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Grand jury indicts man on attempted murder charge for hitting police officer with car in Lincolnshire

A grand jury has indicted a man on attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly hit a police officer with his vehicle and injured her in Lincolnshire. Michael J. Ockerman, 32, who has no permanent address, was initially charged last month with one count of aggravated battery of a peace officer, a Class 2 […]

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Police officer injured after being struck by reckless vehicle driving in circles in Lincolnshire

A police officer, who was on foot attempting to block traffic as officers pursued a reckless vehicle, was struck by the vehicle as the driver drove in circles on Milwaukee Avenue in Lincolnshire. The Lincolnshire Police Department received a call from a neighboring police department regarding a reckless driver traveling northbound on Milwaukee Avenue near […]

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Drunk driver charged with causing multi-vehicle crash that killed innocent man in Fox Lake

A Plainfield man has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk and caused a five-vehicle crash that left an innocent 72-year-old man dead and another person injured in Fox Lake in June. John M. Buckley, 57, of the 24000 block of Thornberry Drive in Plainfield, was charged with reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the […]

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Authorities identify innocent 72-year-old man killed by reckless driver in Fox Lake

The coroner’s office has identified a 72-year-old man who was killed after a high-speed reckless driver slammed into his car in Fox Lake Saturday evening. An autopsy showed Stephen Kamen, 72, of Fontana-on-Geneva-Lake, Wisconsin, died from multiple blunt force injuries from a crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Fox Lake Police Department […]