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1 hospitalized after fire heavily damages garage, extends into Buffalo Grove home on Thanksgiving Day

One resident was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a garage fire Thanksgiving morning extended into a Buffalo Grove home, leaving it uninhabitable. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded at 8:47 a.m. Thursday to the 1000 block of Greenridge Road for a report of a garage fire. Acting Battalion Chief Jeffrey Morris said that fire crews […]

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‘Drive sober or get pulled over’: Local, state police urge safe driving over Thanksgiving holiday

Local police departments are increasing patrols over the Thanksgiving holiday and reminding the public to drive sober or get pulled over. “No one needs an empty seat at the Thanksgiving dinner table.” The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they are partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and nearly 200 local police […]

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Gov. Pritzker says no region will see reduced virus restrictions for a few weeks due to Thanksgiving travel

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said that all regions in Illinois will continue to have strict restrictions — despite some nearing the threshold for reduced restrictions — due to Thanksgiving travel and gatherings. “The number of patients fighting COVID-19 in our hospital systems statewide still eclipses our spring peak by 23%. We had hoped to see more […]