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Car Chase From Wisconsin Leads to Fatal Fox Lake Crash

Chase That Started in Wisconsin, Ends in Fox Lake Fatal Crash
Vander Tuuk 10-21-19

(Fox Lake, IL) An investigation is underway after a fatal crash in the Fox Lake area. Officials say the incident started on Sunday night in Genoa City, Wisconsin…when police attempted to stop a vehicle. That car fled leading to a chase down Route 173. Eventually the suspect vehicle ran off the road in Fox Lake, striking a tree near Converse Road. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, two others were seriously hurt. No more about the incident is known at this time.

Antioch Police Make Arrests in Stolen Car Incident
Vander Tuuk 10-21-19

(Antioch, IL) Police in Antioch have announced a trio of arrests. On Saturday morning just after midnight, police attempted to pull over a vehicle in the 4-hundred block of Route 173. The vehicle fled, but started smoking, and came to rest in a nearby yard. Several people fled the car, and three were taken into custody after a short foot chase. The suspects were juveniles ages 15 to 17. They now have charges pending, and police are looking for the other occupants of the vehicle that escaped. The car in question has been reported stolen from Waukegan on October 17th.

Appeals Process Begin for Libertyville Murder Suspect
Vander Tuuk 10-21-19

(Waukegan, IL) A man serving a 70-plus year prison sentence in a Libertyville murder, is looking to get his conviction overturned. Kenneth Seplak was convicted and sentenced earlier this year for shooting and killing David Gorski back in December of 2016. The murder reportedly took place when Gorski went on a date with a woman Seplak was accused of stalking. The defense says they believe several errors were made during trial, that should give their client a new trial. A decision isn’t expected from the appellate court for several months.

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