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Lake Villa District 41 schools on soft lockdown due to school shooting threat circulating on social media

Police and school officials say they are investigating rumors circulating about a student “shooting up” a school that has prompted Lake Villa District 41 schools to go on soft lockdown. Lake Villa School District 41 sent an email to parents Wednesday saying that they were aware of the rumored threat. District 41 schools include Thompson […]

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3 suspects arrested after Canine Boomer finds them hiding following police search near Lake Villa

Three suspects were arrested after they fled from a stolen vehicle and Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Boomer found them hiding near Lake Villa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified about a stolen vehicle out of Lake Forest around 8:30 a.m. Friday. The Lake Forest Police Department notified the sheriff’s office and surrounding […]

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62-year-old man dies after ATV falls through thin ice on Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa

A 62-year-old man has died after his ATV fell through the ice and he had to be rescued from Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa Wednesday afternoon. An autopsy showed Rodney Allard, 62, of Lake Villa, died as a result of drowning, according to Lake County Coroner’s Office Chief Deputy Stephen Newton. The Lake County […]