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Man arrested after stolen car hits police car, later leads police on pursuit that began in Chicago and ended in Gurnee

Officers arrested a man who allegedly fled from a stolen Dodge Challenger after police pursued the car in Chicago and a police helicopter followed it to Gurnee Tuesday evening. Tarion K. Fullilove, 18, of the 8900 block of South Crandon Avenue in Chicago, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a controlled […]

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Worker hospitalized after freight train hits forklift, causing it to roll over near Lake Bluff

A railroad employee was transported to the hospital after a freight train crashed into the forklift the employee was operating Tuesday afternoon near Lake Bluff, police said. The Libertyville Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1 p.m. Tuesday to the 28500 block of North Arcadia Road in unincorporated Lake Bluff. Lake County […]

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Considerable flooding from overnight thunderstorms causes cars to get stuck in Lake County

Authorities warned against traveling Saturday morning after thunderstorms brought “considerable flooding” to Lake County, causing numerous vehicles to get stuck in high-standing water. “Strong to severe” thunderstorms moved across northern Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. High winds and hail were also reported. The storms brought “very heavy rainfall” that resulted in areas of […]