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Police: Oak Lawn Man Dead After Boating Accident Near Fox Lake

The incident happened about 5 p.m. Monday at a Pistakee Lake pier at a private residence in the 35000 block of Marine Drive.


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Man Charged With Shooting Bouncer At Fox Lake Bar

A man has been charged with shooting a bouncer after a fight at a bar early Saturday in northwest suburban Fox Lake.


The Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake (Credit: Edward Gerns)

After Nearly 4 Years On The Market, Mineola Hotel Still Seeking Buyer

A north suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone has not yet found a buyer, after nearly four years of efforts to sell the 130-year-old building, and that has preservationists concerned about the historic hotel’s fate.


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Man And Woman Found Shot To Death In Fox Lake

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the deaths of a man and woman in their 20s who were discovered Wednesday with gunshot wounds in an apartment in north suburban Fox Lake.


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Rain, ‘No Wake’ Zone Spell Trouble For Riverfront Business

If it looks empty, it is — from Fox Lake to the Broken Oar, 20 miles north. Typically full slips are not. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Thomas Brown and Daniel Swan. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Two Arrested For Trying To Sell Fake Drugs On Craigslist

Two north suburban men who advertised narcotics for sale on Craigslist—drugs which turned out to be vitamins—were arrested after a sting by undercover sheriff’s detectives.


Mireya Cardenas (Credit: Facebook)

Girl Who Drowned Fondly Remembered For Hugs, Love Of Art

“When you would see Mia with friends, you could never tell her who best friend was because she was friends with everybody,” her 3rd grade teacher Regina Biefieldt said.



Round Lake Girl, 9, Drowns In Fox Lake

A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake, in north suburban Ingleside.


Flooding overwhelms homes in Fox Lake. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Rain Slows Receding Flood Waters

Tuesday’s rain means new worries for people battling flood waters across Chicagoland.


Fox River & Chain-o-Lakes to crest today. This is aptly named Atwater Parkway in Fox Lake. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Residents Along Chain O’ Lakes Battling Flood Waters

Residents dealing with record flooding in Lake County are keeping a close eye on the Fox River on Monday.



Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.


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Woman, 77, Cited For Driving Into Pistakee Lake

A 77-year-old Ingleside woman escaped serious injury when she mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal and launched her vehicle off the end of Grand Avenue into Pistakee Lake.


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Loaded Gun, Cocaine, Missing Woman Found During Traffic Stop

A traffic stop of a car in Gurnee Saturday night yielded come crack cocaine, a loaded handgun and a missing, possibly endangered person — all in the company of a man out on parole for homicide, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.


The owners of the Mineola Lounge and Marina in Fox Lake are trying to sell the historic hotel on eBay, with a starting bid of $2 million. (Credit: eBay)

Historic Mineola Lounge On Fox Lake For Sale On eBay

A suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone is up for sale on eBay.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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With Warm Winter, Fox Lake Chief Warns Of Ice Fishing Dangers

The weekend death of an ice fisherman in the Chain of Lakes has Battalion chief Ed Lescher warning that this winter has just been too warm to make ice thick enough for safety.


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Two Suburban Armed Robberies May Be Linked

Authorities are looking for help in solving two armed robberies in Fox Lake that took place in October at the BP Amoco and the Citgo gas station.


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Missing Man’s Body Pulled From Lake Near Fox Lake

An autopsy is planned for a man whose body was pulled from a lake near Fox Lake over the weekend, after he was reported missing.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

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Man OK After Disappearing In Fox Lake

Search and rescue crews are back on Fox Lake, searching for a man who might have drowned late last night.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011

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Fox Lake Man Gets 4.5 Years For $3M Ponzi Scheme

A man from northwest suburban Fox Lake has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for concucting a Ponzi scheme that cheated more than two dozen people of $3.3 million.


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Pipe Bombs Explode, Two Men Burned

Two friends who suffered burns are recovering at a hospital after pipe bombs they were making exploded in their faces Saturday night.