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Sheriff’s deputy injured during arrest with armed man who made homicidal statements, crashed car near Woodstock

A man, who allegedly made statements about killing himself and others while armed with a gun, was taken into custody Monday following a series of events that left a sheriff’s deputy injured near Woodstock. Thomas J. Smith, 57, of the 7100 block of Huntley Road in Crystal Lake, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of […]

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Waukegan standoff began after man barricaded front door of residence, sprayed stream of fire at deputies

An ongoing standoff in Waukegan began Tuesday morning after a man barricaded the front door of a residence and then sprayed a stream of fire at deputies when they forced entry, officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Team attempted to serve a mental health writ on a 38-year-old man around 9:40 a.m. […]