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Small plane crash lands near Grayslake airport

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Plane makes emergency landing near Grayslake airport

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Police called to help raccoon stuck in sewer grate

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Man Shot To Death During Halloween Party In Lake Forest

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5-year-old collapses, dies at Florida day care, police say

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Zion Police Make Arrest In Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Boy

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Therapist from Gurnee accused of molesting client at Crystal Lake pain rehab center
A therapist from Gurnee has been charged with battery for allegedly touching the breasts of a client during a massage at a pain rehabilitation center in Crystal Lake, police said. The patient told police that on her second appointment at Advanced Pain Rehab, on Sept. 26, Michael Lim, 39, offered to give her a massage, and while doing so, put his hands on her bare breasts, police said in news release   Read More ...
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Lake County transportation projects face 'big unknowns' due to state budget
The state budget approved this summer could mean a $32 million hit to Lake County transportation projects next year, county officials said. Some confusion remains, though, over whether those cuts would actually happen and what the state has been communicating to counties. Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman Guy Tridgell said last week that nothing has been cut at this point, but that changes will likely have to be made in the spring if the budget remains as it is   Read More ...
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Illinois teen charged with high school shooting threat
WAUCONDA, Ill. – An 18-year-old man is charged with a felony after police say he threatened to shoot up a high school in Chicago’s northern suburbs. The Chicago Tribune reports Karston Goodson of Yates City appeared Wednesday in Lake County court where a judge ordered him held on $50,000 bond. Wauconda police say Goodson posted a social media video stating, “I will show you what a school shooter is   Read More ...
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Plane from Pierre makes emergency landing near Chicago
GRAYSLAKE, Ill. — The pilot of a plane that left Pierre on Sunday, Nov. 12, escaped injury when he made an emergency landing near Chicago. Officials say the single-engine Cessna was heading from Pierre to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois when the pilot reported engine trouble. The plane landed Sunday evening about 100 to 150 feet short of the runway at Campbell Airport in Grayslake   Read More ...
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Plane from Pierre makes emergency landing near Chicago on Sunday
Capital Journal Staff Report. GRAYSLAKE, Ill. — The pilot of a plane that left Pierre on Sunday, Nov. 12, escaped injury when he made an emergency landing near Chicago. Officials say the single-engine Cessna was heading from Pierre to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois when the pilot reported engine trouble. The plane landed Sunday evening about 100 to 150 feet short of the runway at Campbell Airport in Grayslake   Read More ...
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Zion City Council approves deal to equip police officers with body cameras
than two years after Zion residents flooded City Council meetings to demand body cameras for Zion police officers in response to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Justus Howell, the city has entered an agreement that will outfit each officer with a body camera. Police Chief Stephen Dumyahn said he wanted to do this two years ago, but Zion's financial problems kept the city from moving forward with an agreement until last week, when the council voted unanimously to enter a one-year field trial agreement with Axon, a camera and data-storage provider   Read More ...
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Lake County beefing up sheriff's patrols for Thanksgiving
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The sheriff of a northern Illinois county is putting more of his deputies on the roads to keep an eye out for drunken drivers in the days before and after Thanksgiving Day. Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran Jr. says in a news release that's because the holiday is becoming one of the "biggest drinking days of the year" and can be one of the deadliest times of year on the roads   Read More ...
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Pilot of small plane makes emergency landing, escapes injury
GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities say the pilot of a small plane escaped injury after making an emergency landing near an airport in suburban Chicago. Officials the single-engine Cessna was heading from Pierre, South Dakota, to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois, when it reportedly had engine trouble. The plane landed Sunday evening about 100 to 150 feet (30 to 46 meters) short of the runway at Campbell Airport in Grayslake   Read More ...
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Pilot of small plane makes emergency landing, escapes injury
GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of a small plane escaped injury after making an emergency landing near an airport in suburban Chicago. Officials the single-engine Cessna was heading from Pierre, South Dakota, to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois, when it reportedly had engine trouble. The plane landed Sunday evening about 100 to 150 feet (30 to 46 meters) short of the runway at Campbell Airport in Grayslake   Read More ...
