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Construction worker dies after falling through chimney of elementary school in Waukegan

A masonry worker doing repairs at an elementary school in Waukegan died Saturday after falling down a chimney shaft, authorities said. The incident happened around 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Whittier Elementary School, located at 901 North Lewis Avenue in Waukegan. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek identified the victim as Brian Cotter, 47, of Oak Lawn. […]

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Teen injured after falling through skylight at former school building in Deerfield

A teen was hospitalized after he fell 25 feet through a skylight at a vacant school building in Deerfield Sunday evening, police said. The Deerfield Police Department and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department responded around 10:20 p.m. Sunday to Holy Cross School, 720 Elder Lane. Officers received a call of an individual who fell through a skylight […]