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Long Prison Sentences for Zion and Lake Forest Men

(Zion, IL)  A Zion man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars for a…

Park City Teen Dead After Drowning in Lake Michigan

(Waukegan, IL) A rash of drownings continues in Lake County, with the latest taking place in Waukegan…

Weekend Covid Cases Up Slightly Over Prior Weekend, No Lake County Deaths

(Waukegan, IL) Coronavirus cases were up in Lake County over the weekend, but only slightly from last…

Waukegan Woman Seriously Hurt in “Wrong Way” Crash in Racine County, Wisconsin

(Racine, WI) A Lake County woman was injured, after reportedly causing a wrong way crash in Racine…

Man Charged in June Crash in Fox Lake That Killed One

(Waukegan, IL) A man from the southwest suburbs has been charged in a fatal Lake County crash…

Identities Released in Weekend Fox Lake Drowning, and Addison Crash The Killed Lake County Man

(Waukegan, IL) Lake County Coroner’s officials have identified a man who drowned on the Chain O’ Lakes…

Occupants of Two Vehicles Open Fire at Wadsworth Gas Station

(Wadsworth, IL) A shooting in Wadsworth is being investigated. Lake County Sheriff’s officials say they were called…

Stabbing on I-94 in Lake County Leads to Arrest

(Waukegan, IL) A woman was arrested over the weekend, after stabbing a person in a vehicle along…

Burglary Suspect Arrested for Repeat Burglary Accusation in Third Lake

(Third Lake, IL) A man accused of previously burglarizing a Third Lake area church, has been arrested…

Former Lake County Jail Guard Arrested and Charged for Inmate Relationship

(Waukegan, IL) A former Lake County Correctional Officer is facing charges for an alleged sexual relationship with…



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