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Hospital officials offer few details after two go missing, one dies, after leaving Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

Hospital officials are refusing to answer questions after two people went missing a day apart from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital near Barrington last week. One of them was found dead. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said deputies were called to the hospital, located at 450 Route 22 in unincorporated Barrington, on the […]

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Lifeguard rescues unresponsive person who nearly drowned in public pool near Vernon Hills

Paramedics and a lifeguard successfully revived a person who was unresponsive after nearly drowning in a public pool near Vernon Hills, officials said. The Lincolnshire Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 5:14 p.m. Tuesday to Vernon Township Peterson Park Pool, 16652 North Buffalo Grove Road in unincorporated Vernon Hills. Fire officials said dispatch received a […]

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Coroner identifies Round Lake man who drowned while trying to retrieve canoe in Highland Lake

The coroner’s office has identified a 42-year-old Round Lake man who died of drowning while trying to retrieve his canoe that floated away from him on Highland Lake on Saturday. A preliminary autopsy showed Zeeshan Tabassum, 42, died of drowning, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Police originally said the man resided in Chicago […]

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Family calls for safety regulations for waterfront rentals after man drowns in Mineola Bay in Fox Lake

The family of a 30-year-old man who fell off a canoe and drowned in Mineola Bay in Fox Lake last month is calling for additional safety regulations for waterfront rentals. On the early morning of September 10, Vinod Deonarine, 30, of Schaumburg, took a canoe trip on Fox Lake with his 45-year-old family friend from […]

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Chicago man dies after being rescued from Highland Lake in unincorporated Round Lake

A 42-year-old Chicago man has died after he was rescued by fire department divers from a lake in unincorporated Round Lake Saturday morning. The Grayslake Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:15 a.m. Saturday to the 34400 block of North Circle Drive in unincorporated Round Lake. Lake County Sheriff Deputy Chief […]

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Coroner identifies 30-year-old man found dead after falling off canoe into Mineola Bay in Fox Lake

The coroner has identified a 30-year-old man who was found dead after falling off a canoe into Mineola Bay in Fox Lake early Friday morning. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek has identified the man as Vinod Deonarine, 30, of Schaumburg. An examination conducted at the Lake County Coroner’s Office Monday showed that Deonarine’s death is […]