To date, 82,217,041 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan area, which covers parts of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, a total […]
A severe thunderstorm just issued for portions of Kankakee, Iroquois, Newton, and Lake County (IN), valid until 6:15 pm CDT
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE 533 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2022 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... EASTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... NORTHEASTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... NORTHWESTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA... SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN INDIANA... * UNTIL 615 PM CDT. * AT 532 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MOROCCO, MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LOWELL, MANTENO, MOMENCE, MOROCCO, LAKE VILLAGE, GRANT PARK, ST. ANNE, HOPKINS PARK, SUN RIVER TERRACE, BEAVERVILLE, DONOVAN, SCHNEIDER AND SUMAVA RESORTS. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE... I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 323 AND 324. THIS INCLUDES... US 41 DRAGWAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH.
These Are the Counties In the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest
After adding over 702,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 81.9 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 990,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
Since the first case of the omicron variant was detected in the U.S., new daily cases of COVID-19 have hit new highs. To date, 81,519,474 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with the virus — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of […]
These Are the Counties In the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Slowest
After adding over 516,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 81.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 990,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
On Monday, May 16, 2022 about 2:50pm Newton County 9-1-1 center received reports of a two vehicle crash with entrapment in the area of SR 55 at CR 900 N. (1 mile south of the SR 10 and SR 55 intersection) The preliminary investigation indicated that a 23 year old...
These Are the Counties in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19
Though cases of the omicron variant appear to have peaked in the United States, the virus continues to claim lives. Nearly 1 million Americans have died from the virus – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metropolitan area, which covers parts […]
Indiana State Police Are Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Newton CountySCDN Graphics Department. Newton County – At the request of the Newton County Sheriff and Jasper County Sheriff, the Indiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Kentland, IN.
KENTLAND, Ind. (WISH) — A Gary man in transit from one jail to another Wednesday managed to escape and get a gun, resulting in a shootout between him and police, according to Indiana State Police. Jayme Lopez, 36, was being moved Wednesday from Iroquois County Jail in Illinois to...
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KENTLAND, Ind. — An inmate being transported from Illinois to Newton County escaped officers, acquired a gun and made entry into an apartment in Kentland where he got into a shootout with police before being shot by an officer, according to authorities. According to the Indiana State Police, Jayme...
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Ind. – Wednesday afternoon, a man from Gary, Indiana, allegedly managed to escape the jail transport vehicle taking him from Illinois to Indiana. The man identified as Jayme Lopez (36) was arrested in Illinois for an active warrant in Newton County, Indiana. “Lopez was being extradited on an active...
NEWTON COUNTY — Indiana State Police are investigating a police shooting in Newton County in northwestern Indiana. The shooting occurred after a man escaped police custody during a transport from the Iroquois County, Illinois jail to the Newton County, Indiana jail, according to Indiana State Police. Police said following...