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‘Could have been deadly’: Drunk driver slams head-on into Wauconda police car carrying police canine

A Wauconda police squad car carrying a police canine was struck head-on by a repeat drunk driving offender on Route 12 in Wauconda early Sunday morning, causing the officer to sustain injuries. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said Officer Jon Finze and his canine partner, Badger, were searching for a wrong-way driver on Route […]

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26-year-old man dies after fleeing police at over 100 mph, crashing motorcycle in Wauconda

A 26-year-old man who crashed his motorcycle while fleeing police at over 100 mph in a Wauconda neighborhood on Thursday has died. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said a Wauconda police officer observed a sport motorcycle with no registration around 4:40 p.m. Thursday. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the motorcycle […]