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Power outages, trees down reported in Lake and McHenry counties following severe thunderstorm

ComEd is working to restore over 100 power outages following a Tuesday afternoon thunderstorm that brought trees and power lines down in Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a broken line of strong to severe thunderstorms developed Tuesday and moved into northern Illinois. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued early Tuesday […]

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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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Resident’s quick reporting leads to police arresting Chicago man for burglarizing Highland Park homes

Authorities say police officers on Tuesday tracked down and arrested a Chicago man who allegedly burglarized multiple homes and a garage in Highland Park. The Highland Park Police Department responded around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of McDaniels Avenue for a report of a suspicious person who entered someone’s home. City of Highland […]