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1-year-old baby and woman killed, 3-year-old remains in critical condition after Lake Villa crash, officials say

A 1-year-old baby and a 64-year-old Spring Grove woman were killed, and the baby’s 3-year-old sister remains in critical condition after a three-car crash in Lake Villa Thursday evening, police said. The Lake Villa Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:20 p.m. Thursday to the 39300 block of North Route 59 […]

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Gang member arrested after police find guns, drugs at North Chicago home

A North Chicago man, who is a documented street gang member, was arrested after police located drugs and guns inside his residence following an investigation, authorities said. Ruben A. Garcia, 30, of the 1200 block of Lincoln Street in North Chicago, was charged with armed habitual criminal, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent […]

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Almost 90 children attend Shop with a Sheriff event at Round Lake Beach Walmart

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office held its eighth annual ‘Shop with a Sheriff’ event on Tuesday taking almost 90 underprivileged children shopping for Christmas presents. The program benefited a total of 88 children by providing them an opportunity to shop for items such as winter coats, footwear, and Christmas presents with a uniformed member of […]