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Gunman opens fire on multiple police officers before being captured following manhunt in North Chicago

A gunman fired multiple shots at police officers responding to a disturbance call in North Chicago before he was taken into custody following a brief manhunt. The North Chicago Police Department responded around 1:10 a.m. Monday to the 1100 block of Broadway Avenue in North Chicago for a report of a domestic disturbance in progress. […]

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‘Absolute travesty’: Gunmen charged with murdering 2 victims ‘for no reason’ as they walked on sidewalk in Waukegan

Police have announced murder charges against two gunmen accused of fatally shooting a man and a woman “for no reason” as the victims walked down the sidewalk in Waukegan. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:20 p.m. February 24 to the 400 block of Powell Avenue in Waukegan for a shooting. […]

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SWAT team arrests man in Waukegan who allegedly threatened to kill his parents, state employee

A SWAT team arrested a Waukegan man following a standoff after he allegedly made detailed statements threatening to kill his parents and fatally shoot a state employee. Michael L. Brousseau, 34, of Waukegan, was charged with threatening a public official, a Class 3 felony, and harassment through electronic communications, a Class 4 felony. Lake County […]

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Lake County firefighters battle separate fires that damaged garage in Mundelein, house in North Barrington

Lake County firefighters battled two separate fires hours apart Sunday, one of which destroyed a garage in Mundelein and another that damaged a vacant home in North Barrington. The Mundelein Fire Department responded around 3:13 p.m. Sunday to the 0-100 block of North Idlewild Avenue in Mundelein for a report of a structure fire. Mundelein […]

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Zion man shows up to sentencing hearing drunk before being sentenced to almost 5 years in prison for McHenry knife slashing

A Zion man who showed up to his sentencing hearing drunk was sentenced to almost five years in prison for slashing a woman in the face with a knife in McHenry. Rogelio Cantu Jr., 54, of Zion, was charged in January 2022 with aggravated domestic battery, two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, […]

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Juvenile driver taken into custody after police pursuit ends in Winthrop Harbor

Police pursued a reckless driver from Wisconsin into Illinois and arrested the juvenile driver in Winthrop Harbor after officers deployed spike strips Saturday morning. A Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer was on a dedicated traffic assignment around 10 a.m. Saturday. The officer was actively monitoring traffic in the 8200 block of South Sheridan Road. The officer […]