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Significant number of coronavirus cases located in SE Lake County; 135 cases countywide

Data from the Lake County Health Department shows a bulk of the county’s 135 cases are located in the southeastern quadrant of Lake County. On Wednesday, the Lake County Health Department reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Lake County since Tuesday afternoon. This brings the total number of Lake County residents testing positive for […]

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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 […]