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Man suffers serious injuries after reportedly jumping from bridge onto Route 41 in Gurnee

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a bystander reported he jumped from a bridge onto Route 41 in Gurnee Monday afternoon. The Gurnee Police Department, Park City Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 1:30 p.m. Monday to Route 41 under Washington Street on the border of Gurnee and Park City. A […]

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‘Poster child for dangerousness’: Man on probation for gun charge detained after arrest on new gun charge in Waukegan

A judge called a man the “poster child for dangerousness” and ordered him detained pre-trial after the man was arrested for possessing a gun in Waukegan while on probation for a gun charge. Juliano A. Ramirez, 20, of Park City, was charged with three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and criminal trespass […]

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51-year-old man dies after being struck by car while walking in roadway near Libertyville

Sheriff’s officials say a 51-year-old man died after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway on Route 137 near Libertyville Thursday morning. The Libertyville Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:20 a.m. Thursday to the area of Route 137 and Clover Drive in unincorporated Libertyville. Lake County Sheriff’s […]

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Man paid almost $150K to complete home renovations near Fox Lake accused of performing none of the work

Sheriff’s officials say a man hired to perform extensive renovations to a home near Fox Lake was paid almost $150,000 and then never performed any of the work. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said the sheriff’s office received a report from a 68-year-old woman of home repair fraud. The victim bought an […]