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Illinois State Police say they are in contact with organizers of several convoys traveling through Illinois

The Illinois State Police said they are in contact with organizers of several convoys traveling through Illinois and are urging motorists to be aware of increased traffic due to the convoys. The Illinois State Police (ISP) said in a statement Monday they are reminding the public that several convoys are traversing the United States and […]

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State police warn of vehicle convoy that will possibly begin in Lake County and travel through Illinois

The Illinois State Police are warning participants of a vehicle convoy protest, which is expected to begin in Gurnee and travel through Illinois this week, not to endanger the safety of the public. The state police said they have become aware of a planned event along several interstate corridors scheduled from February 26 to March […]

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Highland Park proof of COVID vaccination order expires after city council decides not to renew it

Private businesses in Highland Park are no longer required to check patrons’ proof of COVID-19 vaccination after the city council decided not to extend the order. The City of Highland Park issued a statement Friday saying Mayor Nancy Rotering and the city council members determined that the city would not extend the emergency declaration. The […]

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Stevenson High School says protest against masks led to some students being ‘verbally assaulted’ by protesters

A walkout and protest involving dozens of parents and students at Stevenson High School against the school’s mask mandate led to some students being “verbally assaulted,” school officials said. The protest began around 8:30 a.m. Friday and involved at least 40 parents and 50 students protesting on campus at Route 22 and Stevenson Drive in […]

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Government offices in Waukegan closing early Thursday in anticipation for protest in Marcellis Stinnette case

Government offices in Waukegan are closing early Thursday as demonstrators are expected to gather to call for charges against the officer who shot and killed Marcellis Stinnette. The Lake County Communications Division said in a statement that the county’s government offices in its Waukegan complex at 18 North County Street in Waukegan will be closing […]