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Considerable flooding from overnight thunderstorms causes cars to get stuck in Lake County

Authorities warned against traveling Saturday morning after thunderstorms brought “considerable flooding” to Lake County, causing numerous vehicles to get stuck in high-standing water. “Strong to severe” thunderstorms moved across northern Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. High winds and hail were also reported. The storms brought “very heavy rainfall” that resulted in areas of […]

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2 arrested, gun recovered after police pursuit leads to rollover crash in North Chicago

Two men are facing charges after a car led police on a pursuit in North Chicago and the vehicle rolled over, leaving both suspects trapped inside. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Dino Katris said during a bond hearing that officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired license plate registration in […]

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Authorities identify Deerfield man killed in two-vehicle crash on Route 41 in Highland Park

The coroner’s office has identified a 58-year-old man from Deerfield that died after his car was hit by another vehicle on Route 41 in Highland Park Wednesday. Keith Jachim, 58, of Deerfield, died as a result of blunt force injuries sustained in a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Stephen Newton. The […]