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Family says Lake Forest College student killed in hit-and-run near Vernon Hills was ‘the most kind young man’

The family of a 22-year-old Lake Forest College student who died after being struck by a car near Vernon Hills is speaking out as police continue searching for the suspect in the case. An autopsy showed Wojciech Glowik, 22, of Glenview, died from multiple blunt force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. Banek […]

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Police release more information about vehicle in hit-and-run near Vernon Hills that critically injured man

Police have released sample images of the suspect vehicle that struck and critically injured a 22-year-old man near Vernon Hills before fleeing the scene. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 2:10 a.m. Saturday to the 200 block of Route 45 in Indian Creek near Vernon Hills. Lake County Sheriff […]

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Police seeking semi-truck driver after motorcyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash near Wadsworth

Police are seeking to identify the driver of a semi-truck that struck a motorcycle and drove away Monday afternoon, causing the motorcyclist to sustain critical injuries near Wadsworth. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Newport Township Fire Protection District responded around 4:00 p.m. Monday to West Russell Road and Kilbourne Road in Newport Township for […]