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‘We are incredibly saddened’: Lake County Sheriff’s K-9 Diesel dies of cancer

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the passing of canine Diesel, who died of cancer on Saturday, just days before his eighth birthday. Lake County Sheriff’s Spokesman Lt. Christopher Covelli said Diesel was recently diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. The cancer was already in an advanced stage, Covelli said. Diesel, badge number 2614, passed […]

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Lake County sheriff K-9 locates endangered man who fled Good Shepherd Hospital near Barrington

A 26-year-old man experiencing a mental crisis was located by a Lake County sheriff’s canine unit after the man ran away from Good Shepherd Hospital near Barrington. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for their assistance around 9:55 p.m. Friday in locating a 26-year-old man named Tyler who was missing and endangered. Officials […]

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Man charged with striking Lake County sheriff’s K-9, injuring deputy during burglary near McHenry

A Crystal Lake man was charged after he allegedly struck a Lake County sheriff canine and injured a deputy during a burglary near McHenry on Wednesday. Robert B. Hunter, Jr., 33, of the 400 block of Buckingham Drive in Crystal Lake, was charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated resisting arrest, criminal trespass to residence, […]