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Authorities identify Chicago man killed after multiple motorcycles crash into each other in Lake in the Hills

Authorities have identified a 52-year-old man who was killed after four motorcycles collided with each other while traveling in a group in Lake in the Hills on Sunday. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and Lake in the Hills Police Department responded around 10:53 a.m. Sunday to Virginia Road and Pingree Road. Lake […]

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Two men charged with armed robbery in Round Lake Beach, 11 other heists in Chicago area

Two men were indicted on federal charges for carrying out at least 12 armed robberies in the Chicago area, including one in Round Lake Beach, prosecutors said. Falandis Russell, 25, of Chicago, and Terrance Williams, 24, of Chicago, were both indicted for conspiracy to commit robbery. The two wore masks and brandished dangerous weapons in […]

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Passengers evacuated after small fire in engine of Metra train in Woodstock

Firefighters were called Thursday morning after a Metra train suffered a mechanical failure that caused a small fire in Woodstock, officials said. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 9:55 a.m. Thursday to the intersection of Short Street and Railroad Street for a report of a passenger train locomotive on fire. Fire officials said that crews […]