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Firefighters and deputies rescue man after his ATV falls through ice on Druce Lake near Lake Villa

A man is in critical condition after he drove his ATV on Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa and fell through thin ice Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of an ATV that went through […]

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Lake County sheriff canine helps arrest armed suspect who crashed, fled from officers in Third Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Boomer helped take down a man who fled from a crash on foot while armed with a gun in Third Lake Saturday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:30 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 45 and Washington Street in Third Lake for a three-vehicle crash with […]

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Clerks cited after 11 gas stations, stores caught selling alcohol to minors in Lake County

The sheriff’s office said that clerks at 11 establishments in Lake County were cited for selling alcohol to minors during compliance checks this past month. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they routinely conduct alcohol compliance checks at liquor-selling establishments in Lake County. “The compliance checks are designed to ensure businesses vending alcohol are not […]