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Non-profit donates body armor to Lake Forest Police Department canine

Lake Forest Police Department Canine Chase has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a non-profit organization in Massachusetts, the department announced. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., which is a non-profit organization located in Massachusetts, helps facilitate the process between vest manufacturers and donors in order to help law enforcement canines receive protective […]

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Mother of 5-year-old AJ Freund pleads guilty to murder in her son’s beating death

JoAnn Cunningham, the mother of 5-year-old Andrew Freund, has pleaded guilty Thursday morning to first-degree murder in the Crystal Lake boy’s beating death. Cunningham, who has been held in the McHenry County Jail on a $5 million bond, pleaded guilty at the McHenry County courthouse in front of Judge Robert Wilbrandt. She faces between 20 […]

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Mundelein police K-9 Titan recognized for apprehending 4 suspects in separate incidents

Mundelein Police Department Canine Titan has had three successful tracks and located four offenders within the past two weeks, the department said. “We wanted to share with you some of Titan’s most recent activity. In the last two weeks Officer Kroll and Titan have had three successful tracks where four offenders have been located,” the […]

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6 years in prison for Johnsburg man who sold fentanyl-laced heroin in McHenry man’s fatal overdose

A Johnsburg man has been sentenced to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty in the fentanyl-laced heroin overdose death of a McHenry man, prosecutors said. Timothy R. Colby, 44, of the 1500 block of West May Avenue in Johnsburg, was originally charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide and three counts of delivery […]