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Fire quickly extinguished following report of explosion at Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Woodstock

A small fire was quickly extinguished following a report of an explosion inside Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Woodstock Friday evening, fire officials said. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 8:04 p.m. Friday to Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital, 3701 Doty Road. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Communication Specialist Alex Vucha said crews received a […]

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No injuries reported after fire damages roof of manufacturing plant in Cary

A fire at a manufacturing plant caused damage to the roof and prompted an evacuation of the building’s employees in Cary Tuesday morning, fire officials said. The Cary Fire Protection District responded around 6:38 a.m. Tuesday to Durex International, 190 Detroit Street in Cary, for a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived on the […]

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Student charged after starting fire with firework at Harvard High School, police say

Police say they arrested a 15-year-old student after he allegedly caused a fire after putting a firework in a garbage can at Harvard High School on Friday. The Harvard Police Department responded around 1:12 p.m. Friday to Harvard High School, 1103 North Jefferson Street. Harvard Deputy Police Chief Tyson Bauman said officers received a call […]

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In-person classes resume at Highland Park High School following fire that caused $250K in damage

In-person learning resumed Tuesday after a fire caused $250,000 in damage to critical infrastructure at Highland Park High School last week. Township High School District 113 Superintendent Bruce Law sent an email to parents and students on Friday alerting them to the situation. Law said the fire occurred early Friday morning at Highland Park High […]

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In-person classes canceled after fire damages, knocks out ‘critical infrastructure’ at Highland Park High School

In-person learning was canceled Friday after a fire damaged Highland Park High School and knocked out critical infrastructure, school officials said. Township High School District 113 Superintendent Bruce Law sent an email to parents and students on Friday alerting them to the situation. Law said the fire occurred early Friday morning at Highland Park High […]

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Woman files lawsuit after suffering serious injury during explosion at Antioch restaurant

A Lindenhurst woman who suffered a serious injury during an explosion at an Antioch restaurant in September has filed a lawsuit against the business, her lawyer said. Law firm Salvi, Schostok and Pritchard have filed a lawsuit against Anastasias Restaurant and Sports Lounge, 950 Hillside Avenue in Antioch. LaVerne and Charles Burress, of Lindenhurst, went […]