Paige M. Donahue, found dead with trauma on Roosevelt Road in Wheaton, 8:15 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2023 (SOURCE: Wheaton Police Department).
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Wheaton Police Department Seeks Video Images that Might Help Investigate Pedestrian Fatality on Roosevelt Rd Near Crest St Wheaton

The Wheaton Police Department is seeking video surveillance images that might help a death investigation case involving a pedestrian that was found near death in the road on Roosevelt Road near Crest Street in Wheaton. […]

North Chicago Police Department (Image capture September 2018 ©2022 Google)
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North Chicago Jail Death Investigation After Suspect Suffers Blood Loss from Extracted Dialysis Port

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force was activated this morning, Saturday, October 8, 2022, following a death which occurred in the North Chicago Police temporary jail/detention area. Preliminary investigation shows a 34-year-old man was […]

Jacob Firestone, charged with two felony counts of Obstructing Justice (SOURCE: Lake County Major Crime Task Force)
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Second Male Connected to Death Investigation at Lake Michigan Shoreline Charged with a Crime — Obstruction of Justice

A second male suspect, who is connected to a death investigation of victim Matthew Ascaridis, has been charged with a crime. Matthew Ascaridis, age 45, of Highland Park, died in a violent struggle near the […]

Nicholas M. Caban, involved in a violent confrontation, accused of possessing a defaced firearm not used at violent confrontation at Lake Michigan shoreline (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office/Imagery ©2022 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2022 Google).
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Police: Highland Park Resident in Lake Michigan Beach Fatal Fight Possessed Defaced Firearm Not Used in Fight

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force Investigators and Lake County Forest Preserve Police on Saturday, September 17, 2022, conducted a search warrant at the residence of Nicholas M. Caban, age 20, of the 3400 […]