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Possible severe thunderstorms, summer-like temps to quickly switch over to frigid temps, snow in Chicagoland area

Summer-like temperatures and possible severe thunderstorms in the Chicagoland area Tuesday will give way to frigid temperatures and snow overnight into Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois Tuesday morning. The outlook includes Lake and McHenry counties as well as the rest […]

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Lifesaving awards given to those who helped save man that went into cardiac arrest in Huntley

Firefighters, paramedics and a dispatcher were honored with lifesaving awards for saving the life of an elderly man who went into cardiac arrest in Huntley. Fire officials said Barbara Stec noticed her husband, Ken Stec, struggling to breathe on December 9. Barbara, without haste, called 911 and answered the dispatcher’s questions. The two determined Ken […]

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NWS says snow could cause slippery travel in Chicagoland area, bringing abrupt end to mild weather

The National Weather Service says the mild weather has come to an abrupt end as a cold front moves into the Chicagoland area, bringing snow Friday evening that could cause slippery travel. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Friday morning warning about a wintry mix of rain and snow. The […]

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Health department issues warning about increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County

Authorities are warning the public and offering safety tips after recently identifying an increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said Tuesday there has been an increase in deaths, suspected from overdoses, in the county. The department did not provide specific numbers or say what date the […]

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McHenry County sheriff’s canine locates child who went missing for several hours in Crystal Lake

Authorities say a McHenry County sheriff’s canine assisted in tracking down a child who went missing for several hours near Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 6:55 p.m. Monday for a report of a missing person on Erick Street in unincorporated Crystal Lake. The young teenager was missing for approximately two […]

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Gurnee police canines Hawk and Leo receive body armor donations from non-profit organization

Gurnee Police Department canines Hawk and Leo have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization sponsored by a private donor. The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Leah Beale.” Leah A. Beale, who is […]

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Nearly yearlong closure of busy stretch of Sheridan Road in Beach Park begins for roadwork

A nearly yearlong closure of a busy stretch of Sheridan Road in Beach Park went into place Monday as crews work to replace a culvert and perform other upgrades. The Illinois Department of Transportation is overseeing the culvert replacement project on Sheridan Road over Bull Creek in Beach Park. The project began on Monday and […]

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Police seek help in locating 86-year-old woman considered missing, endangered from Huntley

UPDATE: The woman has been safely located in Iowa, police announced. Police are searching for an 86-year-old Huntley woman considered endangered after she went missing and was last seen driving near Marengo Sunday. The Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory for Selva Ferguson, 86, of Huntley. The Huntley Police Department is seeking […]