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Small plane crash lands near Grayslake airport
A Cessna 210 with engine trouble made an emergency landing Sunday night in a field near Campbell Airport in Grayslake, the FAA said.   Read More ...
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No one injured in Grayslake emergency plane landing
No injuries were reported when a pilot made an emergency landing in Grayslake Sunday. Grayslake Fire Department Battalion Chief Jim Weidman said a single-engine Cessna 1079 aircraft was having engine trouble when its pilot from Cary reported he needed to land the plane. Weidman said the pilot's emergency landing came short about 100 to 150 feet from the runway at Campbell Airport, near the central business district of Grayslake, and it struck concrete at the end of the runway   Read More ...
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Plane makes emergency landing near Grayslake airport
A Cessna 210 with engine trouble made an emergency landing Sunday night in a field near Campbell Airport in Grayslake, the FAA said.   Read More ...
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Mundelein asks expert panel for advice on Townline Road development plans
Mundelein is asking the Urban Land Institute for insight into how the areas around Townline Road can be redeveloped, especially the largely vacant Oak Creek Plaza where Menards once operated. A decision on Mundelein’s application is expected by the end of the year, according to Amanda Orenchuk, Mundelein's director of community development. If chosen, Orenchuk said Mundelein would pay $20,000 for a panel of industry leaders to review data and answer questions   Read More ...
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Libertyville officer struck by car and dragged after shoplifting incident: police
A Libertyville police officer was chasing a shoplifter Thursday morning when he was hit by a car door and dragged a short distance, police said Friday. The incident occurred at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday at a store near Peterson Road and Milwaukee Avenue, according to a Libertyville Police Department news release. Yolanda K. Holmes, 40, of the 2100 block of South 15th Street, Chicago, was walking out of the store when an officer happened to be entering the building to perform a routine check   Read More ...
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Deerfield commission recommends against Elm Street townhouse project
A proposal to build eight townhouses and two single family houses on Elm Street south of Osterman Avenue received a major setback when the Deerfield Plan Commission gave it a negative recommendation Thursday at a nearly four-hour hearing. The commission voted 5-0, with one abstention, to recommend the Village Board of Trustees deny Highland Park-based Avanti Construction Group, Inc., its request for a planned unit development and rezoning   Read More ...
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House on the move: Lake Co. agency finds unique way to create affordable housing in Mundelein
Linda Dodge was driving down Prairie Avenue in Mundelein Thursday morning when she pulled up next to a group of people standing in the road and jokingly said, "Nice house, can you move it somewhere else?" The scene Dodge encountered was the result of the Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County’s decision to slowly move a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house on a hydraulic dolly from Wellington Avenue to a lot on Prairie Avenue about a quarter mile away   Read More ...
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Plea deal explored for District 128 school board member in election-related perjury case
Both defendants charged with perjury connected to nominating petitions for the Libertyville-Vernon Hills Community High School District 128 board election in April are now in plea deal discussions with prosecutors. On Thursday morning, Assistant State's Attorney Fred Day told Lake County Circuit Judge Victoria Rossetti that he and defense attorneys for school board member Ellen Mauer are exploring a potential negotiated plea deal, and the defense plans to submit a mitigation report to the state prior to receiving a possible plea offer   Read More ...
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Former presidential adviser: 'No argument' among scientists that humans causing climate change
Libertyville High School senior Leah Hartung left a climate-change forum this week with more conviction than ever. "I was a believer in climate change," she said. "Today I realized there's no time to waste. We need to stop it now." After a two-hour presentation Tuesday at the College of Lake County's Grayslake campus featuring Donald Wuebbles, former science adviser to the White House, Hartung joined some of the more than 125 attendees to write and sign letters to Congress   Read More ...
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Woman killed in Zion hit-and-run
Police in north suburban Zion are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a 47-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon.   Read More ...
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Zion woman struck by vehicle, killed in hit-and-run
For the second time in three weeks, Zion police are seeking information from the public after a fatal hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian. According to statement from police, the collision killed Latatia Shepard, 47, of Zion around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The statement added that Shepard was walking in the 200 block of Lewis Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound   Read More ...
