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2 Chicago women charged with robbing Ulta Beauty store in Mundelein, stealing perfume

Two Chicago women have been charged with robbing an Ulta Beauty store in Mundelein and stealing thousands of dollars in products, prosecutors said. Keyazjhia Banks, 21, of the 4100 block of South Prairie Avenue in Chicago, was charged with robbery, burglary and retail theft over $300. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Caitlin Valiulis said during […]

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Severe thunderstorms could bring tornadoes, hail and heavy rain to northern Illinois, NWS says

The National Weather Service says potentially severe thunderstorms could bring tornadoes, hail, heavy winds and rain in northern Illinois Saturday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Saturday morning for northern Illinois, including Lake and McHenry counties. Thunderstorms are expected to develop across northwest Illinois to the Interstate 39 corridor around […]

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Illinois State Police adding more license plate reading cameras to assist in expressway shooting investigations

Nearly five dozen automated license plate reading cameras are being installed to supplement the current 99 cameras that assist in shooting investigations on Chicago area expressways, state police announced. The Illinois State Police (ISP), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), announced on Wednesday that 56 […]

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State health officials issue warning to Illinois parents about severe liver damage in children

State health officials are warning parents in Illinois after cases of severe hepatitis in children have been reported in the state, including one case that required a liver transplant. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said Monday that it has learned of three suspected cases of severe hepatitis in children under 10 years of […]