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Woman charged with spending thousands using elderly victim’s stolen credit card in Lake, McHenry counties

A Chicago woman has been charged with using an elderly victim’s debit card to make thousands of dollars in purchases at stores in Lake and McHenry counties. Gina A. Ortiz-Mogollon, 29, of Chicago, was charged with three counts of aggravated identity theft of an elderly victim, a Class 2 felony, and unlawful possession of a […]

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Cops find $30,000 in cash along with 3 pounds of cannabis during traffic stop in Waukegan

Police recovered $30,000 in cash along with over three pounds of cannabis and a large quantity of ecstasy pills during a traffic stop in Waukegan, officials said. Armond Phillips, 32, of Chicago, was charged with manufacturing ecstasy, possession of meth, manufacturing or delivery of cannabis, possession of cannabis over 500 grams, unlawful use of cannabis […]

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Chicago man accused of chasing down motorcyclist before intentionally crashing into motorcycle in Woodstock

A Chicago man, who was driving a stolen vehicle, allegedly recklessly chased down a motorcyclist and then intentionally crashed into the motorcycle right as the rider got off of it in Woodstock. The Woodstock Police Department responded around 8:29 p.m. Thursday to the area of Route 14 and Dean Street for a driving complaint. A […]

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16 years in prison for felon who sold drugs to undercover officers in Lake County, bought guns from them

A convicted felon and gang member was sentenced to 16 years for selling cocaine to undercover detectives in Lake County and other counties and buying guns from the detectives, authorities said. Malcolm J. Brown, 35, of Chicago, was charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, six counts […]

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7 years in prison for Chicago man with at least 23 prior felony convictions who burglarized Algonquin grocery store

A Chicago man with at least 23 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison for burglarizing a Jewel-Osco store in Algonquin and stealing over $4,000 in products. Dmarco Hill, 31, of Chicago, was charged in June 2022 with burglary, retail theft and theft. The Algonquin Police Department responded on May 18, 2022, […]

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Multiple waves of severe thunderstorms likely Friday in northern Illinois area, NWS warns

The National Weather Service says multiple waves of severe thunderstorms, which could bring damaging winds and torrential rainfall, are likely Friday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and Ford […]