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Clemency hearing held for woman seeking release in conviction for killing toddler at daycare in Lake County

A woman convicted of killing a toddler in one of Lake County’s most controversial murder cases has gone before a review board for a clemency hearing in a bid to be granted release. Melissa Calusinski, 37, formerly of Carpentersville, earlier this year was awarded a clemency hearing before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board (PRB). She […]

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Severe thunderstorms bring flooding, knock trees and wires down in Lake and McHenry counties

Severe thunderstorms that prompted tornado warnings in Lake and McHenry counties Monday evening brought flooding and knocked down trees and power lines. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Lake County around 7:40 p.m. Monday and one for McHenry County around 8 p.m. The weather service said severe thunderstorms were located […]