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Health department warns residents about increase in suspected overdose deaths in McHenry County

Authorities are warning the public and offering safety tips after seeing an increase in suspected overdose deaths recently reported in McHenry County. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said Friday there has been an increase in deaths, suspected from overdoses, in the county. The department did not provide specific numbers or say what date […]

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Police seek help in locating 65-year-old woman considered missing and endangered from Vernon Hills

UPDATE: The woman has been located safely, police say. Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 65-year-old woman who is considered endangered after she went missing in Vernon Hills Wednesday morning. The Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory for Donna Dolezal, 65, of Vernon Hills. Dolezal was reported missing to […]

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Sheriff searching for Antioch area man who went missing after leaving hospital in Libertyville

UPDATE: The man has been located and is safe, officials said. T1he sheriff’s office says they are seeking the public’s help in locating an Antioch area man who went missing after leaving the hospital in Libertyville almost 10 days ago. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they are searching for William G. Dandrea, 61, of […]

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Grayslake Police Department announces addition of Jake the comfort dog to aid officers, community

The Grayslake Police Department announced they have added a new police canine, who is “extremely friendly and engaging,” to be their department’s comfort dog. The Village of Grayslake and the Grayslake Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 299 said they recently partnered with Canines for Comfort. The police department received a golden retriever mix named Jake, […]