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After more than 12 years, construction at Grand Avenue and Route 41 finally completed in Gurnee

The intersection of Grand Avenue and Route 41 in Gurnee is fully reopened after more than 12 years of multi-stage construction to improve the congested intersection, officials said. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) completed the last part of the project on Tuesday, which included the installation of permanent traffic signals. For the first time, […]

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Driver, 3-year-old boy suffer life-threatening injuries in North Chicago crash

A 3-year-old boy and an adult suffered life-threatening injuries during a rollover crash over the weekend in North Chicago. The North Chicago Police Department and North Chicago Fire Department responded around 3:15 a.m. Saturday to Route 41 and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive for a vehicle crash with injuries. Investigators believe the driver of a […]

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Bodycam shows moment officers shot woman armed with rifle on Route 41 in Gurnee

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Newly obtained bodycam video shows 31-year-old Makell Meyerin walking down Route 41 armed with a military-style rifle and then being fatally shot by Gurnee police in 2018. Lake and McHenry County Scanner obtained several bodycam videos from […]