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Lockdown at Naval State Great Lakes lifted after ‘gate runner’ breached security checkpoint

Naval Station Great Lakes was placed on lockdown Friday while local, state and federal law enforcement searched the area for a vehicle, driven by a base employee, who did not provide credentials at a security gate. “RUN, HIDE, FIGHT! ALL PERSONNEL, LOCKDOWN. TAKE COVER IN NEAREST BUILDING OR STRUCTURE. AWAIT INSTRUCTION. ALL GATES ARE CLOSED,” […]

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Man arrested after fleeing police, crashing into tree in Winthrop Harbor

A Waukegan man was arrested after he fled from police, struck a tree and then ran from officers on foot in Winthrop Harbor last week, officials said. Derrick D. Johnson, 28, of Waukegan, was charged with escaping a police officer, aggravated driving under the influence, aggravated fleeing police, driving under the influence, possession controlled substance, […]