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Lake County sheriff’s canine helps investigators locate evidence that led to arrest in child sexual abuse material case

A Lake County Sheriff’s Office canine this week helped investigators find evidence that led to the arrest of a suspect in a child pornography case in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Canine Tera, short for “terabyte,” which is a computer reference, assisted with a recent search warrant. The warrant was executed early […]

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Police respond after Highland Park resident makes social media post involving threat of violence, photos of guns

Police responded after a Highland Park resident made a social media post implying the threat of violence alongside photos of guns, officials said. The City of Highland Park Police Department was recently made aware of a social media post made by a Highland Park resident who implied a threat of violence alongside photos of firearms, […]

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U.S. Military advocacy group awards Lake County Sheriff’s Office with ‘Chair of Honor’ for commitment to serve Armed Forces

A group has awarded the Lake County Sheriff’s Office with the “Chair of Honor,” a symbol of the loss of life of those who served in the Armed Forces and did not return home. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office accepted the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Chair of Honor donated by Rolling […]

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Massive tulip festival opens to public for season at Richardson Farm in Spring Grove

An annual tulip festival, which will feature approximately a million tulips, opened for the season Saturday morning at Richardson Farm in Spring Grove. Warmer weather has propelled tulip growth at Richardson Farm, located at 909 English Prairie Road in Spring Grove, leading the owners to decide it is time to open their 2024 Tulip Festival. […]

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NWS warns about severe thunderstorm threat, possible tornadoes Tuesday in Illinois

The National Weather Service says severe weather bringing storms and high winds, along with a threat of tornadoes, is expected Tuesday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Tuesday for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office says they have responded to 911 calls due to ‘Senior Assassin’ game

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says they have responded to several 911 calls regarding the “Senior Assassin” game as they issued a warning calling the game “incredibly dangerous.” The sheriff’s office said they have recently taken several 911 calls and responded to incidents involving Senior Assassin, as have other area police departments. The game involves […]

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Police searching for 75-year-old man reported missing, endangered from Wauconda

UPDATE: The man has been located, police said. Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 75-year-old man who has been missing for several months from Wauconda and is considered endangered. The Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory for Robert Dean, 75, of Wauconda, Thursday morning. The Wauconda Police Department is […]