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Police Searching For Three Suspects In Wauconda Shooting

Wauconda police hope security and red light cameras are able to help investigators find the three men responsible for shooting a man in the chest last night.

05/05/2014

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Man Shot Inside Apartment In Wauconda

Three men knocked on an apartment door in Wauconda Sunday night. One of three children who lives in the apartment opened the door and let the three men in, and began arguing with the boyfriend of the child’s mother. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the mother’s boyfriend.

05/05/2014

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Wauconda Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Gun

A resident of the 100 block of Slocum Lake Road in Wauconda called police to his home about noon, believing that his roommate may be wanted by police and may have a stolen vehicle.

04/08/2014

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.

10/29/2013

Wauconda Mayor Frank Bart. (Credit: CBS)

Wauconda Residents Upset At Mayor’s Attempt To Replace Police Chief

There is some controversy over a big power change–in the northwest suburbs. The new mayor of Wauconda wants to replace the police chief there, but some residents say he’s doing it for the wrong reasons.

06/04/2013

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Close Call For ATV Rider On Bangs Lake

It was a close call for an ATV rider Thursday night in the Chain-O-Lakes region.

01/25/2013

Donald Berthiaume (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Wauconda Firefighter Charged With Child Sex Abuse

A Wauconda firefighter-paramedic has been charged with sexually abusing a child.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2012

Aneta Marsek, Chevelle, and Macenzie have been missing since Saturday, October 6th.

Vigil Held For Missing Volo Family

Aneta Marsek and her daughters, Chevelle and Macenzie, were last seen Saturday, October 6, leaving Marsek’s parents’ home in Wauconda.

CBS 2–10/14/2012

Rescue crews work to free Jean Chin. (Credit: Wauconda Fire Department)

Photos: Woman Stuck In Mud For Hours In Wauconda

A woman trying to clear a beaver dam got stuck in mud up to her chest for about five hours on Monday.

08/21/2012

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Man Dies On Father’s Day After Crashing New Moped

A Wauconda man riding his new moped scooter in front of his house crashed and then died on Father’s Day.

06/19/2012

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Convict Suing Pharmacist Who Shot Him During Robbery

A convicted robber who was shot while trying to rob a northwest suburban Wauconda pharmacy with a butcher knife last year filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the store asking it to pay for his medical bills.

05/01/2012

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Wauconda Crash

One person was reported dead early Wednesday in a crash on busy Route 12 in Wauconda.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Student Brings Loaded Gun To School In Island Lake

A far northwest suburban school was on lockdown for several hours Monday morning, after a middle school student brought a loaded gun to school.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

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North Suburban Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A north suburban man died Friday night after crashing a snowmobile in a Wauconda forest preserve.

01/21/2012

A 10-year-old boy was killed and his twin brother was critically injured when their car was broadsided by a dump truck (inset) at an intersection in north suburban Lake County on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Fund Set Up For Family In Crash That Killed Boy, Injured Twin

A fund has been set up to benefit the family of a set of 10-year-old twins – one of whom died, the other who is still hospitalized – from a serious accident near Lake Zurich on Monday.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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Lucky Lake Villa Man One In A Million

Sometimes Kenny Perry had an itch that had to be scratched — as in a lottery scratch-off ticket. On Friday, he was presented with a giant million-dollar lottery check.

10/15/2011

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Northwest Suburban Minister Investigated For Naked ‘Therapy’ Ritual

Police are investigating claims that a minister who broke away from the Willow Creek Community Church held naked religious ceremonies with his female followers.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

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State Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr. Dies At 68

An Illinois state representative who was also a descendant of one of Chicago’s pioneer settlers has died.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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Pharmacist Shoots Armed Robber In North Suburbs

A north suburban pharmacist shot a knife-wielding man who attempted to rob the store of drugs Monday afternoon.

02/14/2011