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Bodycam released from in-custody death of Waukegan man; officers cleared of wrongdoing

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. The state’s attorney has cleared Waukegan police of any wrongdoing and released bodycam video in the death of Avion Cotton, the man who died after swallowing drugs while he was running from officers in June. Avion Cotton, […]

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Man dies after being arrested in Waukegan, police say

The Illinois State Police are investigating after a man died shortly after being arrested following a foot pursuit with Waukegan police officers Thursday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to a home in the 600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around 3 p.m. Thursday to conduct a narcotics search warrant, […]