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16 people injured, transported to hospitals after Naval Base van crashes into guardrail in North Chicago

16 people were transported to area hospitals after a Naval Base van traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into a guardrail in North Chicago Sunday evening, authorities said. The North Chicago Police Department and North Chicago Fire Department responded around 8:40 p.m. Sunday to the area of Buckley Road and Sheridan Road. Officers […]

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Coroner rules U.S. Navy sailor’s manner of death ‘undetermined’ after body found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan

The coroner has ruled U.S. Navy sailor Seamus Gray’s manner of death as undetermined after he went missing in Waukegan and his body was found in Lake Michigan. The Lake County Coroner’s Office told Lake and McHenry County Scanner Friday morning they have concluded their investigation into the death of 21-year-old Seamus Gray. The coroner’s […]

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‘Sadness and pain’: Waukegan mayor reacts after body of missing U.S. Navy sailor found in Lake Michigan

The Waukegan mayor said she cannot “begin to imagine feeling the sadness and pain” that the family of Seamus Gray is experiencing after the missing U.S. Navy sailor was found dead Wednesday. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Scott Chastain said officers were on a traffic stop around 7:08 p.m. Wednesday near the Waukegan Harbor when ComEd […]

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Missing U.S. Navy sailor died of drowning in Lake Michigan near Waukegan, no signs of foul play, coroner says

An autopsy showed the missing 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan died of drowning and there were no signs of foul play. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Scott Chastain said officers were on a traffic stop around 7:08 p.m. Wednesday near the Waukegan Harbor when ComEd workers flagged down the officers. The […]

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Coroner confirms missing U.S. Navy sailor was body found in Lake Michigan in Waukegan

The coroner has confirmed the missing 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor was the body recovered from Lake Michigan in Waukegan Wednesday evening. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Scott Chastain said officers were on a traffic stop around 7:08 p.m. Wednesday near the Waukegan Harbor when ComEd workers flagged down the officers. The workers reported they were doing […]

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Mother of missing U.S. Navy sailor from Waukegan says son ‘appears to have been in tragic accident’ as search continues

The mother of a 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor who went missing in Waukegan says her son “appears to have been in a tragic accident” as crews continued searching for him Wednesday. U.S. Navy personnel ran sonar in Lake Michigan at the Waukegan Harbor Tuesday evening searching for Seamus Gray, according to Waukegan Police Commander Scott […]

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Canines showing interest in specific area by Waukegan Harbor pier in search for missing U.S. Navy sailor

Police say multiple canines have shown interest in a specific area by a pier at the Waukegan Harbor in the search for a 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor who went missing. Members of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and search and rescue canines conducted a search for Seamus Gray on Monday at the Waukegan Harbor. […]