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Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian on NW Side – Bail Set at $400K

A Cook County Judge set a $400,000 bail for Maciej Machniewicz who is charged with felony aggravated DUI following a car accident. Machniewicz, who prosecutors are saying never had a valid drivers license, was charged with aggravated DUI after striking and killing a 62 year-old woman Tuesday on the Chicago’s…

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3 Gavin Middle School Teachers Fired in Connection with Abuse Charges

The School District Board for Gavin School District 37 in Ingleside, IL are suspending without pay pending a formal dismissal hearing Michale Vucic, a Gavin teacher who has been charged with childhood sexual abuse of a student. The Board also voted to let two other teachers go for allegedly not…

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Highland Park Chiropractor Accused of Sexually Abusing Patients

A number of people have come forward with accusations that a Highland Park chiropractor sexually abused his patients during their sessions. According to the Lake County prosecutor’s office so far three people have come forward. Prosecutors are asking anyone who believes they were victims of inappropriate and unwanted contact to…

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Drug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak Likely Linked to Foster Farms Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning consumers of a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections likely linked to Foster Farms brand chicken that are resistant to multiple drugs. As of May 22, 2014 there have been 574 total cases reported in 27 states. Many have been hospitalized after…

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Collision Involving 3 Semis Halts Traffic on I-90

A head-on collision involving three semi-trailers on I-90 approaching Illinois Route 47 caused lengthy traffic delays on Thursday morning. According to the Illinois State Police, a truck heading eastbound had somehow crossed the median in to on-coming traffic, crashing into another trailer heading in the opposite direction. The full extent…