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Jury convicts man of committing ‘cold-blooded and calculated’ murder outside motel in Waukegan

A 34-year-old man faces up to 60 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of fatally shooting another man in a “cold-blooded and calculated” ambush murder outside a motel in Waukegan. Darius Kirby, 34, of Riverdale, and Shava Jackson-Spicer, 29, of Joliet, were both charged in March 2021 with multiple counts of first-degree […]

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Coroner identifies Wauconda parents found dead in Libertyville motel with their baby who was unharmed

Authorities have identified a man and woman found dead in a Libertyville motel from an apparent drug overdose. The couple’s baby was found in the room unharmed. Robert Callen, 35, of Wauconda, and Amanda Dubin, 34, of Wauconda, are both believed to have suffered from drug overdoses, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Toxicology […]