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Officials announce death of former police chief for Fox Lake and Algonquin police departments

Russell Laine, the former police chief for the Fox Lake and Algonquin police departments, has died, officials announced. He had 38 years of law enforcement service and was a Vietnam veteran. “It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of retired Chief of Police Russell Laine,” the Algonquin Police Department said on […]

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Gov. Pritzker signs bill that prohibits jails in the state from housing ICE detainees

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law on Monday that will prohibit jails in Illinois from housing ICE detainees and severely limit local law enforcement from working with federal immigration agents. Senate Bill 667 — also called the “Illinois Way Forward Act” — was passed 36-19 in late May. On Monday, Pritzker signed SB 667 […]