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Roofing company that performed work in Lake County facing nearly $300K in fines after federal investigation

A roofing contractor is being fined nearly $300,000 after federal officials said the company exposed its workers to deadly fall hazards at job sites in the Chicago area, including Lake County. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said that Araujo Construction Corp faces $277,584 in proposed penalties. The proposed penalties […]

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Coroner IDs driver killed after dump truck hit by Metra train, causing partial derailment in Hainesville

The coroner’s office has released the identity of a 41-year-old man killed after his dump truck was struck by a Metra train, causing the train to partially derail Monday in Hainesville. An autopsy performed Tuesday showed Jesus Castrejon, 41, of Wheeling, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to […]

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Buffalo Grove police increase patrols after child luring attempts in Wheeling

Buffalo Grove police are increasing patrols and asking for homeowners to review security footage after two child luring attempts nearby in Wheeling. The Buffalo Grove Police Department said that while no incidents have been reported in Buffalo Grove, patrols have increased around Buffalo Grove schools to help locate the suspect vehicle. The Wheeling Police Department […]

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Man charged with drug-induced homicide after Mundelein teen’s fentanyl overdose

A Wheeling man has been charged in connection with the accidental overdose death of a Mundelein teen last August, police announced on Tuesday. Police and firefighters responded on August 17 to 140 South Midland Avenue in Mundelein for a drug overdose. The opioid reversing drug Naloxone was administered to 19-year-old Nathan T. Clyde, and Mundelein […]