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Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns about scammers targeting flood victims

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement to remind Lake County residents of the increased risk of scammers attempting to capitalize on those impacted by flooding. “Often, in times of natural disaster there is an increase in door-to-door criminals attempting to solicit fraudulent business,” the sheriff’s office said. Officials said that both the […]

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PHOTOS: Flood emergency in parts of Lake County; high water halts Metra trains

The National Weather Service Wednesday morning issued an flash flood emergency warning in Lake County, urging people to immediately move to higher ground, after storms overwhelmed the area with water. It was only the latest development in the widespread flooding in north suburban Lake County that has closed roads and halted Metra trains after a […]