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Santa parade, Lego menorah, pet photos among holiday-season lineup at Gurnee Mills
Santa Claus will be swapping his sleigh for an ATV when he gets to Lake County Thursday to lead a parade at Gurnee Mills, kicking off the mall's holiday season. "Seeing Santa is such a magical experience for kids," said Elizabeth Striegel, director of marketing and business development for Gurnee Mills. As a mother of two, Striegel said she knows Santa is everyone's favorite, and the mall will aim to please by providing plenty of opportunities to spend time with him for every member of the family — whether furry or human   Read More ...
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Mom charged in death took son’s lifeless body on train ride
CHICAGO (AP) _ Murder charges have been filed against a woman who prosecutors say took her 6-year-old onto a commuter train to Chicago after his death last summer. A Lake County judge on Tuesday set bail at $3 million for 29-year-old Jamie Jones of Round Lake Beach, who is charged in the death of Carl Rice Jr. Assistant State’s Attorney Steve Scheller told Judge George Strickland an autopsy showed the child had bruises from his head to his back, torso and even the inside of his mouth   Read More ...
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Mom charged in death took son's lifeless body on train ride
CHICAGO – An Illinois woman accused of taking her 6-year-old onto a commuter train to Chicago after his death last summer has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held without bond, authorities said Tuesday. Jamie Jones, 29, of Round Lake Beach also was charged with concealment of a homicide in the death of Carl Rice Jr. She's being held in lieu of $3 million   Read More ...
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Mom charged in death took son's lifeless body on train ride
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois woman accused of taking her 6-year-old onto a commuter train to Chicago after his death last summer has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held without bond, authorities said Tuesday. Jamie Jones, 29, of Round Lake Beach also was charged with concealment of a homicide in the death of Carl Rice Jr. She's being held in lieu of $3 million   Read More ...
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Mom charged in death took son's lifeless body on train ride
CHICAGO (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against a woman who prosecutors say took her 6-year-old onto a commuter train to Chicago after his death last summer. A Lake County judge on Tuesday set bail at $3 million for 29-year-old Jamie Jones of Round Lake Beach, who is charged in the death of Carl Rice Jr. Assistant State's Attorney Steve Scheller told Judge George Strickland an autopsy showed the child had bruises from his head to his back, torso and even the inside of his mouth   Read More ...
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Prosecutors: Round Lake Beach mom took son's lifeless body on train to Chicago
A Round Lake Beach woman charged with murder in the death of her 6-year-old son in July apparently took the child's body on a train to Chicago after his death, a Lake County prosecutor said Tuesday in Lake County bond court. Jamie Jones, 29, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and concealment of a homicide, and on Wednesday morning, Judge George Strickland set her bail at $3 million   Read More ...
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Two women indicted on identity theft charges after dentist visit
Two Chicago women were indicted on charges of identity theft by a Lake County grand jury Nov. 1 in Waukegan, according to the Lake County State's Attorney's office and the Deerfield Police Department. The charges against Kaya Washington, 28, and Beverly Henry, 40, both of Chicago, came after an investigation by Deerfield police that included a subpoena of Facebook records to determine the identity of one of the women, according to Deerfield Police detective Brad Tokarz   Read More ...
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Illinois police called to rescue raccoon trapped in sewer grate
A raccoon in Zion, Illinois owes city officials big time after he got himself stuck in a sewer grate on Thursday.   Read More ...
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Mother charged in 6-year-old son's death in Round Lake Beach
A Round Lake Beach woman was charged Monday in connection with the death of her 6-year-old son. Jamie Jones, 29, of the 1800 block of Cedar Lake Road, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of concealment of a death, according to Round Lake Deputy Chief Michael Scott, who said she will appear at a Lake County bond hearing Tuesday morning   Read More ...
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Mayoral donor withdraws bid for six-figure Mundelein legal contract
A major donor to Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz’s recent reelection campaign has withdrawn his law firm’s bid for a six-figure legal contract up for consideration Nov. 13. The contract, which involves prosecuting tickets given by Mundelein police for ordinance violations and other village-related criminal charges, has been with the same firm for more than four decades. After a 3-3 decision in which Lentz provided the tie-breaking vote, trustees — without discussion — put the contract up for bid on Aug   Read More ...
