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Police investigating after swastikas spray-painted on Lake Zurich elementary school

Several swastikas, vulgar words and inappropriate images were found spray-painted onto the side of Seth Paine Elementary School in Lake Zurich, police said. The Lake Zurich Police Department responded to Seth Paine school, located at 50 West Miller Road, around 8:47 a.m. Monday. Lake Zurich Deputy Police Chief David Anderson said that an unknown offender […]

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Police searching for man who stole $50,000 worth of jewelry from Gurnee store

A man stole jewelry worth $50,000 during a consultation with a sales associate at a Gurnee jewelry store Monday morning, police said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 10:55 a.m. Monday to Helzberg Diamonds, 6557 Grand Avenue, for a report of a retail theft. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said that a […]

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Island Lake village trustee remains hospitalized after being paralyzed in ATV crash

Island Lake Village Trustee Will Ziegler remains hospitalized over a month after a serious ATV crash that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Ziegler was involved in an ATV crash on November 27, the day before Thanksgiving, while he was in North Carolina. He suffered a fractured skull, multiple broken bones and a spinal […]

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Man killed in single-vehicle crash near Woodstock; driver charged with DUI

A 44-year-old man was killed following a single-vehicle crash outside of Woodstock Friday and the driver, who was seriously injured, has been charged with driving under the influence. The Woodstock Fire Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1:07 p.m. Friday to the 16700 block of Nelson Road in unincorporated Woodstock for a […]

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Lake County sheriff’s deputy released from hospital after being struck by DUI driver in Volo

A Lake County sheriff’s auxiliary deputy that sustained a “long lasting injury” after being hit by a DUI driver in Volo has been released from the hospital and is recovering, officials said. Crash investigators were conducting their investigation of a three-vehicle crash that left an 82-year-old man dead and a 20-year-old man seriously injured at […]