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Coroner identifies 22-year-old man killed in head-on crash involving 2 trucks in Long Grove

The coroner has identified a 22-year-old man who was killed after a box truck and semi-truck crashed head-on, leaving two others seriously injured, in Long Grove Tuesday. An autopsy performed Wednesday showed Rene Sepulveda, 22, of Island Lake, died as a result of blunt force injuries as a result of a vehicle crash, according to […]

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Man killed, 2 other men seriously injured after head-on crash involving box truck and semi-truck in Long Grove

A man was killed and two other men were seriously injured after a box truck and a semi-truck collided, trapping the victims inside their vehicles, in Long Grove Tuesday morning. The Long Grove Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:10 a.m. Tuesday to Route 53 (Hicks Road) north of Lake Cook […]

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NWS releases paths of tornadoes in Lake and McHenry counties, says EF-1 tornado in Huntley was 7 miles long

The National Weather Service has released more details on the Wednesday tornadoes in Lake and McHenry counties and says the EF-1 tornado in Huntley was nearly seven miles long. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a survey team was sent to Lake County and McHenry County on Thursday. The team confirmed three tornadoes had touched […]

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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Huntley, 2 other EF-0 tornadoes hit Lake County

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit Huntley, damaging buildings, and two other tornadoes touched down in Barrington and Long Grove Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a survey team was sent to Lake County and McHenry County on Thursday. The team confirmed three tornadoes had touched down in the two […]

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Party bus damaged after hitting Robert Parker Coffin Bridge in Long Grove; 50th time bridge has been struck

A bus became the 50th vehicle to hit the historic bridge in Long Grove after the bus scrapped the bridge’s canopy, causing the bus’ roof air conditioning unit to rip off. The incident involved a bus from the company M&M Buses and occurred Saturday afternoon. The bus was traveling eastbound when it struck the Robert […]

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Public service sentence for man who fired shots after teens mistakenly pulled into his driveway in Long Grove

A Long Grove man has been sentenced to public service for firing shots after two teenagers accidentally pulled into his driveway, mistaking it for their friend’s driveway. Vladan Mihailovic, 56, of Long Grove, was charged in August with two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]