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President Joe Biden Signs Legislation Appropriating Nearly $5 Million to Lake County Infrastructure Projects

Lake County is slated to receive nearly $5 million in infrastructure funding as part of a new federal bill. In December, President Biden signed into law the omnibus bill that included federal funding for infrastructure […]

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President Biden Signs Legislation Appropriating More Than $14 Million for Lake County Infrastructure Projects

Includes $1 Million for New Lake County Emergency Operations Center Lake County, Illinois is slated to receive millions of dollars in infrastructure funding as part of a new federal bill. This week, President Joe Biden […]

A stolen Toyota sedan driven by armed robbers in an authorized area was struck by a southbound freight train north of this grade crossing at Route 173 (Rosecrans Road) and dragged to the crossing at Route 173 (Image Capture September 2019 ©2022 Google / Street View)

MANHUNT: Male Armed Robbery Suspect at Large Near Route 41 Between Russell Rd and Route 173, Unincorporated Zion

Stolen Auto: Car vs Train Crash (Area of Railroad Tracks between Russell Road and Route 173) Police arrested a man wanted in an armed robbery in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin after a freight train hit a […]

Eric Rinehart, as candidate for Lake County State's Attorney

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

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 […]