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Chubby Raccoon Rescued After Getting Wedged in Sewer Grate Opening
ZION, Ill. – Illinois police officers responded to a very unique call Friday morning. A raccoon, who Zion police believe “has been eating a little too well,” got caught in a sewer grate. Animal Control officer R. Knorr and Zion Police Officer K. Vaugh were unable to remove him and had to request help “from the real heroes over at the Zion Public Works Department   Read More ...
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Raccoon stuck in sewer grate after overeating
ZION, Ill. (KMPH) — Well, the holiday season is upon us and it looks like a raccoon in Illinois celebrated a little early. According to the Zion Police Department, one of its officers responded to a call for assistance Friday morning for a furry friend. When the officer arrived he found a raccoon stuck in a sewer drain. The reason, police say, is the raccoon ate a little too much and couldn't get through the sewer grate   Read More ...
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Police called to help raccoon stuck in sewer grate
ZION, Il. (WTXF) - One raccoon may need to consider adopting a diet after getting stuck in a sewer grate in Zion, Illinois shortly after Halloween. The City of Zion Police Department responded to the call and, low and behold, there was the raccoon. Photos show an officer trying to help the little guy out of the grate. After unsuccessful attempts to free the animal, police were forced to call the Zion Public Works Department   Read More ...
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Chubby raccoon rescued after getting wedged in sewer grate opening
ZION, Ill. – Illinois police officers responded to a very unique call Friday morning. A raccoon, who Zion police believe “has been eating a little too well,” got caught in a sewer grate. Animal Control officer R. Knorr and Zion Police Officer K. Vaugh were unable to remove him and had to request help “from the real heroes over at the Zion Public Works Department   Read More ...
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Police help dislodge full-figured raccoon from sewer grate - | WBTV Charlotte
(WAFF) - Police in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, were recently called to assist one of the City of Zion’s ampler four-legged residents that had become lodged in a sewer grate. According to a truly delightful Facebook post, the well-fed trash panda was simply too bloated from over-indulging in the local sewer cuisine. The officers that responded were unable to free the rotund raccoon themselves, forcing them to call in the big guns—the Zion Public Works Department, which apparently is better equipped to handle obese wildlife   Read More ...
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Chubby raccoon rescued after getting wedged in sewer grate opening
ZION, Ill. – Illinois police officers responded to a very unique call Friday morning. A raccoon, who Zion police believe “has been eating a little too well,” got caught in a sewer grate. Animal Control officer R. Knorr and Zion Police Officer K. Vaugh were unable to remove him and had to request help “from the real heroes over at the Zion Public Works Department   Read More ...
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Chubby raccoon rescued after getting wedged in sewer grate opening
ZION, Ill. – Illinois police officers responded to a very unique call Friday morning. A raccoon, who Zion police believe “has been eating a little too well,” got caught in a sewer grate. Animal Control officer R. Knorr and Zion Police Officer K. Vaugh were unable to remove him and had to request help “from the real heroes over at the Zion Public Works Department   Read More ...
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A Plump Raccoon Found Itself Stuck in a Sewer Grate After Eating Too Much
It’s not just humans who get bloated. A fat raccoon got stuck in a Chicago sewer grate after eating too much on Thursday. The plump critter was saved from its struggle by Officer K. Vaughn who responded to a call for assistance, according to the City of Zion Illinois Police Department. When Vaughn arrived, he found the raccoon struggling to get out while upside down   Read More ...
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Eventful Evan-ing: Rasmussen's goal powers Libertyville in state semifinals
Junior midfielder Evan Rasmussen felt under constant pressure in the biggest game of his career. Every time he turned around, a Bradley-Bourbonnais player stood in his path. In one moment, he got free. And that was all Libertyville needed. "They were sagging off me in the second half and the ball came to me, and I was able to get the shot off," he said   Read More ...
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Libertyville mayor says Archdiocese unwilling to discuss land lawsuit
A few days before lawyers met in court Wednesday, Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler took to Facebook to question the Catholic Bishop of Chicago’s willingness to negotiate a settlement on the future of 40 acres of land where a housing project was denied permits earlier this year. Wednesday’s court hearing addressed the Archdiocese’s motion to compel, in which they wanted official depositions from two Libertyville employees as soon as possible   Read More ...
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