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Coroner releases identity of 53-year-old man who died after being stabbed repeatedly in Mundelein

The coroner has released the identity of a 53-year-old man who died after he was repeatedly stabbed by a woman at an apartment in Mundelein Monday morning. An autopsy performed Tuesday showed Michael Murphy, 53, of Mundelein, died as a result of multiple sharp force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Mundelein Police […]

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24-year-old woman dies after being shot multiple times in shooting that also left man dead in Waukegan

A 24-year-old woman has died in the hospital after she and a man, who also died, were shot while walking on the sidewalk in Waukegan Saturday afternoon. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:20 p.m. Saturday to the 400 block of Powell Avenue in Waukegan for a shooting. Officers arrived and […]

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Significant damage reported after elderly driver crashes through restaurant in Woodstock

Officials say luckily no injuries were reported after an elderly woman crashed her sedan through a restaurant in Woodstock, causing significant damage Monday afternoon. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 3:56 p.m. Monday to the Jimmy John’s, 361 South Eastwood Drive in Woodstock, for a vehicle crash. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Communication […]

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53-year-old man dies after being stabbed repeatedly at apartment building in Mundelein

A 53-year-old man died after he was repeatedly stabbed during an argument at an apartment in Mundelein Monday morning and police have identified a female suspect. The Mundelein Police Department and Mundelein Fire Department responded around 5:10 a.m. Monday to the Park Butterfield Apartments in the 1400 block of Downing Place. Mundelein Police Chief Jason Seeley […]

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Owner of Island Lake trucking firm charged with wiring up test takers to help them cheat on CDL exams

The owner of an Island Lake trucking firm has been charged by federal authorities who allege he wired up applicants to help them cheat on Illinois commercial driver’s license exams. Mykola Datkun, 33, of Port Barrington, was charged earlier this month in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Datkun faces […]