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Driver who led police on pursuit killed, numerous children among 8 injured in crash near Zion

A driver who led police on a high-speed chase was killed and eight others, including several children, were injured when the suspect caused a crash near Zion Saturday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Newport Fire Protection District responded around 4:30 p.m. Saturday to the area of Route 173 and Kilbourne Road in unincorporated […]

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Wrong-way driver reportedly causes multiple-vehicle rollover crash on I-94 in Libertyville

Multiple people were hospitalized in a four-vehicle crash, suspected to be caused by a wrong-way driver, that resulted in a car rolling over on Interstate 94 in Libertyville. The Illinois State Police and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 1:45 a.m. Thursday to Interstate 94 at Route 176 in Libertyville for a vehicle crash with injuries. […]

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U.S. congressman’s office vandalized just days after protesters descend on his Highland Park home

U.S. Representative Brad Schneider’s office in Washington D.C. was vandalized in what he called a “vile act of hate” just days after dozens of pro-Palestinian protesters descended on his Highland Park home. Schneider said Friday that his Capitol office was vandalized on Thursday. The posters of the more than 100 people still held hostage in […]

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2 killed, 2 in critical condition after car slams into tree, catches fire in Lindenhurst

Two people were killed and two others were critically injured after a car struck a tree and caught fire, leaving all of them trapped inside, in Lindenhurst. The Lake Villa Fire Protection District and Lindenhurst Police Department responded around 11:37 p.m. Friday to the 1700 block of Grand Avenue for a single-vehicle crash with injuries. […]