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Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

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Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless Milwaukee County, City of Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin and other partners continue collaboration to connect individuals in encampments with permanent housing Following extensive regional cooperation to address the health, safety and housing needs of homeless individuals at outdoor encampments, Milwaukee County, the City of Milwaukee and…

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One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

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One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire Firefighters from the Orland Fire Protection District received a 9-1-1 call at 4:50 PM on Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 15, 2019) reporting a fire in a two-story split-level home consumed in heavy smoke at the 14200 Block of 84th Avenue in Orland Park. One resident was outside…

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Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

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Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert By Ray Hanania Newly sworn-in Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered all flags to be flown at half-mast beginning sunrise on Wednesday Jan. 16 through sunset on Friday Jan. 18 to honor slam Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert. Lambert was killed when a driver hit him while responding…

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Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family

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Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family

Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family Illinois Tollway Executive Director Liz Gorman and all Tollway employees offer their sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, colleagues and friends of Illinois State Police Trooper Chris Lambert. Trooper Lambert died after being struck by a vehicle Saturday evening on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) near Northbrook. The Tollway honors the service…

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Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified

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Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified

Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified Manteno – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) was notified this morning regarding a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) in a resident of the Manteno Veterans’ Home. Upon being notified, the IDVA activated their contingency plans at the Home. After…

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Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase

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Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase

Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase In an urgent press conference at the Illinois State building the Illinois Representatives Allen Skillicorn (R) and Jeanne Ives (R) warned of an impending fuel tax hike. According to Representative Skillicorn, “There is a horrible rumor going around Springfield. Actually this is the worst kept secret in…

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP Cook County Commissioner and the County’s GOP Chairman Sean Morrison condemned Governor Bruce Rauner following disclosures Friday he abandoned his re-election campaign in the face of J.B. Pritzker’s challenge. Morrison said Rauner’s cowardly action severely injured the state Republican Party, and he urged an emergency statewide GOP meeting to…

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Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting

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Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting

Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting A man attending a funeral in Bridgeview was shot on Wednesday night (Dec. 12, 2018) during a brawl that took place among members of rival street gangs. other he injured man and the shooter are at large. Polic ear asking for the public’s help to…

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault Lyons Police said they filed Battery charges Dec. 10, 2018 against a Lyft driver who allegedly sexually harassed a 17 year old female passenger in early October after the mother brother the girl in to report the incident to police. A 40 year old…

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

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Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Bond set at $100,000 for Villa Park woman charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Villa Park Chief of Police Mike Lay announced today that bond has been set for a Villa Park woman accused of sexually abusing two young boys age fourteen and sixteen. Stefanie Litton, 35 (d.o.b….

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers The Orland Fire Protection District treated 24 customers at the Red Robin Restaurant in Orland Park after they reported feeling sick on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. Four of the customers were taken to area hospitals after the OFPD determined that the cause was…

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