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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

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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