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Portillo’s in Gurnee no longer accepting cash in drive-thru after armed robbery in restaurant’s drive-thru

The Portillo’s in Gurnee is no longer accepting cash from its drive-thru customers after an employee was robbed at gunpoint in the restaurant’s drive-thru in October. Portillo’s sent an email to its Gurnee customers on Monday notifying them about the change. The restaurant, located at 6102 West Grand Avenue, said it would only accept Visa, […]

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2 victims seriously injured after armed robbery at residence near Round Lake

Two victims were hospitalized with serious injuries after being attacked and robbed at gunpoint following a party at a residence near Round Lake Sunday morning, police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a robbery in the 24500 block of West Forest Avenue in unincorporated Round Lake. […]

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Suspects lead police on pursuit that ended in crash following armed robbery in Marengo

Three suspects escaped from police after two of them robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in Marengo and then led officers on a pursuit, which ended in a crash. The Marengo Police Department responded around 2:14 a.m. Tuesday to Casey’s General Store, 200 East Grant Highway in Marengo, for an armed robbery. Police learned two […]