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Man Charged With Hitting Teen Skateboarder, Leaving The Scene

A man has been charged with hitting a teenager skateboarder and leaving the scene of the accident.

11/09/2014

A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

Monday’s Storms Leave Homes And Roads Flooded

Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.

05/13/2014

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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Crash With Garbage Truck

The deputy, part of the canine unit, was in a department SUV that collided with a garbage truck at Wadsworth Road and Metropolitan Avenue about 5:35 a.m.

03/06/2014

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Man Robs Beach Park Convenience Store At Gunpoint

A north suburban convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday, a crime police say may be related to other robberies in the area.

08/12/2013

Kyle Kennedy (left) and Dillon Wood (right) are accused of breaking into a Beach Park home and tying up two girls, and burglarizing several Lake County homes under construction, to fuel their drug habits. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Cops: Men Claim Drug Habits Led To Home Invasion, Burglaries

Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.

08/08/2013

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Beach Park Father, Son Missing Near St. Louis

A north suburban man and his son are missing near St. Louis, and police have been questioning the man’s wife.

07/03/2013

Henry Wright (Lake County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Charged After Attempting To Abduct Four Young Girls: Police

A north suburban man who allegedly tried to abduct four young girls as they walked on the street Wednesday is behind bars on a $1 million bond Thursday after police say he was involved in an accident leaving the area.

04/25/2013

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Beach Park Man Killed In Crash ‘Could Build Almost Anything’

Philip Smith will be remembered as a man who could build almost anything.

04/07/2013

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Suburban Cops Defend Actions In Two Raids, Including One That Killed Dog

The head of a north suburban law enforcement agency was defending tactics used in a couple of raids carried out in the last several months.

03/26/2013

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Zion Man Faces Murder, Kidnapping Charges

A man has been arrested in Lake County on charges that he murdered a woman in Georgia and kidnapped another one to make a cross-country dash up north.

05/08/2012

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Man Ejected From SUV Struck And Killed By Another Vehicle

A man was killed over the weekend when he was ejected from an SUV and then struck by another vehicle. A second person in the SUV was critically injured when he was also ejected from the vehicle.

11/21/2011