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One Person Found Dead in Extra Alarm House Fire on Route 120 Between Thompson Rd and Wonder Lake Drive, Wonder Lake, Woodstock

841 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters and paramedics from Wonder Lake Fire Protection District responded about 10:13 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2020 to a report from several passersby of a house fire in the […]

300 South Spencer Street Aurora, Illinois (Image capture: October 2018 2021 Google)
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Aurora Police Department Investigating Homicide After Man Shot and Killed on Spencer St on City’s East Side Friday Evening

86 Aurora police officer, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 4:45 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021 to a 9-1-1 that a person was shot in the block of 300 South Spencer Street. When officers arrived […]

Map crash scene Route 60 west of Wilson Road in Wauconda Township (Map data ©2021 Google)
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Fatal 3-Vehicle Crash Involving a Truck on Route 60 Near Wilson Rd in Wauconda Township — 1 Dead, 3 Hurt

416 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies, and firefighters and paramedics from Wauconda Fire District responded about 8:05 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at approximately 8:05AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 60 and Wilson Road, […]

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Hit-and-Run Personal Injury: Driver of Gray Chevy Suburban Hits Pedestrian on Tri State Pkwy Near Abbott Labs, Gurnee

172 Police, firefighters and paramedics from Gurnee responded about 9:06 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2021 to a report pedestrian hit by a vehicle near Abbott Labs, 605 Tri State Parkway. The pedestrian was hit by […]

Suspect's handgun recovered in Evanston (SOURCE: Evanston Police Department)
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Evanston and Chicago Police Stop Suspect on Howard St Near Asbury Ave Near Chicago Border; Suspect Involved in Earlier Shootings in Chicago?

966 SUSPECT SHOT BY POLICE AFTER HE SHOT WOMAN AT EVANSTON IHOP Police from Evanston responded about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2020 to a report of a man with a gun at the CVS […]

Father Michael Pfleger at City Club of Chicago event, "Chiraq Dr. Carl Bell, Hon. Will Burns, John Fountain, and Rev. Michael Pfleger" (SOURCE: Daniel X. O'Neil from USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)
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Cardinal Blase Cupich Letter to Saint Sabina Parish: Father Pfleger Asked to Step Aside from Ministry During Investigation of Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minor

343 Controversial Chicago priest Father Michael Pfleger has been asked to step away from his ministry at Saint Sabina Church following a child sexual abuse allegation from more than 40 years ago, according to the […]

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Round Lake Beach Man Charged with Obstruction of Justice Following Shooting of Two Teens Suspected of Auto Theft

399 1 Teen Dead; 1 Seriously Wounded During a shooting investigation after a fight and shooting that killed one teen and seriously injured another, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has been in close communication with […]