Rockton: Industrial Fire At Chemtool Leads To Evacuations

ROCKTON — A massive structure fire at a grease plant in far northern Illinois today forced area employees and residents from their homes. Emergency crews say it could take days to burn off and that the structure is a total loss. The Rockton Fire Department ordered an evacuation for a one mile radius around Chemtool […]

News Around Illinois – May 4, 2020

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Illinois Reaches Record High For COVID-19 Tests Performed in 24 Hours CHICAGO – In his daily briefing Sunday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a new record high for COVID-19 tests performed in Illinois in a single day: 19,417. The state is reporting 2,994 new cases, bringing the state total to 61,499. An additional 63 deaths were […]