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SUV strikes, kills 2 pedestrians in suburban Chicago crash

Two pedestrians died after they were struck by an SUV that also crashed Sunday into a suburban Chicago building, police said.

SUV strikes, kills 2 pedestrians in suburban Chicago crash
Law

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: November 18, 2022

Here is a brief summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois.

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: November 18, 2022
Crime

McHenry County Coroner: Driver who killed 7 on highway was intoxicated

A woman who drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 in northern Illinois, causing a crash that killed a family of six and a 13-year-old family friend, as well as herself, was intoxicated at the time, the McHenry County Coroner said Monday.

McHenry County Coroner: Driver who killed 7 on highway was intoxicated
Chicagoland Business

CVS, Walgreens announce opioid settlements totaling $10B

Two of the largest U.S. pharmacy chains, CVS Health and Walgreen Co., announced agreements in principle Wednesday to pay about $5 billion each to settle lawsuits nationwide over the toll of opioids, and a lawyer said Walmart is in discussions for a deal.

CVS, Walgreens announce opioid settlements totaling $10B
Crime

Jury convicts Gary man in bank robbery where guard was slain

A federal jury convicted the owner of semipro football team, the Illini Panthers, of armed robbery and a weapons charge in the slaying of a bank security guard last year, prosecutors said Thursday.

Jury convicts Gary man in bank robbery where guard was slain
Chicagoland News

Rockford coach convicted of sexually abusing ice skater

A jury found a northern Illinois ice skating coach guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving a young skater.

Rockford coach convicted of sexually abusing ice skater
Education

Online school put US kids behind. Some adults have regrets.

Preliminary test scores around the country confirm: The longer many students studied remotely, the less they learned. Some educators and parents are questioning decisions from Boston to Chicago to Los Angeles to remain online long after clear evidence emerged that schools weren’t super-spreaders.

Online school put US kids behind. Some adults have regrets.
Health

Advocate Aurora Health discloses breach tied to online data tracker

Advocate Aurora Health, which operates 27 hospitals, said in a statement that the breach may have exposed information including a patients' medical provider, the type of appointment or medical procedure, dates and locations of scheduled appointments, and IP addresses.

Advocate Aurora Health discloses breach tied to online data tracker
Chicagoland News

Indiana teacher with 'kill list' charged with intimidation

The teacher has been charged with felony intimidation despite reportedly telling school officials that she was struggling with mental health and kids not listening in the classroom, and that she "was only joking about it all."

Indiana teacher with 'kill list' charged with intimidation
Chicagoland Business

Walgreens beats fiscal 4Q forecasts, absorbs UK business hit

Shares of Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens climbed more than 2% to $32.77 in Thursday morning trading while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 1%.

Walgreens beats fiscal 4Q forecasts, absorbs UK business hit