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Parents sue Pritzker, 16 school districts in Lake and McHenry counties over mask mandate, COVID rules

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Gov. J.B. Pritzker, ISBE and 16 school districts in Lake and McHenry counties over the state’s school mask mandate and other COVID rules. The case was filed in Macoupin County by attorney Thomas DeVore seeks declaratory judgment and injunctions against the schools, saying it’s unlawful to exclude students […]

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Government offices in Waukegan closing early Thursday in anticipation for protest in Marcellis Stinnette case

Government offices in Waukegan are closing early Thursday as demonstrators are expected to gather to call for charges against the officer who shot and killed Marcellis Stinnette. The Lake County Communications Division said in a statement that the county’s government offices in its Waukegan complex at 18 North County Street in Waukegan will be closing […]

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Police searching for driver who sprayed ‘unknown aerosol spray’ at another motorist near Spring Grove

Authorities are trying to identify a driver who sprayed another motorist with an “unknown aerosol spray” during a road rage incident near Spring Grove. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:15 p.m. Monday to the intersection of Route 12 and Wilmot Road in unincorporated Spring Grove. McHenry County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Emily Matusek said […]

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Mother of 19-year-old shot and killed by Waukegan officer says ongoing investigation ‘is a cover-up’

The investigation into the fatal Waukegan police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette is still being investigated by the state’s attorney a year after it happened. The victim’s mother says the state’s attorney is covering up her son’s death. Stinnette, 19, of Waukegan, was shot and killed on October 20, 2020, by Waukegan police officer Dante Salinas […]