Jason E. Karels, suspected killer of his three children by drowning in Round Lake Beach (SOURCE: Round Lake Police Department)
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Round Lake Beach Murder Suspect’s Note Left at Crime Scene: “If I can’t have them neither can you”

(Lake County, IL) The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 filed three first-degree murder charges against a Round Lake Beach resident after he was accused of killing his three children ages […]

Jason E. Karels, suspected killer of his three children by drowning in Round Lake Beach (SOURCE: Round Lake Police Department)
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After I-57, I-80 Chase, Jason Karels in His Crashed Car Tells Police He Killed His 3 Children in Round Lake Beach

Round Lake Beach police and Round Lake firefighters and paramedics responded just before 1:40 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022 to the block of 200 East Camden Lane in Round Lake Beach, where police discovered a […]

Erin L. ZIlka, Joliet Police Officer charged with DUI and Driving Too Fast for Conditions
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Berwyn Cop Dead, Joliet Cop Accused of DUI in Fatal Crash into Wreckage of Another DUI Crash on SB I-55 Near US 30; Driver in First Crash Also Arrested DUI

Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka has been charged with DUI in a deadly crash that killed off-duty Berwyn police Officer Charles Schauer Sunday in Plainfield. Joliet police officer Erin L. Zilka, 35, has been charged […]

Roberto Ortiz, aggravated discharge of a firearm suspect in Joliet
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2 Yr-Old Shot on Landau Ave, Joliet: Suspects ID’d by Police, Parents Arrested Connected to Return Fire

Joliet police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday April 24, 2018 to a report of a 2-year-old male shot in the block of 400 Landau Avenue in Joliet. When police and firefighter/paramedics arrived, they […]