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Dashcam, bodycam footage released in fatal Waukegan police-involved shooting

Videos released Wednesday from the fatal officer-involved shooting in Waukegan conflict with the victim’s account and show her vehicle fleeing police after an officer tried to arrest the woman’s boyfriend on a warrant. Tafara Williams, of Waukegan, and Marcellis Stinnette, 19, of Waukegan, were sitting in a car near Liberty Street and Oak Street in […]

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Waukegan police officer fired following fatal shooting of 19-year-old man

The Waukegan police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old man and also shot his girlfriend has been fired for “multiple policy and procedure violations,” the police chief announced. Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles announced that the officer, who is Hispanic and has five years of experience with the department, was fired Friday evening. No additional […]