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Mundelein home uninhabitable after extra-alarm fire leaves 2 firefighters injured

Two firefighters were injured while battling a second-alarm fire that caused a Mundelein home to be uninhabitable Saturday morning. The Countryside Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:20 a.m. Saturday to a report of a structure fire in the 26200 block of Maple Avenue in unincorporated Mundelein. A downed power line […]

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Illinois officials announce 2 winners in latest vaccine lottery drawing are from Lake County

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 22 people that won $100,000 each in the state’s latest vaccine lottery drawing. Two of the winners are from Lake County. The state’s “All In for the Win” vaccine lottery is entering its final stretch, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said, adding that 22 lucky winners […]

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Wanted suspect in custody after leading police on pursuit through Wauconda, Mundelein

A wanted man led police on a nearly hour-long chase through Wauconda that ended in a Mundelein neighborhood when the non-compliant suspect was bitten by a police canine. The Wauconda Police Department received calls of a traffic complaint around 1:35 p.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Van Buren Street in Wauconda. Wauconda Police Department […]

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Good Samaritans receive awards for saving 3-year-old who nearly drowned in Mundelein

Six Good Samaritans who helped rescue a three-year-old from Diamond Lake in Mundelein and perform CPR on the unresponsive child were presented awards Monday evening. Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz and Mundelein Fire Chief Bill Lark recognized Scott Sroka and Dustin, Jaimie, Hannah, Emma and Sammy Epstein after a Mundelein Village Board meeting Monday. Scott Sroka […]