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Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit saves lives of 2 teenagers on Lake Michigan near Lake Bluff

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit saved the lives of two teenagers who were in need of rescue on Lake Michigan, just a week after the unit resumed patrols on the lake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit’s dedicated Lake Michigan Watercraft was on patrol around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Marine unit deputies were […]

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Mother reacts after arm found on Waukegan beach confirmed to belong to murdered Wisconsin woman

The mother of Sade Robinson says she is devastated and continues to seek justice after a severed arm found in Waukegan was confirmed Tuesday to belong to her 19-year-old daughter who was murdered. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek said Tuesday that her office was notified by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division that […]

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Gurnee man granted certificate of innocence after serving nearly 29 years in prison for wrongful murder conviction

A judge has granted a certificate of innocence to a former Gurnee man and U.S. Navy veteran who was exonerated in the murder of his ex-wife after serving nearly 29 years in prison. Herman Williams, formerly of Gurnee, was convicted by a jury in 1994 of first-degree murder. William’s ex-wife, Penny Williams, 27, was found […]

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Crystal Lake city clerk arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography, enticing children online

The city clerk in Crystal Lake has been arrested on charges alleging he possessed child pornography and enticed children online for sexual acts, officials said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that they began a sex crimes investigation in April following a tip from another agency. The National Center of Missing and Exploited Children […]