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Video Takes Center Stage in Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP)  Kyle Rittenhouse shouted “Friendly!” as he was being chased by a man he eventually…

Highwood Man Dies in Cook County Single Vehicle Crash

(Northbrook, IL)  A Lake County man is dead after a single vehicle crash in Cook County. Illinois…

Lake County Coronavirus Metrics Remain Steady

(Waukegan, IL)  Lake County’s Coronavirus metrics remained relatively flat on Wednesday. Illinois Health officials announced 86 new…

Illinois Recreational Pot Sales Eclipse 1-Billion Dollars in 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)  Recreational pot sales in Illinois continue to set records. Sales have reached $1.12 billion…

Opening Statements Made in Kyle Rittenhouse Case

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) Opening statements were given, and the first witness was called in the Kyle Rittenhouse…

Man Wanted in Racine County Arrested in Lake County

(Waukegan, IL)  A man considered a fugitive from justice north of the border, has been arrested in…

Covid Cases Drop, No Death, Hospital Numbers Flat in Lake County

(Waukegan, IL)  Lake County added 86 new Coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with no new fatalities. Illinois Health…

Illinois Treasurer Looking to Reunite Purple Heart Medals With Rightful Owners

(Springfield, IL)  The Illinois State Treasurer is looking to reunite several Purple Heart awards with the people…

Opening Statements in Rittenhouse Case Scheduled for Tuesday

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP)  A jury has been seated in the homicide trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. The 18-year-old…

Coronavirus Lake County States, Vaccines Up

(Waukegan, IL)  Lake County averaged 108 new cases of Coronavirus a day over the weekend, up from…



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