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Snowfall to continue into evening as blowing winds make roads hazardous in Lake, McHenry counties

Vehicle crashes are being reported in Lake and McHenry counties as snowfall and blustery winds will continue into the evening hours Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the warning, which went into effect on Saturday at noon, will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday. The warning is in effect for Lake, McHenry, DuPage, […]

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Former Lake County school worker gets supervision in case where he was charged with causing injuries to special ed students

A former Lake County SEDOL employee who was charged for allegedly pushing, pulling or grabbing special education students on six occasions, causing injuries to the kids, has been sentenced to supervision. Nicholas Izquierdo, 32, of the 2900 block of West Glen Flora Avenue in Waukegan, was charged with six counts of endangering the life or […]

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Woman told police “shoot me” after hitting, dragging girlfriend with car, seriously injuring her near Grayslake

Sheriff’s deputies de-escalated a standoff with a woman who told deputies to “shoot me” after she hit and dragged her girlfriend with a car, causing serious injuries to the victim near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:40 p.m. Thursday to Route 45 and Gages Lake Road in Gages Lake for multiple 911 […]

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‘Potentially large outbreak’: health department warns of COVID-19 cases at Lake County restaurants, bars

Health officials are warning of a ‘potentially large outbreak’ after a spike in COVID-19 cases linked to volleyball leagues at bar and restaurants in Lake County. The Lake County Health Department said they are investigating several coronavirus cases linked to adult volleyball leagues. 14 people who played or watched volleyball at Jesse Oaks Food & […]