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Car catches on fire inside garage, causes significant damage to home in Hainesville

No one was injured after a Hainesville home sustained significant damage when a car inside an attached garage caught on fire Monday morning, officials said. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District and Grayslake-Hainesville Police Department responded at 10:56 a.m. Monday morning to the 1-100 block of East Brittany Lane in Hainesville for a report […]

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Lake County sheriff’s canine tracks for half-mile before locating suspect who allegedly burglarized car in Ingleside

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Danno tracked for a half-mile and located a 45-year-old man who fled the scene after allegedly burglarizing a vehicle in Ingleside, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:50 p.m. Sunday to the 26700 block of West Nippersink Road in Ingleside for a report of a burglary in progress. […]

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Suspected hit-and-run and DUI driver hospitalized in serious condition after driving SUV in field and crashing near Libertyville

A suspected hit-and-run and intoxicated man was hospitalized in serious condition after police say he drove his SUV in a field before going airborne and crashing near a Libertyville subdivision Sunday evening. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 6:35 p.m. Sunday to the Brookhill Park subdivision in unincorporated Libertyville for […]

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Organization releases hospital safety ratings: Vista East in Waukegan gets ‘D’ grade

A report was released last week with safety grade ratings for hospitals in the country. Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan scored a “D” grade. The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization, released its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grade results. The organization assigns a letter grade to nearly 3,000 U.S. general hospitals based on over […]