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15-year-old charged with first-degree murder, robbery after North Chicago man shot to death in Park City

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery after police say he shot and killed a North Chicago man in Park City on Sunday. An autopsy showed that James Hicks, 27, of North Chicago, died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. Police received a call around 12 […]

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27-year-old man killed in Park City shooting

The Major Crime Task Force is investigating after a 27-year-old man was fatally shot outside an apartment in Park City Sunday, officials said. The Park City Police Department responded around 12 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of Sharon Avenue in Park City for a report of a person down outside of an apartment complex. […]

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Medical examiner releases cause, manner of death after off-duty Lake County firefighter found dead in Chicago

The medical examiner said the sudden death of an off-duty Great Lakes Fire Department firefighter, who leaves behind three children, has been ruled a suicide. The Great Lakes Fire Department, based near North Chicago, announced the death of Lieutenant Jeffrey Peters on Sunday. “We are devastated by the loss of one of our own.” Chicago […]

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‘We are devastated’: Lake County’s Great Lakes Naval Fire Department mourns sudden death of firefighter

The Great Lakes Fire Department, stationed near North Chicago, announced that one of its firefighters, a 21-year veteran of the department, died suddenly Sunday morning in Chicago. “Today at Great Lakes Fire Department we are devastated by the loss of one of our own,” the department announced Sunday afternoon. Lieutenant Jeff Peters, who resided in […]