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 […]

Lake County Forest Preserve Police at the scene where a body was found near the Lake Michigan shoreline near the Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).
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Man Killed in Fight After Complaining About Noise on Lake Michigan Beach Near Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, September 18, 2022 provided additional information regarding the investigation of a body found near the Lake Michigan shoreline about 5:10 a.m. Saturday, September 17, 2022. CARDINAL UPDATE … […]

Block of 2200 Palatine Road near Poteet Avenue Inverness (Image captured August 2021 ©2022 Google)
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Two Dead After Police Respond to ‘Family Problem’ Call with Possible CO Illness at House on Palatine Rd, Inverness

A father is accused of poisoning his children with carbon monoxide from the exhaust of a power generator — killing one child, killing himself, and critically injuring his daughter. A 10 year-old boy is dead. […]

Fatal high rise fall Clarendon Avenue Chicago (Image capture June 2019 ©2022 Google)
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Boy, Age 3, Falls from Window Opening at High-Rise Apartment on Clarendon Ave Near Windsor Ave Chicago

A 3 year-old boy fell from the 18th story of a building on Clarendon Avenue onto a three-story parking structure below (Jermont Terry/CBS 2 Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ Police, firefighters and paramedics from Chicago responded […]

Death investigation seen at the Arlington Park Metra station in Arlington Heights
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Police: No Conspicuous Evidence of Crime in Death Investigation at Arlington Park Metra Station Arlington Heights

Firefighter/paramedics and police officers from Arlington Heights Fire Department and Arlington Heights Police Department were dispatched to an area near the Metra train station, 2121 W. Northwest Highway, also known as the Arlington Park Train […]