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Sheriff says Buffalo Grove man had dozens of child pornography videos in his possession

Investigators found dozens of videos of child pornography on devices belonging to a Buffalo Grove man during a search warrant, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Cybercrimes Unit recently launched an investigation into Jordan L. Curtis, 18, of 2500 block of Waterbury Lane in Buffalo Grove. The investigation resulted in the Cybercrimes […]

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Buffalo Grove Police Department welcomes therapy dog to work alongside department social worker

The Buffalo Grove Police Department announced they are adding a therapy dog to work alongside their department’s social worker. The Village of Buffalo Grove said in a social media post on Wednesday that they were welcoming Gus to the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Gus is a four-year-old white Labrador Retriever Standard Poodle mix. Gus will […]

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Drunk driver arrested after driving car onto railroad tracks, getting stuck in Libertyville

Police arrested an intoxicated woman who drove her car onto the train tracks near a Metra station in Libertyville after mistaking it for the roadway, authorities said. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 9 p.m. on April 8 to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Appley Avenue in Libertyville. Libertyville Police Department Sgt. Jason Kapusinski […]

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Buffalo Grove firefighters honored for rescuing victim trapped in car that went into frozen pond

Buffalo Grove firefighters and paramedics were recently honored for saving the life of a driver who crashed their car into a frozen pond and became partially submerged in water. Buffalo Grove Fire Chief Mike Baker said his department along with the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 6 a.m. on February 2 to 901 East […]

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Libertyville and Barrington among Lake County school districts to go mask-optional following court ruling

Multiple schools in Lake County, including some in Libertyville, Barrington, Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest, have gone mask-optional following the court ruling regarding school COVID mitigations. Libertyville School District 70 Board of Education held a special board meeting Monday evening to discuss the topic. The board voted 5-2 in favor of adjusting mitigations to no […]

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Video released shows man firing 2 guns before being fatally shot by police officers in Buffalo Grove

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Authorities have released graphic video showing the moment officers fatally shot a man who was firing two guns into the air in Buffalo Grove last month. The Buffalo Grove Police Department responded to a 911 call around […]