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Lake County Jail corrections officer receives national ‘Correctional Officer of the Year’ award for saving inmates

A Lake County Jail correctional officer was awarded nationally as “Correctional Officer of the Year” for saving the lives of multiple inmates in 2020. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Corrections Officer Elvis Fejzic received the award recently in Boston during the Major County Sheriffs of America fall conference. Fejzic had also been awarded as […]

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Mundelein home uninhabitable after extra-alarm fire leaves 2 firefighters injured

Two firefighters were injured while battling a second-alarm fire that caused a Mundelein home to be uninhabitable Saturday morning. The Countryside Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:20 a.m. Saturday to a report of a structure fire in the 26200 block of Maple Avenue in unincorporated Mundelein. A downed power line […]