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Pre-trial release denied for man accused of carjacking victim at Lake Forest Oasis, leading to police pursuit

A judge denied pre-trial release to a man who authorities say carjacked and injured a victim in the parking lot of the Lake Forest Oasis before leading state police on a pursuit on Interstate 94. The Illinois State Police responded around 3:40 a.m. on February 15 to the Lake Forest Oasis, 13783 East Oasis Service […]

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Man arrested after allegedly carjacking and injuring victim at Lake Forest Oasis, leading to police pursuit

Authorities have arrested a suspect who allegedly carjacked and injured a victim in the parking lot of the Lake Forest Oasis before leading state police on a pursuit on Interstate 94. The Illinois State Police responded around 3:40 a.m. Thursday to the Lake Forest Oasis, 13783 East Oasis Service Rd in Lake Forest, for a […]

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State suspends license of Gurnee doctor convicted of prescribing painkillers to patients, billing Medicare for fake visits

The state has indefinitely suspended a Gurnee doctor who was sentenced to federal prison for prescribing opioids to patients without a visit and then billing Medicare for the non-existent treatment. Eliza Diaconescu, 75, of Lake Forest, was charged in July 2022 with one count of health care fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for DUI driver with gun who injured Lake County sheriff’s deputy in crash in Lake Forest

A judge has denied pre-trial release for an alleged drunk driver found with a gun after crashing into a Lake County sheriff’s auxiliary deputy’s squad, leaving the deputy injured, in Lake Forest. The Lake Forest Police Department and Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) were on the scene investigating a serious vehicle crash at […]

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Real estate developer from Lake Forest convicted in connection with corrupt former Chicago alderman

A Lake Forest man, who is a real estate developer, was convicted of colluding with longtime Chicago Alderman Ed Burke in an effort to influence and reward him, federal prosecutors said. A federal jury convicted former Chicago Alderman Edward Burke on racketeering, bribery and extortion charges on Thursday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern […]