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Disaster Report

Chicago Tribune’s Charles Selle Decries Lack of Legal Attention to Ethlyene Oxide Emissions Compared to AB Specialty Silicones’ Explosion Effect on Environment

27 A lawsuit filed in June 2019 in Lake County Circuit Court against AB Specialty Silicones complains that the explosion and fire created air pollution and that the resulting firefighting operations resulted in chemicals and […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Driver of White Van with Comcast Sign Wanted for Investigation of Leaving the Scene After Pedestrian Hit at Rollins Rd and Lotus Dr, Round Lake Heights

156 Round Lake Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:32 PM Saturday May 18, 2019 to a hit-and-run vehicle vs pedestrian crash with personal injury at Rollins Road and Lotus Drive Round Lake Heights, IL. […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Boy Seriously Injured in Hit and Run Vehicle vs Bicycle Crash Possibly on Route 59 South of Route 22 Near North Barrington, Cuba Township

342 Inverness police officers and Barrington Countryside firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:58 a.m. Saturday May 18, 2019 to a report of an injured 13-year-old boy at a house in the block of 1100 Glencrest Drive in […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Woman Found Dead After Police Respond to Shots Fired Call on Cherokee Drive Just East of Fairfield Sports Complex, Round Lake Beach

92 Round Lake Beach police responded about 4:40 a.m. Friday May 17, 2019 to a 9-1-1 call and report of shots fired at a residence in the block of 1500 Cherokee Drive in Round Lake […]

Kennett J. Andrews, Aggravated Discharge of Firearm Suspect, Beach Park
CRIME BLOG C

Lake County Sheriff’s Office: Investigation Determined Male Shot Townhouse After Confronting His Ex-Wife’s Husband in Beach Park

56 Following a thorough investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives obtained criminal charges on Kennett J. Andrews, 45, of the block of 300 Meadow Green Lane, Round Lake Beach, for one count of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm […]

Leonard H. Peters, Beach Park arson suspect
CRIME BLOG C

Waukegan Resident Charged with Arson, Accused of Setting His Car on Fire on Kenosha Rd Near Green Bay Rd, Beach Park

136 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and Winthrop Harbor Fire Department firefighters responded about 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 to a report of a vehicle fire in the area of North Kenosha Road and Green […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Corvette Motorist Driving at Excessive Speed Crashes into Utility Pole, Critically Injures Passenger on Sheridan Rd, Beach Park

91 SECOND ONE-VEHICLE CRASH WITH CRITICAL, LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES IN BEACH PARK IN 24 HRS Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and Beach Park firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:00 a.m. Monday May 13, 2019 to a report of a […]

Marquez D. Walker-McVae, first-degree murder suspect
CRIME BLOG C

North Chicago May 4, 2019 Shooting Suspect Arrested Within Week After Male, Age 20, Shot and Killed on 13th St Near Park Ave

269 Marquez D. Walker-McVae was arrested Friday, May 10, 2019 accused of the shooting death of Xavier Collins, on May 4, 2019 in the block of 800 13th Street in North Chicago. Marquez D. Walker-McVae, […]