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Man partially ejected with apparent serious injuries during fiery crash in Gurnee

A man was partially ejected and believed to have suffered serious injuries during a fiery crash in Gurnee that left him and two others hospitalized Wednesday. The Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to Washington Street east of O’Plaine Road for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries. […]

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Occupants escape with minor injuries after car crashes into pole, bursts into flames in Crystal Lake

Two people escaped from a car with minor injuries after it struck a pole and became fully engulfed in flames Sunday afternoon in Crystal Lake. The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 1:40 p.m. Sunday to the Waste Management, 1400 South Virginia Road. First responders received a call for […]

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Police say speed a factor in fiery crash that killed Waukegan woman, injured male passenger

Police say that speed may have been a factor in the fiery crash that killed a 27-year-old woman in Waukegan on Friday. Good Samaritans rescued a male passenger, police added. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 1:39 a.m. Friday to the 2300 block of North Sheridan Road for a vehicle crash […]

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Driver killed after car crashes into ditch, bursts into flames in North Chicago

The driver of a vehicle was killed after they crashed into a ditch and their car caught fire on Route 41 in North Chicago Thursday morning. The North Chicago Fire Department and North Chicago Police Department responded around 8:27 a.m. Thursday to Route 41 south of Route 137 for a single-vehicle crash with injuries. Emergency […]

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12 years in prison for man who set vehicle on fire inside U.S. Post Office garage in Woodstock

A 55-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to setting a vehicle on fire inside a garage of the Woodstock Post Office. James Durkee, 55, of Woodstock, was found guilty of arson, a Class 2 felony, following a negotiated plea before McHenry County Judge Michael Coppedge. The Woodstock Fire […]