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Lake and McHenry counties see highest snowfall in Chicago area; 8 inches reported in Woodstock

The National Weather Service has released snowfall totals following Saturday’s winter storm and said Lake and McHenry counties saw the most snow out of the Chicago area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter weather warning for Lake and McHenry counties Saturday afternoon. The alert said accumulating snow and hazardous travel were expected for […]

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Weather service warns about more snowfall that could bring 6 inches of snow to Lake, McHenry counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory as another round of snowfall, bringing possibly up to six inches of snow to Lake and McHenry counties, is expected Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the advisory Friday afternoon and said it will go into effect from 9 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. […]

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Weather service upgrades Lake and McHenry counties to winter weather advisory ahead of snowfall

The National Weather Service has upgraded Lake and McHenry counties to a winter weather advisory ahead of possibly several inches of snowfall Wednesday. A hazardous weather outlook was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday morning for much of northeastern Illinois. A winter weather advisory was also issued for areas near and south of […]

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Weather service warns of ‘impactful snowfall’ in Chicagoland area on Wednesday

The National Weather Service said motorists should expect hazardous conditions on Wednesday due to “impactful” snowfall in the Chicagoland area. A hazardous weather outlook was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday morning for much of northeastern Illinois. The alert includes Lake and McHenry counties and says snow will move into the area late […]

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Burglars breaking into homes in Long Grove, other affluent communities, police say

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents in Long Grove and other affluent areas about an increase in home burglaries recently. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said last week there had been five burglaries in the previous three weeks in Long Grove. A burglary occurs when an offender unlawfully enters a […]

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Firefighter injured while battling fire that engulfed large residential garage near Lake Zurich

Authorities say a firefighter was injured and multiple fire departments were called to help extinguish a large residential garage engulfed in flames near Lake Zurich Monday morning. The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 2:25 a.m. Monday to the 26200 block of North Fairfield Road in unincorporated Lake Zurich for a structure fire call. Firefighters […]

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10 canines from police departments throughout area conduct drug sweep at Antioch High School

Almost a dozen canine units from area police departments conducted a drug sweep of Antioch Community High School on Thursday, officials said. The Antioch Police Department said they were assisted by officers from four other police agencies during the scheduled sweep. The event, which is conducted periodically, was done in collaboration with Community High School […]

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911 dispatch center covering Crystal Lake, several other cities receives international accreditation

The Southeast Emergency Communications, located in Crystal Lake and covering 911 calls for several agencies, has received the highest awarded distinction from an international organization. The dispatch center, known as SEECOM, was recognized by The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) for Emergency Medical Dispatching. SEECOM is the 225th […]