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Former Grayslake SEDOL teacher aide gets 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting special needs student

A now-former Lake County special education paraprofessional has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting a physically and mentally disabled student over the span of two years. Israel Suaste-Gonzalez, 51, of the 19000 block of Cambridge Road in unincorporated Mundelein, was charged in December 2019 with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual […]

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Woman loses consciousness in apparent random attack in forest preserve near Grayslake

Police are investigating after a woman was hit in the head by a stranger and lost consciousness while she was running on a trail in the Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve near Grayslake. Lake County Forest Preserves Communication Specialist Kim Mikus confirmed the Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police are investigating the incident. Mikus told Lake […]

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Police have few details in Round Lake shooting that left 17-year-old in serious condition

Round Lake police say they still do not know where the actual shooting occurred that left a 17-year-old boy seriously injured Sunday evening. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Grayslake Fire Protection District responded around 10:35 p.m. Sunday to Behm Lane and Peterson Road in unincorporated Grayslake for a report of a gunshot victim. Lake […]

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Grayslake man charged with stabbing girlfriend, escaping police custody at hospital in Libertyville

A Grayslake man who allegedly attacked and stabbed his girlfriend was tracked down by a Lake County sheriff’s canine after he escaped police custody at a hospital in Libertyville. Mark Mortensen, 42, of the 33600 block of North Evergreen Drive in unincorporated Grayslake, was charged with three counts of aggravated domestic battery, escape and resisting […]

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2 hospitalized after crash that caused car to rollover multiple times in Grayslake

Two people were hospitalized after their car rolled over multiple times, causing the victims to become trapped in the vehicle, late Sunday evening in Grayslake. The Grayslake Fire Protection District and Grayslake Police Department responded around 10:30 p.m. Sunday to Route 120 and Ashford Lane in Grayslake for a rollover crash with injuries. Grayslake Police […]

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Lightning possible cause of fire that damaged townhomes in Grayslake, fire officials say

Fire officials say lightning possibly caused a fire that damaged two large townhomes and displaced residents in Grayslake Monday morning. The Grayslake Fire Protection District responded around 11:20 a.m. Monday to the 1200 block of Silo Hill Drive in Grayslake for a report of a structure fire. Grayslake Fire Protection District Battalion Chief David Torkilsen […]

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Grayslake SEDOL teacher aide pleads guilty to sexually assaulting special needs student

A now-former Lake County special education paraprofessional has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a physically and mentally disabled student over the span of two years. In December 2019, Israel Suaste-Gonzalez, 50, of the 19000 block of Cambridge Road in unincorporated Mundelein, was charged with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, four counts of criminal […]