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Detention hearing delayed for woman accused of human trafficking 4 victims in Highland Park

A detention hearing has been delayed for a woman arrested after law enforcement rescued four human trafficking victims, including two children, in Highland Park. The Highland Park Police Department received a tip in late January regarding potential human trafficking occurring at a residence in the 500 block of Onwentsia Avenue in Highland Park. An initial […]

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Judge orders ‘most wanted’ suspect with 14 warrants detained after capture at Libertyville motel

A man who allegedly led officers on a pursuit that ended in Zion last month and has been on the run with 14 warrants was ordered detained pending trial after being captured at a motel near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received information around 4:20 a.m. Monday about a wanted subject possibly staying at […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release to attempted murder suspect who admitted to stabbing child repeatedly in Beach Park

A judge ordered a man detained pending trial after prosecutors say he admitted to trying to kill a 9-year-old child by repeatedly stabbing the girl because she was being loud, leaving her critically injured in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for Wauconda High School student accused of slashing, seriously injuring man’s face

A judge denied pre-trial release to a Wauconda High School student accused of slashing a man in the face, causing permanent disfigurement, during an argument in Wauconda. The Wauconda Police Department responded around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to a report of a delayed battery that occurred at a home in the 900 block of Grand Boulevard. […]

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‘Lucky she didn’t kill him’: Judge denies release to woman accused of ramming squads, dragging officer in Waukegan

A judge denied pre-trial release to a woman, who he called a “danger to everyone,” after she allegedly rammed a stolen car into police cars and dragged a police officer, leaving him injured in Waukegan. The Waukegan Police Department responded to investigate a stolen vehicle around 10 a.m. on January 27 at the Starbucks, 3300 […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for suspect accused of escaping from hospital, punching sheriff canine near Barrington

A judge denied pre-trial release for a domestic battery suspect who escaped from a Barrington-area hospital before allegedly punching sheriff’s canine Dax, who tracked the man down and bit him. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:20 a.m. Sunday to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 Route 22 in unincorporated Barrington. Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for DUI driver with gun who injured Lake County sheriff’s deputy in crash in Lake Forest

A judge has denied pre-trial release for an alleged drunk driver found with a gun after crashing into a Lake County sheriff’s auxiliary deputy’s squad, leaving the deputy injured, in Lake Forest. The Lake Forest Police Department and Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) were on the scene investigating a serious vehicle crash at […]

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2 of 3 arrested ordered held in jail after police pursuit from Lake in the Hills ends in crash in Algonquin

A judge has ordered two of three suspects held in jail pending trial after they were arrested following a police chase from Lake in the Hills that ended with a stolen car crashing in Algonquin. Officers with the Lake in the Hills Police Department received information about a black Acura SUV, which was later identified […]

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Pre-trial release denied for convicted murderer accused of DUI crash that left grandfather dead near Lake Villa

A judge ordered a Crystal Lake man, who is a convicted murderer, detained pending trial after authorities say he drove under the influence of drugs and crashed head-on, killing a grandfather near Lake Villa. The fatal crash occurred around 9:50 p.m. on February 3 on Route 59 south of Route 132 in unincorporated Lake Villa. […]