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Police speaking to person of interest in the murder of 19-year-old pregnant woman found in Lake Michigan

Chicago police say they are talking to a “person of interest” in the murder of a 19-year-old pregnant woman whose body was found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan last month. The Chicago Sun-Times, citing a Chicago Police Department spokesperson, reported Friday morning that a person of interest was being interviewed by Chicago police in connection […]

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Suspect charged with killing man, injuring a second man during drive-by shooting in Waukegan

A Waukegan man has been charged with murder for shooting and killing a 36-year-old man during a drive-by shooting in Waukegan that left a second man injured on Saturday. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 2:45 p.m. Saturday to a single-family home in the 400 block of Belvidere Street in Waukegan […]

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Coroner’s office confirms ‘Lake Michigan Jane Doe’ was missing pregnant 19-year-old from Chicago

The coroner’s office has confirmed the identity of the ‘Lake Michigan Jane Doe’ found near Waukegan as a missing 19-year-old pregnant woman from Chicago. Her death is considered a homicide. A forensic odontologist with the Lake County Coroner’s Office confirmed the woman is Yarianna G. Wheeler, 19, of Chicago, following a dental records comparison with […]