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2 killed, 1 critically injured following crash involving 2 semi trucks, SUV near Deerfield

Two people were killed and another was critically injured after a three-vehicle crash involving two semi trucks and an SUV on I-94 near Deerfield. The Illinois State Police and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department responded around 10:26 a.m. Tuesday to I-94 eastbound at mile post 22 near Half Day Road. State police said that a preliminary investigation […]

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Deerfield orders all residents to wear face masks at essential businesses

The mayor of Deerfield has ordered all customers and employees of essential businesses to wear a face covering starting on Wednesday. Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal issued the supplemental emergency order with support of the village board during their Monday teleconference meeting. The order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. “The Centers for Disease […]

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Emergency medical field unit deployed at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan

The International Medical Corps has built an emergency medical field unit at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan, which will be used to triage and test coronavirus patients. Personal protective equipment and volunteer clinicians were also deployed to the hospital by the International Medical Corps. The field unit is allowing the hospital to expand triage […]

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Off-duty Lincolnshire firefighter dies in skid steer accident in Fox Lake

An off-duty firefighter/paramedic with the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District died Thursday afternoon in a skid steer accident in Fox Lake. The Fox Lake Police Department and Fox Lake Fire Protection District responded around 2:20 p.m. Thursday to Ben Watts Marina, 116 South Route 12. Police said that a man, identified as Mark Amore, 46, was […]