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Teacher charged with sending explicit images to Lake County officers posing as a child on social media

A teacher and camp counselor allegedly sent nude photos of himself to a child, who was actually a police officer, and intended to meet up with the child for sex, Lake County prosecutors and police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) concluded an investigation Thursday into […]

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Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines sworn in, awards presented to citizens and employees at ceremony

Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines were sworn in and over two dozen citizens and sheriff’s employees were recognized at an awards ceremony in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Room located in the Lake County Criminal Court Tower in downtown Waukegan. Canine […]

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Owners of Lake County, Chicagoland massage parlors charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution

The owners of numerous Chicagoland massage parlors, including ones in Lake County, have been arrested and charged with money laundering and promoting prostitution following an undercover investigation. Yang Yuan, 37, of Aurora; Jianwei Zou, 62, of Naperville; and Guilan Sun, 64, of Aurora, have each been charged with six counts of money laundering and three […]

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Driver seriously injured, trapped after semi-truck rolls over on Interstate 94 near Deerfield

Authorities say a driver was trapped and seriously injured after a semi-truck pulling a tractor-trailer rolled over during a vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Deerfield. The Illinois State Police and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District responded around 7:05 a.m. Wednesday to Interstate 94 north of Route 22 in Deerfield for a report of a two-vehicle […]