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Case dismissed against state employee charged with battering resident at Waukegan disabilities home

Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a state-employed caregiver accused of battering a resident at an assisted living center in Waukegan. The defendant’s lawyer said his client was “railroaded.” Brandy L. Johnson, 42, of Beach Park, was charged with one count of official misconduct, a Class 3 felony, and one count of abuse of a long-term […]

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Woman loses consciousness in apparent random attack in forest preserve near Grayslake

Police are investigating after a woman was hit in the head by a stranger and lost consciousness while she was running on a trail in the Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve near Grayslake. Lake County Forest Preserves Communication Specialist Kim Mikus confirmed the Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police are investigating the incident. Mikus told Lake […]

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Numerous police officers, canine units converge in Gurnee for search of battery suspect

Many police officers and multiple canine units were sent to an area in Gurnee Sunday evening in search of a suspect wanted for battering a woman, officials said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 8:42 p.m. Sunday to the 5700 block of Northridge Drive in Gurnee for a report of a domestic battery. Gurnee Police […]