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Illinois Attorney General vows to take action on price gouging related to coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning businesses and stores to maintain fair prices amid the coronavirus outbreak after dozens of price gouging reports. Raoul’s office will take action to stop unfair pricing on items that are “crucial to stopping the spread of the coronavirus outbreak,” according to a statement released on Tuesday. The office […]

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Illinois governor orders all restaurants, bars to close to dine-in customers as coronavirus cases rise to 93

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has ordered all restaurants and bars to be closed to dine-in customers through March 30 as the number of coronavirus cases jumps to 93. The order came Sunday afternoon during the governor’s daily press conference regarding COVID-19 and the order will take place starting Monday. Restaurants will still be open for […]

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Extra ‘Move Over’ Law patrols result in 281 citations, 77 arrests, ISP says

Extra patrols conducted statewide last week to specifically enforce Scott’s Law— also known as Move Over Law — resulted in 281 citations and 77 arrests, according to Illinois State Police. “Operation Lambert” was a special week-long campaign in honor of fallen trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, of Highland Park. He was killed in the line of […]