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21-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after causing three-vehicle crash in Mettawa

A Highland Park man is in critical condition and two others were hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in Mettawa Friday morning that was possibly caused by snowy road conditions. The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, Libertyville Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:45 a.m. Friday to the area of Route 60 and St. […]

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Coroner IDs 24-year-old pedestrian who was struck, killed by semi-truck on I-94 near Lake Forest

The coroner says that the death of a 24-year-old Vernon Hills man who was hit by a semi-truck on Interstate 94 near Lake Forest has been ruled a suicide. The Illinois State Police and Lake Forest Fire Department responded around 12 p.m. Thursday to eastbound Interstate 94 near mile marker 19.75. Illinois State Police Trooper […]

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St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa to close for several weeks for road construction

Transportation officials say that St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa will be closed for several weeks for road construction and repairs to the railroad crossing starting on Monday. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) in conjunction with the Canadian National Railroad, on behalf of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E RR), will be temporarily […]

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Trump pardons Mettawa mayor Casey Urlacher charged in multi-million dollar gambling ring

President Trump pardoned Casey Urlacher, who is the brother of former Chicago Bears player Brian Urlacher and mayor of Mettawa, after he was charged in an illegal multi-million dollar sports gambling ring. Casey Urlacher, 41, of Libertyville, was charged with one count of participating in a gambling conspiracy and one count of conducting an illegal […]