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State awards grant money to Lake County, Chicago area businesses hit by 2020 looting

Two Lake County businesses were awarded grants as part of a statewide economic recovery program for businesses to help rebuild after the 2020 riots. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced last Monday $976,000 to 26 small businesses and $7.45 million for businesses in commercial corridors. The grants are the final round […]

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Founder of Lake County Black Lives Matter chapter charged with felony in Kenosha civil unrest

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. The activist and founder of the Lake County Black Lives Matter chapter has been charged for allegedly threatening an officer and kicking a police station door during the August civil unrest in Kenosha. Clyde J. McLemore, 62, […]

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Prosecutors want to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond after he was seen at bar flashing white power sign

Prosecutors want to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond conditions after he was reportedly seen at a bar flashing white power signs and being ‘loudly serenaded’ with the Proud Boys’ official song. Rittenhouse, 18, formerly of Antioch, was charged with shooting and killing two people and injuring a third person during civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin last […]

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Police say emergency curfew in Antioch is lifted, will not go into effect Thursday

Antioch police announced that the village’s emergency curfew order has been lifted after no issues were reported overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning. “The Department continues to monitor all available information and current trends, in an attempt to identify and evaluate potential risks. After much careful consideration, based on the best information available at this time, […]