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Mother of 19-year-old shot and killed by Waukegan officer says ongoing investigation ‘is a cover-up’

The investigation into the fatal Waukegan police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette is still being investigated by the state’s attorney a year after it happened. The victim’s mother says the state’s attorney is covering up her son’s death. Stinnette, 19, of Waukegan, was shot and killed on October 20, 2020, by Waukegan police officer Dante Salinas […]

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Lawsuit claims 19-year-old bled out for 8 minutes after police shooting in Waukegan

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. A lawsuit, which is seeking compensation and a jury trial, was filed by Marcellis Stinnette’s mother and alleges that her son bled out for eight minutes before receiving aid after he had been shot by a Waukegan […]

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‘I ain’t going without a fight,’ murder suspect said before fatal shootout with police in Beach Park

Two members of a U.S. Marshals task force have been cleared in the fatal shooting of a murder suspect in Beach Park in June, the state’s attorney’s office said. Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim said that a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy and a Lake County sheriff’s deputy, who were both assigned to the U.S. […]