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Firefighter-paramedics who performed 30 minutes of CPR on man in Mundelein reunite after his recovery

Firefighter-paramedics who performed 30 minutes of continuous CPR on an unresponsive man who went into cardiac arrest in Mundelein were able to reunite with him Tuesday. Andy Bhugra was in Mundelein meeting with a business associate at a restaurant in Mundelein on July 22. Bhugra went into sudden cardiac arrest and 911 was called. Mundelein […]

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$300K bond for self-admitted Latin Kings gang member who allegedly demanded money, battered stepfather in Mundelein

A self-admitted Latin Kings gang member was charged after prosecutors say he demanded money from his stepfather and battered him in Mundelein, causing multiple injuries. Carlos Velasquez, 21, of Mundelein, was charged with two counts of domestic battery, one count of interfering with the reporting of domestic violence and one count of mob action. The […]

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Mundelein police find 3 guns, including AK pistol, during traffic stop where drugs were recovered

Two people were arrested after police found three guns, including an AK pistol, along with two pounds of marijuana in a car during a traffic stop in Mundelein. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said officers with the Mundelein Police Department conducted a traffic stop last Saturday. The officers stopped Axel Rosales, 21, after […]

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‘Selfless act’: Off-duty Mundelein firefighter awarded for saving life of unresponsive child injured in tollway crash

A Mundelein firefighter-paramedic received an award Monday for saving the life of a 3-year-old girl, who was unresponsive and critically injured in a crash, while he was off-duty. Firefighter-Paramedic Dan Buhrmester was on his way home from dropping his children off at a birthday party on September 11, according to Dr. Ben Feinzimer, the director […]