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TWO FORD PLANT EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THEIR OPENING AFTER TWO WEEKS
2 staff members at a local Ford plant have now positively identified for the coronavirus just a day after it officially opened again.
The Ford Assembly plant on Southern Torrence Avenue restarted for the first time on Mon after 2 weeks of closure. Two team members returned with the disease, Ford reported.
The organization said that they have sent the employees and also those who were also in direct touch to home for isolation.
Ford said their workplace has been disinfected since.
Another staff member told the local news channel that they think there are more than 2 positive cases.
The office of Governor said that it is trying to ensure that Ford follows the correct safety protocols.
HEAVIEST RAIN RECORDED IN THE CHICAGO
Almost 2 weeks left in May, Chicago set the mark on Tues for series of intense rainfall events, claiming the rainiest May in the history.
Chicago's O'Hare International Airport recorded 8.3 inches of rain, rendering it the heaviest rain in May since 1950s record-keeping, according to reports from the NWS.
In 2019, 8.25 inches whereas in 2018 there are 8.2 inches of rain recorded. There prediction of mild-moderate flooding in the area because of heavy rains.
TWELVE PEOPLE SERIOUSLY INJURED WITH THREE VEHICLE COLLISION ON WEST SIDE OF CHICAGO
After a three-vehicle collision on Chicago's western end, twelve people, including some children, were taken to local medical centers on Sat with significant conditions.
Illinois State police rushed to the I290 collision at Paulina Avenue at four o'clock on Sat.
All cars were heading eastbound on the right lane of the expressway as per authorities.
Officials told the reporter that 1 car lost control for unexplained causes, and hit another car, which smashed into a 3rd vehicle upon impact.
Both roads are accessible to traffic and the accident is being investigated by Illinois State Police.
A DISPUTE IN THE NORTH BROADWAY CONTRIBUTED TO A HIT AND RUN
Chicago cops claim a dispute occurs between a lady and a car driver contributed to a hit and run on the northern side on Fri.
Law enforcement officers states a male had parked his Honda civic near a pedestrian crossing at North Broadway's 3200 shortly before six o'clock in the evening.
When the twenty four year old lady got into a dispute with him.
The man hit her with his vehicle, then escaped towards eastbound, officers told reporters.
The female was taken to the medical facility with mild injuries to her shoulders and legs.
An inquiry is underway.
A FIFTY YEAR OLD MAN DIED IN A CAR COLLISION
According to updated reports from Chicago city authorities, a fifty y/o male was killed in a car collision on Interstate 294 close to the southern suburb, Indian Head Park on Sat.
Around two o'clock in the noon. A white trailer was parked at the I294 south, around 1/2 mile south of Plain field Road, when a navy GM car slide off & smashed into the back of the vehicle, Cops said.
The GM car driver, a Chicago Ridge fifty year old male, was declared deceased at the site, according to the official statement.
A MAN CONVICTED OF THREATENING CHAIRMAN OF THE DUPAGE COUNTY BOARD
A citizen of Chicago has been convicted of leaving intimidating voice mails sent to Chairman Daniel Cronin of the DuPage County Council.
Edgewater's 49-year-old Brocs Montgomery got 3 criminal charges of assaulting a public officer, according to a release by the state attorney's office.
Montgomery reportedly left 3 threatening texts on May 2 & May 3, one on Cronin's private company and two on his mobile computer, prosecutors claimed.
Montgomery reportedly claimed in his messages: "Tell Dan Cronin the little (offensive word) I'm coming. I'm coming after him," "I've got enough men down of the road to take control of him," "I'm trying to bring someone else on that (profanity) because I'm planning to take him out of myself, "and" I'm going to pull him down and I'm going to strip his (profanity) right out of him that he likes, "attorneys stated.
Montgomery had no social or formal association with Cronin, prosecutors stated.
Montgomery was detained without incident in his house on Tuesday. He is being held on bail of three million dollars.
NIKE DONATING THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND PAIRS OF SHOES TO HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN U.S AND EUROPE
Nike is providing more than thirty-two thousand pairs of Air Zoom Pulse trainers to healthcare staff to support emergency employees who are on their feet for long working hours during the corona virus disease outbreak.
The sports apparel company is working with the charity Good 360 & local agencies to send a pair of stylish sneakers to workers at various hospitals across the United States & Europe. According to Forbes the shoes typically sell around one hundred and twenty dollars.
Throughout Chicago, LA, & NYC, & inside the Veterans Health Administration, around thirty thousand pairs would go to the medical staff. About twenty-five hundred hospitals in Europe will be funded including Barcelona, Berlin, London, Milan, Paris, and Belgium, Nike News announced.
CHICAGO POLICE RESCUED SIXTEEN DOGS AND NINE PUPPIES IN BAD CONDITION
Chicago police saved Sixteen dogs from a suspected dog fighting ring on the area's South Side, including 9 puppies.
Officers received a warrant to search for a house in South Shields' 4800-block, where they claim they discovered dogs living in bad circumstances, and things used for fighting and train animals. We found drugs and guns, as well.
Clifford McNeil, forty-three, faces scores of allegations, including several dog fighting crimes.
MAYOR LIGHTFOOT ISSUES CHARGES, PRISON TIME AS POLICE SPLIT UP GATHERINGS IN CHICAGO'S HOUSE
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is issuing fines and even prison time for citizens who refuse to comply with the shelter at place policy as gatherings tend to be organized in the area.
Chicago police broke up several big parties on Fri night with the weekend carrying nice weather, including a house party of one hundred and fifty guests.
"If you often party, when you go home to your mother, grandmother, or someone in your family that has an ongoing medical problem, you carry disaster to their threshold," said Lightfoot.
She said officials are mindful of further Saturday night parties and events scheduled.
"Frankly, with the warmer weather, this doesn't come as a shock. They've all been cooped up. We all miss our mates and we all want to go out and meet in parties," Lightfoot said at a media briefing on Saturday. "But in the middle of a disease outbreak, such expectations obviously can not become a truth."
A KID IS FATALLY INJURED WHEN A TEENAGER THROW GARBAGE AT HIS FAMILY CAR
A seven y/o boy is now in a critical state after cops say a group of teenagers reportedly hit him with debris hurled at his family's car.
Local cops are claiming that the accident occurred about eight o'clock in the night. Tuesday in 46th Street 1500-block. 3 teenagers between the ages of 13-18 are reported to have hurled items at the car, hitting the kid. He was conveyed with a significant injury to Mount Sinai Hospital.
No one is brought into detention.