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Beach Park man charged with murder for shooting ex-girlfriend’s acquaintance in western Illinois

A Beach Park man was charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend’s acquaintance in western Illinois this week. Dylan Lovato, 22, of Beach Park, was charged by the McDonough County State’s Attorney’s Office with four counts of first-degree murder. The shooting occurred in Macomb, Illinois, near Western Illinois University. Macomb Police […]

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Man charged with first-degree murder in fatal beating of girlfriend’s 6-year-old child in Round Lake Beach

Prosecutors have filed first-degree murder charges after a 6-year-old boy died in the hospital days after he was seriously beaten allegedly by his mother’s boyfriend last month in Round Lake Beach. Tracy D. Thomas, 34, of Round Lake Beach, was charged with first-degree murder on top of one count of aggravated battery of a child […]