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Thunderstorms bringing heavy rain to Chicagoland area could turn severe Wednesday, NWS warns

The National Weather Service says strong thunderstorms Wednesday in the Chicagoland area could turn severe this afternoon with a threat of large hail and damaging winds. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and […]

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Metra station to be built in Huntley as governor announces passenger train service from Rockford to Chicago

The governor announced Thursday that new funding will allow Metra to restore train service from Rockford to Chicago, resulting in a train station being built in Huntley. Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said a partnership between the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Metra to provide passenger rail between Chicago and Rockford will restore service that […]

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NWS warns of gusty thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours Wednesday evening in Chicago area

The National Weather Service says gusty thunderstorms could produce downpours and damaging winds Wednesday evening in Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) on Wednesday afternoon issued a hazardous weather outlook for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and Ford counties. The […]

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Man accused of breaking into Metra station, kicking two police officers who arrested him in Fox River Grove

A Chicago man allegedly broke into the Metra train station in Fox River Grove and then attacked two police officers who tried to arrest him, court records show. Moshae Chambliss, 30, of Chicago, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery of a peace officer and one count of criminal damage to government-supported property. A […]

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Forecasters warn of severe thunderstorms with threat of tornadoes, damaging winds in Chicagoland area

The National Weather Service says multiple windows of severe weather bringing storms and damaging winds, along with a threat of tornadoes, are expected Thursday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, […]

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34-year-old man from Mundelein identified after being killed in motorcycle crash in Chicago

Authorities have identified a Mundelein man who died after he suffered critical injuries when his motorcycle struck a median and crashed in Chicago. The Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department responded around 9:15 p.m. Thursday to the 7700 block of North Sheridan Road for a traffic crash with injuries. Officers arrived to find a […]

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Suspect charged with forcing entry, burglarizing Kohl’s store of $80K worth of jewelry in Crystal Lake

A Chicago man has been charged with forcing entry to Kohl’s in Crystal Lake and allegedly stealing $80,000 worth of jewelry during a burglary in December. The Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 2 a.m. on December 30 to Kohl’s, 5420 Northwest Highway in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Richard Neumann said dispatchers […]