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Multiple students to be disciplined after swastika poster found in restroom at Grayslake North High School

Several students are being disciplined after officials say a poster with the Nazi flag was hung up in a restroom at Grayslake North High School Tuesday. Grayslake North High School Principal James Roscoe sent an email to students and families in Grayslake School District 127 about the incident. Roscoe said that the school was made […]

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Warrant into death investigation of missing Round Lake man nets drugs, guns at McHenry residence

During a warrant as part of an investigation into the shooting death of a missing Round Lake man, police arrested a McHenry man after finding drugs and guns in a McHenry residence Thursday. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and DuPage MERIT Major Crimes Unit executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of North Chapel […]

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Illinois attorney general says Centers for Testing Control to be shut down for ‘foreseeable future’

The Illinois attorney general announced the Center for COVID Control, which operated testing sites in Lake and McHenry counties, will remain closed as an investigation is underway into the company. On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced he had filed a lawsuit against Illinois-based Center for COVID Control and their associated lab, Doctors Clinical […]

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North Chicago woman charged with killing her son discharged from hospital, held in jail on $5 million bond

The North Chicago woman charged with killing her 6-year-old son Damari Perry is being held in jail on a $5 million bond after being released from the hospital on Wednesday. Jannie M. Perry, 38, of North Chicago, was charged last week with first-degree murder, concealment of a homicidal death and obstructing justice. Jannie Perry was […]

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Coroner rules Damari Perry’s death a homicide, says boy was found naked wrapped in bag

The coroner’s office has ruled 6-year-old Damari Perry’s death a homicide and said the boy had bruises and burns on his body. His cause of death was hypothermia. The Lake County, Indiana Coroner’s Office released the information Tuesday following a Monday autopsy. Damari had “scattered ecchymosis on the right leg, extremely cold core temperature, and […]

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‘A failed system’: State rep from Fox Lake calls for investigation into DCFS following death of Damari Perry

Illinois State Representative Tom Weber, based in Fox Lake, has called for an investigation into DCFS policies, laws and leadership following the death of 6-year-old Damari Perry. “The stories of incompetence from DCFS are sadly ever present; the improper removal of well-cared for children like baby girl Bougher, the deaths of AJ Freund and Damari […]