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Six Flags settles class action lawsuit for charging season pass holders during COVID-19 closure

Six Flags will allow free admission and other benefits to eligible members after settling a class-action lawsuit alleging the company charged season pass holders during the COVID-19 closures. In October, a class-action lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Six Flags, the Cook County Record reported. Attorneys with the firms of KamberLaw and […]

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President Biden to visit Illinois this week to promote vaccine mandate for businesses

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden will be in Chicago on Wednesday to promote his order for all businesses with more than 100 employees to require the COVID-19 vaccine for their workers. Business groups are wary about the mandate, which is expected to impact 80 million jobs nationwide. Biden announced the mandate earlier this […]

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Police speaking to person of interest in the murder of 19-year-old pregnant woman found in Lake Michigan

Chicago police say they are talking to a “person of interest” in the murder of a 19-year-old pregnant woman whose body was found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan last month. The Chicago Sun-Times, citing a Chicago Police Department spokesperson, reported Friday morning that a person of interest was being interviewed by Chicago police in connection […]

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Police believe there are dozens of identity theft victims after arresting man in gas station scheme near Gurnee

Police believe there could be dozens of identity fraud victims after they arrested a Chicago man involved in a Gurnee area gas station scheme where he used other people’s credit card information. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the Shell gas station, 36725 North Route 41 in unincorporated Gurnee, for […]

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Coroner’s office confirms ‘Lake Michigan Jane Doe’ was missing pregnant 19-year-old from Chicago

The coroner’s office has confirmed the identity of the ‘Lake Michigan Jane Doe’ found near Waukegan as a missing 19-year-old pregnant woman from Chicago. Her death is considered a homicide. A forensic odontologist with the Lake County Coroner’s Office confirmed the woman is Yarianna G. Wheeler, 19, of Chicago, following a dental records comparison with […]