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1 injured, families displaced after multiple townhouse units damaged in fire in Gurnee

A fire at a five-unit townhouse displaced multiple families and left a resident injured in Gurnee Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The Gurnee Fire Department and Gurnee Police Department responded at 2:58 p.m. Saturday to the 6800 block of West Wellsley Court in Gurnee for a report of a structure fire at a five-unit townhouse. Gurnee […]

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Parolee from Lakemoor charged with committing four burglaries at homes in Woodstock, Crystal Lake

Authorities say a Lakemoor man, who is on parole for residential burglary, allegedly injured an officer while being arrested for committing four burglaries at homes near Crystal Lake and Woodstock. Scott A. Weissert, 60, of Lakemoor, was charged with four counts of residential burglary, one count of resisting a peace officer causing injury and one […]

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$500K bond for 19-year-old charged with fleeing police, possessing machine gun in Round Lake Park

A 19-year-old man allegedly fled from police in Round Lake Park earlier this month and was later found unlawfully possessing a fully automatic handgun, prosecutors said. Jacob Barnes, 19, of Zion, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated fleeing police. On March 4, […]

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2 men arrested after police find large quantities of fentanyl, cocaine and other drugs in Woodstock hotel rooms

Two men were charged after narcotics officers found large quantities of drugs, including fentanyl and cocaine, in two hotel rooms in Woodstock Tuesday evening. Matt Jones, 45, of Lakemoor, and David Stodolny, 52, of Chicago, were both charged with manufacture or delivery of 15-100 grams of cocaine, manufacture or delivery of 15-100 grams of fentanyl, […]