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ICYMI: Male Accidentally Shot, At A Local Gun Store

(Madison Gun, Used to be called Bullet stop ) Sources are reporting an accidental shooting. It happened at 2100 Harlem rd in Loves Park, at the gun store. Initial reports are saying a male approx. late 60’s,. accidentally shot himself in the hand. Loves Park PD and FD are...
LOVES PARK, IL
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Rockford Scanner™: Armed Robbery To A Citizen In Loves Park

Brief information on what may have happened per ISPERN:. At approximately 10:20 this evening a armed robbery to a citizen happened at Park Lanes Bowl, 5318 N 2nd Street, Loves Park. Reportedly a black Mercedes SUV and a green Ford Taurus are the vehicles involved. The alleged suspects are being...
LOVES PARK, IL
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Man arrested after allegedly fleeing police, crashing car into pond near Round Lake Park

A Waukegan man was arrested after he allegedly fled from police and ran into a wooded area after crashing his car into a retention pond near Round Lake Park. Jeremy Point, 39, of Waukegan, was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding police, two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, possession of hypodermic needles, possession […] The post Man arrested after allegedly fleeing police, crashing car into pond near Round Lake Park appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
ROUND LAKE PARK, 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

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

'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

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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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
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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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Whitewater: Community Engagement Center holds ‘soft’ grand opening

A “soft” grand opening was held Thursday at the Community Engagement Center (CEC), Whitewater. The building, 1260 W. Main St., which is often referenced by residents as “the purple building,” due to its distinctive exterior, is operated by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and tenants, coordinators and volunteers at the grand opening were eager to make people aware of the amenities and services inside, all of which are available to the public.
WHITEWATER, WI

The Gazette again ranks among Wisconsin’s best newspapers

The Gazette once again ranks above other newspapers in the state of its size. The newspaper took home 23 total awards at the annual Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation banquet in Madison on Friday, including Best of Division A, which is daily newspapers with circulation of 10,000 or more. It’s the 10th consecutive award for The Gazette in that category, which was expanded this year to cover more newspapers. Staff photographer...
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