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Suspect wanted for attempted murder in McHenry shooting escapes from Lake County correctional center

A suspect wanted for attempted murder in connection with a daytime shooting in McHenry escaped on Wednesday from a Lake County correctional center and police are asking for the public’s help in locating him. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Deontae Wade, 26, of the 2600 block of Horeb Avenue in Zion, was on electronic […]

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Search underway for handcuffed fugitive who escaped sheriff’s squad car near Lake Villa

Police and canines are actively searching for a handcuffed fugitive who escaped from the back of a squad car near Lake Villa Friday afternoon. Nicholas A. Valentino, 26, who has no permanent address, escaped from custody around 1:35 p.m. Friday in the 37400 block of North Cremona Avenue in unincorporated Lake Villa. Sheriff’s deputies were […]

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Barrington man breaks handcuffs, attempts to escape from sheriff’s deputy at Lake County Jail

A Barrington man arrested for DUI broke free from his handcuffs and tried to escape from a sheriff’s deputy as they arrived at the Lake County Jail Wednesday evening. Shane B. Zillman, 27, of the 28500 block of Chamberlain Drive in unincorporated Barrington, was charged with escape, criminal damage to state support property, driving under […]