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‘Unnecessary tragedy’: Driver reportedly went through red light, causing crash that left innocent driver dead in Waukegan

Police say a Zion woman, who was driving on a revoked license, is believed to have gone through a red light and struck another vehicle, killing its driver, Saturday in Waukegan. The Waukegan Fire Department, Beach Park Fire Department, and Waukegan Police Department responded around 12 p.m. Saturday to Wadsworth Road and Lewis Avenue in […]

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Sheriff’s deputies arrest armed man who took woman’s vehicle, leading to 2-hour standoff in Zion

Sheriff’s deputies successfully deescalated a two-hour standoff with an armed man in Zion after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman and took her car near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 18600 block of West Wright Road in unincorporated Grayslake for a report of an aggravated […]

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Waukegan man charged with traveling to Zion man’s apartment following bar dispute and fatally shooting him, police say

Police say they have captured a Waukegan man who fled the state after traveling to a Zion man’s apartment following a bar dispute and fatally shooting him in September. A preliminary autopsy showed Che Hearn, 31, of Zion, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Zion […]

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Felon with lengthy criminal history arrested after officers find him with loaded gun in Lake Forest

Police officers arrested a Zion man, who is a convicted felon, after finding him with a loaded gun as he was driving around a Lake Forest neighborhood. Officers with the Lake Forest Police Department were conducting heightened subdivision patrols Saturday evening due to recent overnight vehicle burglaries and auto thefts. The officers observed a silver […]