in attempted child abduction in Naperville (SOURCE: Naperville Police Department)
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Naperville Police Arrest Male Naperville Resident for Attempted Child Abduction; Ask Girls to ‘Come Here’ While in His Blue Honda Accord

248 As a result of a police investigation, Naperville Police arrested a Naperville resident during the third week of October 2020, accusing him of attempted child abduction in an incident that occurred on August 2, […]

Tobias Diggs, convicted armed robbery of Hinsdale jewelry store
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Two Male Armed Robbers Convicted in Violent Robbery of Hinsdale Jewelry Store — 1 Offender at Large, Another Unidentified

118 A federal jury on Thursday, October 22, 2020 convicted two men on robbery and weapons offenses for stealing expensive watches and jewelry at gunpoint from a Hinsdale store. Tobias Diggs, 26, of Chicago, and […]

I-94 East and Rosecrans Road Newport Township (Imagery ©2020 Google, Imagery ©2020 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency, Map data ©2020)
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Illinois State Police, ‘HELP Truck’ Responded to Report of Stalled Car without Hazard Lights On Minutes Before Fatal Crash Involving Truck on I-94 Near Old Mill Creek

301 Semi-trailer truck crashed into the back of a black Toyota that was stalled in the right lane with no hazards lights activated on I-94 East near Rosecrans Road (Route 173) near Old Mill Creek […]

Illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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IDPH Reports 69 New Coronavirus COVID-19 Deaths and 4,342 Confirmed Cases for Wednesday, October 21, 2020

49 The Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) reported on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, that there were 69 new coronavirus-related deaths in Illinois — the biggest increase since mid-June 2020. According to the IDPH, the 69 […]

Rollover truck crash I-94 East Saturday, October 17, 2020
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High Winds Contributing Factor to Semi-Trailer Truck Rollover Saturday on I-94 East 1.5 Mile South of Illinois-Wisconsin Line

114 Illinois State Police and firefighter/paramedics from Newport Township Fire Protection District responded about 8:54 p.m. Saturday October 17, 2020 on eastbound Interstate 94 near Russell Road near Wadsworth, Illinois. Illinois State Police troopers on […]

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Chicago West Suburban and South Suburban IDPH Regions on Brink of Coronavirus Mitigation Restrictions with Positivity Rates Over 8 Percent

178 Upcoming returns to coronavirus mitigation measures established in the “Restore Illinois” plan are possible in the West Suburban and South Suburban regions of Chicago, as well as the Southern Region of Illinois (far south […]