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Charges filed against driver of Audi SUV wanted in fatal hit-and-run of 22-year-old man near Vernon Hills

Investigators say charges have been filed against a woman that was allegedly driving an SUV that struck and killed a 22-year-old Lake Forest College student near Vernon Hills in October. Lake County Sheriff’s Office traffic crash investigators concluded their investigation into the incident, which took hundreds of investigative hours, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief […]

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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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22-year-old man in critical condition after SUV hits him, flees scene near Vernon Hills

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a driver who hit a 22-year-old man, leaving him in critical condition, and fled the scene near Vernon Hills early Saturday morning. 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 […]