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Judge sentences Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of disgraced Fox Lake police officer, to probation

A judge has sentenced Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, to probation Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to a charge relating to misusing charitable funds. Melodie Gliniewicz, 57, of the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in Antioch, was charged in 2016 with multiple charges, including unlawful use of […]

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Former staffer of U.S. Rep Brad Schneider pleads guilty to stealing almost $80,000 in taxpayer money

A former staffer of U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, whose district includes Lake County, has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $80,000 in taxpayer money by falsifying paperwork, prosecutors said. Sterling Carter, 24, of Glenwood, Georgia, was employed as the director of operations for Schneider. The 10th District, represented by Schneider, includes a large part of Lake […]

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Highland Park accountant sentenced to periodic imprisonment for stealing over $300,000 from disabled man

A former Highland Park accountant was sentenced to probation and periodic imprisonment for stealing over $300,000 from a developmentally disabled client. Thomas Errico, 81, of Deerfield, was a partner at Anspach, Errico & Co. in Highland Park when he allegedly stole from clients who hired him to prepare and file their tax returns, according to […]