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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, […]

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2nd man charged in connection with homicide of Highland Park father, business owner on Fort Sheridan Beach

A second man has been charged after prosecutors say he obstructed the investigation into the homicide of a Highland Park father and business owner by removing a bloody wheelbarrow from Fort Sheridan Beach. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said a man, who lives in Highland Park near the beach, called 911 just before […]

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‘Loving and devoted father’: Highland Park father of two, business owner killed in fight on beach remembered

A business owner from Highland Park who was killed after a confrontation with a loud group at Fort Sheridan Beach near Highland Park is being remembered as a “loving and devoted father.” An autopsy performed Monday on Matthew Ascaridis, 45, of Highland Park, showed he died from “multiple injuries,” according to the Lake County Coroner’s […]