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SWAT teams execute search warrants in connection to homicide of 20-year-old man in Zion

SWAT teams executed search warrants in Winthrop Harbor Thursday evening in connection to the Wednesday homicide of a 20-year-old man in Zion. The Northern Illinois Police Alarm System (NIPAS) Emergency Services Team, along with the Zion Police Department and Lake County Major Crime Task Force, executed the warrants at multiple locations in the 600 block […]

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Coroner releases identity of 20-year-old man shot and killed outside Zion apartment building

The coroner has released the identity of a 20-year-old man who died after he was shot multiple times outside an apartment building in Zion Wednesday evening. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Willie Wright Jr., 20, of North Chicago, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Zion […]

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Algonquin man charged with fatally shooting victim during argument on Metra tracks in Kane County

An Algonquin man has been charged with murder after prosecutors say he shot another man multiple times, killing him, during an argument along Metra tracks in Kane County. Brian Hurtado, 20, of Algonquin, was charged with four counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a street […]