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Republican Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim Loses Election Night Lead; Concedes Victory to Eric Rinehart

Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 conceded victory to Democratic challenger Eric Rinehart after recent votes processed after Election Day took away the Gurnee Republican’s lead and put him further […]

Gabriel Flores, Reckless Homicide suspect in Beach Park crash
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Driver Charged with Reckless Homicide, Reckless Driving, Using Electronic Device in Crash that Killed Stephanie Rojas in Beach Park in August, 2018

Following a thorough investigation, Lake County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators determined that Gabriel Flores, age 21, of the block of 3500 Howard Avenue, Park City, was distracted by an electronic device when he crossed the […]

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

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 contaminated […]

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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

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. Police […]

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

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 Inverness. […]

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

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 Beach. […]

Kennett J. Andrews, Aggravated Discharge of Firearm Suspect, Beach Park
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Lake County Sheriff’s Office: Investigation Determined Male Shot Townhouse After Confronting His Ex-Wife’s Husband in Beach Park

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 (Class […]

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Suspect in Custody After He’s Accused of Shooting Into a Townhouse on West Wakefield Drive, Beach Park

Lake County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 10:35 a.m. Thursday May 16, 2019 to a report of shots fired into a townhouse in the block of 12900 West Wakefield Drive, Beach Park. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies […]