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Lockdowns lifted after man attending court hearing learns of active warrant, flees out of courtroom in Waukegan

Lockdowns have been lifted after a man attending a court hearing found out he was wanted and fled from police on foot in Waukegan Thursday morning. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that a 36-year-old man went to the Lake County Courthouse Thursday morning. The man was […]

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Schools on lockdown after wanted suspect flees from police in downtown Waukegan

Police are actively searching for a wanted suspect who fled from authorities near the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, prompting schools to go on lockdown. The incident began around 10 a.m. Thursday. The College of Lake County said in a message that their Lakeshore Campus located in Waukegan was placed on lockdown due to “dangerous […]

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Grayslake police publicly identify suspect wanted in crime spree as manhunt continues

Grayslake police have publicly identified a 43-year-old man wanted in a crime spree, including an armed robbery at Portillo’s in Gurnee, as a manhunt continues for him Monday evening. Eric J. Gatlin, 43, whose last known address was in Elgin, is being sought by police following multiple incidents in Lake County and Cook County, according […]