Batavia Woman Provides Clean Needles, Naloxone To Drug Addicts

A Batavia woman has started a needle exchange and free naloxone program in the Western suburbs. And she's ready for the scrutiny.

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  • McHenry commission to consider senior living development
    McHenry's Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Wednesday to consider plans for a two-phase housing development that would incorporate at least 175 senior living units. A developer has proposed a housing complex at 414 S. Crystal Lake Road, but city staff have concerns about the plan's traffic and market studies, according to city documents. Haitham Ramadan of Chicago Rehabilitation Services Inc. More
  • Pizza Hut, Mexican restaurant among new businesses in Crystal Lake
    A handful of new businesses have opened in Crystal Lake this fall. The city's economic development manager, Heather Maieritsch, said the area continues to attract new investment thanks to its business-friendly environment. "We're really excited," Maieritsch said. More
  • Algonquin woman wins national I Love My Librarian Award
    An Algonquin librarian has won a national "I Love My Librarian Award" for her commitment to education and lifelong learning. Lindsey Tomsu, teen librarian at the Algonquin Area Public Library District, is one of only 10 librarians nationally to be recognized by the American Library Association. Tomsu was nominated by the teen advisory boards at the Algonquin library and La Vista Public Library in Nebraska. More
  • Ford County man gets 140 years for sexually exploiting 3 children in 2014
    Toetim Cizmar, 78, of Cabery pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child for conduct with three children ranging in age from 3 to 6 and to possession of child pornography for producing 'visual depictions' of the conduct. More
  • Charges dismissed against man accused in January robbery, shooting in Urbana
    The Champaign County State's Attorney's Office dropped charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm against Darrion Brown of Champaign after the victims did not cooperate with prosecutors. More
  • To slow a deadly epidemic, naloxone training is offered in Baltimore
    It was a rainy night in southwest Baltimore, but about 40 people turned out for a free class on how to save someone from an opioid overdose using the rescue drug, naloxone ... who aren’t white,” asked ...
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