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$2 million bond for 2 men charged in beach murder as prosecutors describe severe injuries inflicted on Highland Park business owner

Prosecutors detailed allegations against two men who are being held on a $2 million bond each after being charged in the murder of a Highland Park father and business owner at Fort Sheridan Beach. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Ben Dillon said Matthew Ascaridis, 45, called 911 around 12:54 a.m. on September 17 to report […]

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2 men now charged with murder of Highland Park father, business owner killed on Fort Sheridan Beach

Prosecutors have filed murder charges against two men who got into a “violent confrontation” and allegedly killed a Highland Park father and business owner at Fort Sheridan Beach in September. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said that a man, who lives in Highland Park near the Fort Sheridan Beach, called 911 just before […]

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Coroner identifies woman being held in Lake County Jail that died after being found unresponsive in her cell

The coroner has identified a woman, who was being held in custody for allegedly causing traumatic injuries to a baby, that died after she was found unresponsive in her Lake County Jail cell. An autopsy performed Monday on Khayla Evans, 24, of Grand Prairie, Texas, showed she had underly medical conditions and no significant injuries […]

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Woman being held in Lake County Jail for severely injuring baby dies after being found unresponsive in her cell

A 24-year-old woman being held in the Lake County Jail for allegedly causing severe traumatic injuries to a baby died after she was found unresponsive in her cell Friday. A Lake County correctional officer was conducting routine rounds in the jail’s medical pod around 2:30 p.m. Friday. The correctional officer observed a 24-year-old female inmate, […]