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Winter weather advisory issued for northern Illinois ahead of more snow, below-zero wind chills

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the entire northern Illinois area ahead of expected snow Thursday into Friday alongside another period of below-zero wind chills. The National Weather Service issued the winter weather advisory early Thursday morning. The advisory includes all northern Illinois counties, including Lake and McHenry counties. The advisory goes into […]

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Weather service says winter storm will hit Chicagoland area in two rounds, with some areas seeing up to 12 inches

The National Weather Service says a winter storm will bring two rounds of snow to the northern Illinois area this week with some areas possibly receiving up to a foot of snow in total. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the winter weather is set to begin in the region Monday evening. Residents should expect […]

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NWS says ‘strong storm system’ involving heavy snow possible for Chicago area next week

The National Weather Service says they are tracking a “strong storm system” that will likely impact the Chicagoland area next week with heavy snow and gusty winds. The National Weather Service (NWS) said Thursday morning they are continuing to watch a pattern change that will occur next week. The change involves colder and snowier conditions, […]

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State officials announce Illinois will be paying for hotels for migrants coming to Chicago area

After busloads of migrants were dropped off over the weekend in Fox River Grove and other suburbs, state officials announced Illinois will be paying for hotels for the migrants. The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced on Sunday they would be standing up hotel rooms to house families in response to a recent influx […]

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U.S. Supreme Court denies request to halt ‘assault weapons,’ high-capacity magazine ban in Illinois

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to halt Illinois’ ban on “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines that is set to go into effect next month. Plaintiffs in the challenge out of Naperville against the state’s gun ban asked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to issue an emergency […]

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‘Restoring the public’s trust’: Illinois State Police release online reporting system for residents to report public corruption

The Illinois State Police say they have rolled out a new online reporting system for residents to report suspected corruption so officials can “begin restoring the public’s trust in government.” The Illinois State Police (ISP) Special Investigations Unit (SIU) announced the initiative on Thursday. “The Illinois State Police Special Investigations Unit is dedicated to seeking […]

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Illinois State Police tout revocation, denial of more than 4,000 FOID cards, claim it has averted ‘potential tragedies’

The Illinois State Police announced they have revoked over 4,000 Firearm Owners Identification cards this year from Clear and Present Danger reports, which they say has “averted tragedies.” The Illinois State Police (ISP) released data highlighting its Office of Firearms Safety reviews earlier this week. The office works to prevent potential firearm-related incidents by keeping […]

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National Weather Service says 1-2 inches of snow possible in Chicagoland area beginning Sunday

The National Weather Service says snow amounting to one to two inches is possible starting early Sunday morning in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Saturday morning for northeast and north-central Illinois. The outlook includes Lake, McHenry, Cook, Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, LaSalle, Kendall, […]

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‘Lives are needlessly lost’: State police remind motorists to buckle up, drive sober on Thanksgiving

State police are reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober on Thanksgiving after 10 people were killed in crashes in Illinois last Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police said motorists will see hundreds of additional seat belt enforcement zones and other enforcement patrols. Officers will be looking for […]