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‘Could have been deadly’: Drunk driver slams head-on into Wauconda police car carrying police canine

A Wauconda police squad car carrying a police canine was struck head-on by a repeat drunk driving offender on Route 12 in Wauconda early Sunday morning, causing the officer to sustain injuries. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said Officer Jon Finze and his canine partner, Badger, were searching for a wrong-way driver on Route […]

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Bicyclist hospitalized after being struck by Algonquin police squad car

No citations were issued after an Algonquin police officer struck and injured a bicyclist that was crossing the street in Algonquin Thursday afternoon, officials said. The incident happened around 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of South Main Street and Division Street in Algonquin, according to the Algonquin Police Department. Algonquin Deputy Police Chief Dennis […]

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Lake County sheriff’s deputy injured in three-vehicle crash in Mundelein

A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was transported to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash near Mundelein Friday evening, authorities said. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Route 83 near Creekwood Drive in unincorporated Mundelein. Lake County Sheriff Spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli said that a vehicle traveling northbound was stopped waiting to turn left […]