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Illinois Woman Terrified After DoorDash Driver Threatens Her Family

DoorDash is a common service in Illinois and has been since for a few years. It's safe to say the coronavirus pandemic helped make the delivery service even more relevant. I was a "DoorDasher" for a day and quickly learned it was not for me. Uber and Lyft were more enjoyable for me. Both services take steps to ensure driver safety but what about the safety of the customer?
BELVIDERE, IL
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Rage Against the Machine Donating Ticket Sales to Reproductive Rights Organizations

Rage Against the Machine will donate nearly half a million dollars to reproductive rights organizations in Wisconsin and Illinois, as the band announced on social media last night (June 24). “We are disgusted by the repeal of Roe V. Wade and the devastating impact it will have on tens of millions of people,” the group wrote in an Instagram post. “Over half of the country (26 states) is likely to ban or seriously restrict abortion very soon, if not immediately, which will have a disproportionate impact on poor, working class and undocumented BIPOC communities.”
CHICAGO, IL
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McHenry man charged with resisting arrest while holding 2-year-old daughter, causing baby to hit head

A McHenry man was charged after he allegedly resisted police arrest while he was holding his two-year-old daughter, causing the baby to hit her head on a door on Tuesday in McHenry. David Starke, 40, of the 5200 block of Woodrow Avenue in McHenry, was charged with two counts of domestic battery, causing a child […] The post McHenry man charged with resisting arrest while holding 2-year-old daughter, causing baby to hit head appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
MCHENRY, IL
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3 months in jail for man who shot BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to three months in jail after taking a plea deal for firing a BB gun at a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s home and patrol car in Woodstock. Maurice Q. Gill-McNeil, 19, of the 14200 block of Westwood Court in Woodstock, was indicted on three counts of threatening a public […] The post 3 months in jail for man who shot BB gun at McHenry County sheriff’s deputy’s Woodstock home, patrol car appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
MCHENRY COUNTY, IL

19-year-old shot in Janesville park

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) — Janesville Police said a 19-year-old was shot in Bond Park on Thursday and the suspect is still at large. According to police, officers were called to the park, at 201 N. Oakhill, where they located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital and was […]
JANESVILLE, WI
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Harvard police issue EMPA for 16-year-old mom and infant son

HARVARD, Ill. (WIFR) - Illinois State Police have activated an endangered missing persons alert for a Harvard teen and her 5-month-old son. Amia J. Stith and Maverick C. Stith were last seen being picked up Wednesday afternoon by a man near the Harvard Diggins Library. They are possibly traveling with Michael A. Walton, 22, who is 5′10 and weighs 180lbs. Michael has blonde hair and brown eyes.
HARVARD, IL
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'Mourn, then fight:' Dozens gather in downtown Janesville to protest federal abortion ruling

As music stands were set up in preparation for a patriotic concert at the pavilion adjacent to the Rock County courthouse on Friday night, the sentiment was not shared a few hundred feet up the hill. There, dozens of people rallied in anger and frustration following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that overturned Roe vs. Wade, a nearly five-decade-old precedent. By a vote of 6-3, the conservative bloc of the current court ruled that the court overstepped in the 1973, citing multiple areas of...
JANESVILLE, WI

Man charged with child abduction after 16-year-old girl and her baby went missing from Harvard

A man was charged with child abduction after a 16-year-old girl and her 5-month-old son went missing from Harvard on Wednesday. The two were located unharmed in Kentucky, police said. The Harvard Police Department responded around 9 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Roosevelt Street in Harvard for a report of a missing […] The post Man charged with child abduction after 16-year-old girl and her baby went missing from Harvard appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
HARVARD, IL

Belvidere’s Heritage Days delayed due to weather

BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Saturday’s rain and storms caused a lot of outdoor events to either cancel or come up with rain dates. Belvidere’s “Heritage Days” had a full schedule of events on Saturday, including Paint on State and a car show, but organizers decided in the morning to cancel activities and push everything to […]
BELVIDERE, IL

MISSING: Amia Smith, 17, and her 5-month old son last seen in Harvard, Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Police are searching for a young mother and her baby who went missing from Northwest suburban Harvard Wednesday. Seventeen-year-old Amia Smith and her 5-moth-old baby son Maverick were last seen leaving a home on McKinley Street around noon. Smith is 5-foot-4 and weighs 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a baseball cap with a rainbow flag, a black shirt with foil flowers, black shorts, and black socks. Anyone with information is asked to contact police. 
HARVARD, IL
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Beloit Fire Department urges public to leave fireworks to experts

BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) - Ahead of Independence Day, the Beloit Fire Department is reminding everyone to enjoy the Fourth of July safely. The fire department is recommending that the public not use any fireworks and to consider safer alternatives to celebrate. According to the BFD, class III fireworks may be...
BELOIT, WI
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Missing Illinois mother, infant son found safe

HARVARD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — UPDATE:. The Harvard Police Department says Amia and Maverick Stith have been found safe in Kentucky. The suspect, Michael Walton, was taken into custody. Around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, "the two Harvard youths and the individual that accompanied them turned themselves in to the Cynthiana,...
HARVARD, IL
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