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‘A local hero’: Student awarded for stopping school bus after driver experiences medical emergency in Lake Villa

A student was given a lifesaving award on Monday after authorities say he helped stop a moving school bus when its driver became unresponsive in Lake Villa. The Lake Villa Police Department said Jeffrey Starck, who they called a “local hero,” was given a lifesaving award on Monday during the Lake Villa Village Board meeting. […]

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Firefighters, paramedics awarded for saving life of woman who was found unresponsive following crash in Barrington Hills

Firefighters and paramedics who successfully revived an elderly woman after she was found unresponsive following a car crash in Barrington Hills have received awards for their actions. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District said on Saturday they were proud to recognize several of their members for their “exemplary service.” Battalion Chief Haller, Captain Christenberry, Lieutenant Callahan, […]

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‘Early CPR saves lives’: Co-workers, police officer honored for saving life of unresponsive man in Marengo

Co-workers and a police officer were honored for successfully reviving, with the help of paramedics, a man who went into sudden cardiac arrest in Marengo last month. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts said the incident happened while Michael Kosirog was at work on the morning of August 9. Kosirog had a medical emergency that […]

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Round Lake Beach police commander honored for saving motorist while off-duty on his way to work

A Round Lake Beach police commander was presented with a lifesaving award for rendering aid and stopping a vehicle whose driver was experiencing a medical emergency. Round Lake Beach Police Department Commander Paul Grace was presented with the award during Monday’s village board meeting. Round Lake Beach Chief of Police Wayne Wilde Jr. said Grace […]

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Police officer receives lifesaving award for performing CPR, saving unresponsive person in Lincolnshire

A police officer was honored with a lifesaving award for responding to an emergency call and reviving an unresponsive person by performing CPR in Lincolnshire. The Lincolnshire Police Department recognized Officer Robert Skrobot in recognition of his “exceptional efforts” in administering lifesaving CPR. Lincolnshire Deputy Police Chief Kim Covelli said Skrobot exemplified dedication and professionalism […]