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Judge allows NorthShore University HealthSystem to fire employees for refusing vaccine mandate

A judge on Tuesday denied a preliminary injunction, allowing NorthShore University HealthSystem to fire 14 employees who refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19. 14 unnamed employees being represented by Chicago-based Leahu Law Group and Florida-based Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit on October 25 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. NorthShore University […]

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Extra-alarm chemical fire at industrial building in Round Lake takes firefighters 2 hours to extinguish

A second-alarm fire early Tuesday morning at an industrial building in Round Lake took firefighters about two hours to extinguish and caused over $150,000 in damage. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday to Northern Insulation, Inc., 702 Magna Drive in Round Lake, for an automatic fire alarm activation. Greater […]

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Police investigating hate crime after anti-Semitic, racist graffiti found on wall of synagogue in Highland Park

Police officials say they are investigating anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found on a Highland Park synagogue as a hate crime. The Highland Park Police Department responded around 5:45 p.m. on November 20 to the Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue in Highland Park. Highland Park Deputy Police Chief William Bonaguidi said officers responded after graffiti […]