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Former assistant Grayslake fire chief with almost 23 years of fire service dies at age 82

A long-time Grayslake firefighter, who served almost 23 years and was among the first members of Lake County’s dive team, died this week, the department announced. Larry “Gene” Hermon, 82, of Grayslake, died on Monday, according to his obituary. The Grayslake Fire Department announced Hermon’s death Friday “with great sadness.” Hermon was a member of […]

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Libertyville Police Department announces death of former police chief Clinton Herdegen

The Libertyville Police Department announced the death of former police chief Clinton Herdegen, who served in law enforcement for 40 years. “It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the passing of former Libertyville Police Chief Clinton Herdegen,” the department announced Friday. Herdegen, 61, died peacefully on Monday at his Hoffman Estates […]

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Officials announce death of former police chief for Fox Lake and Algonquin police departments

Russell Laine, the former police chief for the Fox Lake and Algonquin police departments, has died, officials announced. He had 38 years of law enforcement service and was a Vietnam veteran. “It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of retired Chief of Police Russell Laine,” the Algonquin Police Department said on […]