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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    SPRINGFIELD — The risk from tickborne illness is still lurking even as the summer winds down, state public health officials warned Friday. read more More
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    State police want Illinois to lose its rank as the No. 2 state for railroad-crossing deaths. To promote that goal, the agency is partnering with local, state and federal authorities to promote vehicle and pedestrian safety around railroad tracks and trains during Rail Safety Week, set next week. read more More
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  • Lake in the Hills police reports
    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. • Jessica Warren, 38, of the 3500 block of Chadwick Lane, Lake in the Hills, was charged Saturday, Sept. More
  • Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 21, 2018
    We have a record-breaking 22 items in the 'Bag this week, everything from more information on Big Elmer the fish to a longtime vacant lot in Champaign that may be vacant no more and a sculpture in Urbana that has gone into storage. Questions? More
  • The wall of forgotten Natives: Inside Minneapolis’ largest homeless encampment
    For outreach workers who serve the homeless, Minneapolis’ largest-ever homeless camp makes it easier to distribute syringes, administer Naloxone, and enlist people in housing and drug treatment ... An ...
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