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State says Lake County is at ‘warning level’ for coronavirus spread

State health officials announced on Friday that Lake County is among 28 other counties at “warning level” for coronavirus risk and are urging residents to take precautions to prevent spreading the virus. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 29 Illinois counties are now at warning level: Boone, Bureau, Clinton, Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, […]

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Gov. Pritzker adds Lake County, 4 other counties to disaster proclamation amid protests, looting

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added Lake County and four other counties to his disaster proclamation, which will aid local governments handling protesting, looting and civil unrest. Pritzker announced Wednesday afternoon that Lake, Peoria, Rock Island, Williamson and Stephenson counties were being added. His original proclamation issued on Monday included Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will, […]

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Police prepare following social media reports of planned looting in Lake County

Police departments are warning businesses and residents to be cautious after social media posts surfaced threatening mass looting in Lake County. The Highland Park Police Department said that there are social media reports of looting expanding from Chicago into the suburbs. “Businesses and residents are advised to pay heed and take precautions. Your safety is […]