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Pair of Lake County Jail Guards Credited With Saving Inmate

(Waukegan, IL) A pair of Lake County Jail guards are being credited with saving an inmate who…

McHenry County Man Arrested in Lake County Upon Meeting “14-Year-Old Girl”

(Waukegan, IL) A McHenry County man is in the Lake County Jail, after reportedly trying to engage…

First Lake County Covid-19 Death in 2 Weeks, Cases Rise Again

(Waukegan, IL) Coronavirus cases in Lake County increased on Wednesday, following a statewide trend. The Illinois Department…

Lake County Covid Cases Fall, Hospitalizations Rise, No Deaths for 13th Straight Day

(Waukegan, IL) Coronavirus cases in Lake County fell on Tuesday, despite a statewide increase. Numbers from the…

ID Of Chain O’ Lakes Drowning Victim Released

(Antioch, IL) The identification of a man who drowned late last week on the Chain O’ Lakes…

“Fright Fest” Returning to Great America After Covid-Related Hiatus

(Gurnee, IL) After a one year hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Six Flags Great America has…

Shootings Being Investigated in Waukegan, Gurnee Area

(Waukegan, IL) Police in Waukegan are investigating a double shooting. The incident took place on Sunday night…

North Chicago Man In Custody After Threats, Standoff Over Eviction

(North Chicago, IL) A North Chicago man held police at bay during an apartment eviction. The incident…

No Covid Deaths for 12 Straight Days, Though Lake County Cases Continue Increase

(Waukegan, IL) Higher Coronavirus case numbers were reported in Lake County over the weekend, but one good…

One Arrest Made, Another Suspect Still Being Sought in Gurnee Armed Robbery Attempt

(Gurnee, IL) Gurnee Police have announced one arrest, and are looking for a second suspect in an…



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