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‘Absolutely reprehensible crime:’ McHenry man sentenced to 10 years in prison for reproducing child pornography

A judge has sentenced a McHenry man to 10 years in prison for reproducing child pornography in what the Illinois attorney general called an “absolutely reprehensible crime.” David P. Stone, 31, of McHenry, was charged in October 2020 with 10 counts of reproducing child pornography, a Class X felony. A grand jury later indicted him […]

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8 arrested after attorney general, federal law enforcement and Lake County sheriff conduct drug and gun investigation

Eight people have been arrested in connection to gang-related drug and gun offenses following a lengthy investigation that occurred in Lake County and the surrounding Chicago area. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced the arrests and charges Friday, which he said is the result of an ongoing investigation involving illegal firearm and drug sales throughout […]

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Law enforcement task force arrests 3 masked suspects armed with guns in Gurnee Mills mall

A law enforcement task force arrested three masked suspects who were armed with guns inside Gurnee Mills mall in Gurnee, authorities said. The Illinois Attorney General’s Organized Retail Crimes Task Force recently conducted operations targeting retail crimes at suburban Chicago shopping malls. The task force collaborated with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office, local law […]

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Attorney general warns residents to be on lookout for flood-damaged vehicles being sold in Illinois

Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning Illinois residents to be on the lookout for flood-damaged vehicles that could soon be hitting the used car market following Hurricane Ian. Raoul issued the warning on Tuesday and said preliminary industry estimates indicate that Hurricane Ian has flooded thousands of vehicles in the Southeastern United States, especially in […]

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6 charged in burglary ring targeting video gaming machines in Lake, McHenry and other counties

A crew of six have been charged after approximately $400,000 was stolen during burglaries targeting video gaming machines at businesses in Lake and McHenry counties and surrounding counties. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Thursday announced charges against Giulia Wuttke, Gino Wuttke and Alyssa Slouka alleging they broke into businesses around Illinois and stole from […]

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Illinois attorney general says survivors of Highland Park mass shooting have been contacted by scammers

The Illinois attorney general said that some survivors of the Highland Park mass shooting have been contacted by scammers. He also warned residents to be cautious about who they donate to. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Wednesday issued the warning urging vigilance following reports that survivors of the shooting have been contacted by potential […]

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Owners of Lake County, Chicagoland massage parlors charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution

The owners of numerous Chicagoland massage parlors, including ones in Lake County, have been arrested and charged with money laundering and promoting prostitution following an undercover investigation. Yang Yuan, 37, of Aurora; Jianwei Zou, 62, of Naperville; and Guilan Sun, 64, of Aurora, have each been charged with six counts of money laundering and three […]