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Woman loses consciousness in apparent random attack in forest preserve near Grayslake

Police are investigating after a woman was hit in the head by a stranger and lost consciousness while she was running on a trail in the Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve near Grayslake. Lake County Forest Preserves Communication Specialist Kim Mikus confirmed the Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police are investigating the incident. Mikus told Lake […]

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Sheriff: No threats were made to Lake County Civil War Days

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that they found no threats in their investigation after the annual Lake County Civil War Days event was cancelled by Lake County Forest Preserve officials due to alleged threats. On Wednesday, sheriff’s officials met with Lake County Forest Preserve President Angelo Kyle and Director of Safety John Tannahill, who […]

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Criminal investigation launched into threats that cancelled Lake County Civil War Days

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has launched a criminal investigation into the threats made that cancelled the annual Lake County Civil War Days event. The Lake County Forest Preserve District announced Monday that the event scheduled for July 13 and 14 at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda was cancelled due to safety concerns. “After consulting […]