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State’s attorney comments on court order forcing health department to release COVID-19 names

The McHenry County State’s Attorney said he is “beyond disappointed” that the health department refused to release COVID-19 patient names to law enforcement. “This was a no-brainer for the Health Department, a common-sense, confidential, and entirely lawful way they could have worked collaboratively with police departments to assist in enhancing the safety of officers and […]

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Lawsuit filed against SEDOL after teacher aide charged with sexually assaulting student

A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the Special Education District of Lake County after a paraprofessional was charged in December with sexually assaulting a physically and mentally disabled student. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, a Waukegan based law firm, filed the civil lawsuit in Lake County Circuit Court alleging the school district “recklessly failed” to protect […]

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Mother picking up daughter’s birthday cake fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Deerfield, lawsuit alleges

A mother, who was picking up a birthday cake for her daughter’s 21st birthday, was killed last week after being ran over and dragged underneath a car driven by a local business owner, who fled the scene in Deerfield, a lawsuit alleges. Lucinda Rondon-Stanley, 53, of Evanston, died of blunt force injuries caused by a […]