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Grayslake man and son accused of beating, injuring and robbing elderly man in North Chicago

Prosecutors say a Grayslake man, who was just released from prison for armed robbery, participated with his son in beating and robbing an elderly man in North Chicago. Donald O. Palmer, 47, of Grayslake, was charged with aggravated battery of an elderly person and two counts of resisting a peace officer. Lake County Assistant State’s […]

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Man accused of attacking multiple police officers and paramedic in Algonquin, slipping handcuffs to front of body

A 19-year-old man was charged with attacking multiple police officers and a paramedic in Algonquin and then slipping his handcuffs to the front of his body following a DUI arrest. William A. Skidmore, 19, of Schaumburg, was charged with four counts of aggravated battery, resisting a peace officer causing injury, resisting a peace officer, driving […]

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Convicted felon found with 2 guns after crashing into another car, trying to flee scene in Waukegan

Two guns were recovered and a convicted felon was arrested after he allegedly fled from a serious crash and was chased down by officers in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred around 4:10 p.m. Thursday near Pacific Avenue and Jackson Street in Waukegan. A police commander witnessed a two-vehicle crash at the intersection, according to […]

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2 charged with interfering, resisting police officers who were trying to arrest alleged drunk driver in Woodstock

A man and a woman were charged after they allegedly interfered with and resisted police officers who were arresting an alleged drunk driver on Thanksgiving Day in Woodstock. The incident occurred on the evening of November 24 in the 100 block of East Church Street, court documents show. A Woodstock police officer was attempting to […]

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$300K bond for man tracked down by police canine after allegedly burglarizing car, fleeing officers in Vernon Hills

A 37-year-old man was arrested after being tracked down by a canine after he allegedly committed a car burglary at an apartment building in Vernon Hills and fled from officers. Nicholas M. Ahrens, 37, who is a transient, was charged with burglary, resisting a peace officer and use of an unissued credit or debit card. […]