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State appellate court allows 51-year-old man convicted of 2002 murder near Antioch to request new trial

The Illinois State Appellate Court ruled Tuesday that a 51-year-old man, who is serving a 50-year sentence for a 2002 murder near Antioch, can request a new trial to be exonerated after affidavits point to his innocence. Ronald E. Ruhl, 51, who was from Crystal Lake according to the Chicago Tribune, was sentenced to 50-years […]

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Face masks to be required in all Lake County government buildings regardless of vaccination status

County officials have announced that face coverings will be required again in all Lake County government buildings starting on Monday as COVID-19 cases rise in the state. The requirement will be for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, according to Alex Carr, Interim Chief Communications Officer for Lake County. Carr said the mandate comes after the […]

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Sheriff’s officers save man who overdosed in Lake County Circuit Court

On Wednesday three Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers saved the life of a man suffering an opioid overdose in a courtroom, sheriff’s officials said. Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli said that at 10:30 a.m. Lake County Sheriff’s Court Security Officers observed a 24-year-old man slumped over, in the public viewing area of […]