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Surge of stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins reported throughout Lake County, police say

Police are warning residents to lock their cars following a recent surge in vehicles being burglarized and stolen throughout Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and several police departments in Lake County are reminding the community to follow basic crime prevention steps to avoid becoming a victim. “Don’t leave cars running while unoccupied – […]

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Overnight rain floods homes, closes roadways in Lake County; multiple people rescued

Multiple people were rescued after heavy rainfall early Friday morning caused busy roadways and homes to flood throughout Lake County, officials said. Over the past five days, areas in Lake County have received between five to seven inches of rain, officials in Lake County said. “Lake County officials are working together to assist local communities […]

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PHOTOS: Heavy rain brings flooding to Lake County

Thunderstorms brought flooding and road closures Tuesday afternoon to Lake County, especially in the Mundelein and Libertyville area. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Tuesday evening for McHenry County and Lake County after heavy rain fell across the Chicagoland. The hardest hit areas were Mundelein, Libertyville, parts of Grayslake, parts of Gurnee, Fox […]

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Bus driver in Greyhound bus pursuit removed from duty

The Greyhound bus driver, who unintentionally lead police on a 17-mile interstate chase after passengers called 911 to report a possible gunman aboard, has been removed from duty. The Patch reported on Tuesday that prosecutors have not charged the bus driver but Greyhound has removed the driver from duty while they investigate. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling […]