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Teen dies after being shot in Zion

An 18-year-old died Wednesday evening after being shot in the parking lot of an apartment building in Zion, police said. The Zion Police Department was called at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday for several shots fired in the 1500 block of Lorelei Avenue in Zion. Zion Police Chief Steve Dumyahn said that police officers arrived and found […]

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Man wanted for murder in Mississippi caught in Zion

A street gang member wanted for murder in Mississippi was captured by U.S. Marshals and law enforcement officers in Zion on Tuesday. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team, U.S. Marshals, Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force and the Zion Police Department captured Deshaude Jones, 40, of the 2300 block of Westbrook Street in Ocean […]

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Local authorities team up to address “unprecedented shootings” in Zion

The Zion Police Department, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office are teaming up to address unprecedented violent crime, specifically shootings, in Zion. “The City of Zion has experienced an unprecedented number of recent shootings, including two that resulted in fatalities,” Lake County Sheriff Detective Rebecca Loeb said. Loeb said […]