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COP KILLER: Gang Member Michael Christopher Mejia Was Released from Prison in April Under Assembly Bill 109 to Reduce State Prison Population

59 Michael Christopher Mejia was released from state prison in April 2016 following a grand theft auto conviction in 2014. He was on county probation under Assembly Bill 109 when he allegedly shot and killed […]

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Fire Notebook

On-Duty Matteson Firefighter Collapses and Dies While Working on CPR for a Shopper Down at Walmart on Cicero Ave, Matteson

54 Matteson firefighter/paramedics responded Friday afternoon to a medical emergency at Walmart, 21410 S. Cicero Avenue Matteson, IL. A Matteson firefighter collapsed and died Friday afternoon while performing CPR on a shopper at a Walmart […]

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Fox Lake Police Officer Homicide Search Perimeter Released Tuesday Night; Fox Lake Area Schools Closed Wednesday

31 The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports that just after 10:00 PM Tuesday, the search perimeter was released around the Fox Lake homicide scene where Fox Lake Police Lt Joe Gliniewicz was shot and killed. […]

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Wheeling Police Officer Shamekia Goodwin-Badger Collapses During Training Thursday, Dies Saturday

41 Bunting displayed at the Wheeling Police Department Headquarters following the death of Wheeling Police Department Shamekia Goodwin-Badger. Wheeling Police have confirmed that a Wheeling Police Department police officer collapsed during a training exercise on […]

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Disaster Report

Nineteen Members of Granite Mountain Hotshots from Prescott Killed in Rapid Moving Wildfire Near Yarnell, Arizona

39 Video from ABC 15 produced when 18 firefighters were confirmed killed while fighting Yarnell wildfire near Prescott, Arizona (ABC15.COM article). A fire that was moving away from Yarnell, Arizona, changed direction when the winds […]