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Video captures fiery fatal crash where semi-truck crashed into median, rolled over on I-94 near Wadsworth

A dashcam video captured the moment a semi-truck pulling an Amazon trailer crashed and rolled over, killing the driver and causing a fire on I-94 near Wadsworth. The Newport Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 5:22 a.m. Monday to Interstate 94 south of Wadsworth Road in Wadsworth for a vehicle crash with […]

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Driver of Amazon semi-trailer killed after fiery rollover crash on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

The driver of an Amazon semi-trailer was killed Monday morning after his truck rolled over and caught fire on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth. The Newport Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 5:22 a.m. Monday to Interstate 94 south of Wadsworth Road in Wadsworth for a vehicle crash with injuries. Fire crews arrived […]

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Lake County Sheriff gives tribute to late K-9 Diesel, awards dozens of sheriff’s office employees

Over five dozen Lake County Sheriff’s Office employees were awarded at a ceremony Thursday afternoon where officials also paid tribute to Canine Diesel, who suddenly died of cancer last month. Sheriff John D. Idleburg presented the awards in the sheriff’s training room to employees who performed brave, heroic and life-saving acts. Idleburg started the ceremony […]