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Brawl at Crystal Lake beach, police looking for unidentified suspect

BARTON — Police released a photo of a man they are trying to identify after a large brawl broke out in Barton this afternoon. State police and several other law enforcement agencies responded to a fight in progress, involving up to 18 people, at the Crystal Lake state beach.
BARTON, VT
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Person hit, killed by Amtrak train in Glenview

GLENVIEW,  Ill. (CBS) -- A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Glenview Friday evening. Amtrak reported that Hiawatha Service Train 340 was headed from Milwaukee to Chicago around 6:50 p.m., when it hit someone on the track near the Glen of North Glenview train station, 2301 Lehigh Ave. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, Glenview police said. None of the 178 passengers and crewmembers on the train was reported to be injured, Amtrak said. Glenview and Amtrak police are investigating.
GLENVIEW, IL
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Teacher charged with sending explicit images to Lake County officers posing as a child on social media

A teacher and camp counselor allegedly sent nude photos of himself to a child, who was actually a police officer, and intended to meet up with the child for sex, Lake County prosecutors and police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) concluded an investigation Thursday into […] The post Teacher charged with sending explicit images to Lake County officers posing as a child on social media appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
LAKE COUNTY, IL

2 men rob victim at gunpoint, knifepoint during meetup to smoke marijuana in Long Grove neighborhood

Two men, who were armed with a knife and a replica gun, robbed a man on a walking path in a Long Grove neighborhood during a meetup to smoke marijuana, police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Stonehaven Drive and Hearthmoor Court in Long Grove around 8:45 p.m. Thursday. Lake […] The post 2 men rob victim at gunpoint, knifepoint during meetup to smoke marijuana in Long Grove neighborhood appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
LONG GROVE, IL
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2 hospitalized after car hits large truck, causing rollover on Route 47 near Hebron

A woman was cited and hospitalized and a man was also hospitalized after a car hit a truck, causing the truck to roll over on Route 47 near Hebron. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 4:10 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Route 47 and Thayer Road in unincorporated […] The post 2 hospitalized after car hits large truck, causing rollover on Route 47 near Hebron appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
HEBRON, IL
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Controversial St. Joe’s Development Plan Heads To Westchester Zoning Board

Friday, July 1, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews. A controversial plan to build a community center and light manufacturing complex on the site of the old St. Joseph High School, 10900 W. Cermak Rd. in Westchester, has caused fresh consternation among residents and prompted questions about village officials’ knowledge of, and fidelity to, the village code and the zoning process.
WESTCHESTER, IL
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April Baker of BHHS Chicago sells record-setting single-family home in Forest Park

The home at 439 Thomas Ave., in Forest Park, has a unique history. And a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago (BHHS Chicago) agent recently took part in its historic purchase. April Baker of the Gillian Baker Team represented the buyers who acquired the four-bedroom, 3,600-square-foot home that sold for $830,000: a record for the area.
FOREST PARK, IL

Waukegan woman charged with punching her 7-year-old son in the face, dragging him

Prosecutors say a Waukegan mother punched her 7-year-old son in the face, causing him to bounce off a wall and fall to the ground in Waukegan. Aniaha A. Bennett, 25, of the 200 block of Julian Street in Waukegan, was charged with four counts of domestic battery. An arrest warrant was issued for her on […] The post Waukegan woman charged with punching her 7-year-old son in the face, dragging him appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
WAUKEGAN, IL

Berwyn voters endorse concept of ranked choice voting, an electoral method some call the future of democracy. Evanston might soon do it for real.

The ranked choice voting item on Berwyn Township ballots Tuesday was just a concept, not a commitment, but it won a landslide victory that would make Franklin D. Roosevelt jealous. The electoral method lets voters rank candidates instead of selecting just one, which advocates say is fairer and more efficient than the traditional system, and 82% of township voters said yes to a nonbinding ...
EVANSTON, IL

Gurnee police canine helps track down suspect who committed domestic battery in Gurnee

An offender who fled after committing a domestic battery was taken into custody thanks to the help of Gurnee Police Canine Hawk Thursday evening. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 8:20 p.m. Thursday to the 6500 block of Grand Avenue in Gurnee. Authorities said officers responded to a call of a domestic battery. The male […] The post Gurnee police canine helps track down suspect who committed domestic battery in Gurnee appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
MCHENRY, IL

Police conducting death investigation after man found dead behind high school in Crystal Lake

Police are investigating the death of a middle-aged man who was found suffering from an “obvious injury” on the rear property of Crystal Lake Central High School Wednesday evening. The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 6:48 p.m. to the rear property of Crystal Lake Central High School, 45 […] The post Police conducting death investigation after man found dead behind high school in Crystal Lake appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL
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Longtime Independence Day Celebration Returns To Lakewood

LAKEWOOD – A longtime Independence Day celebration returns to the Village of Lakewood this year. This is the first time since the pandemic, the 4th of July Summerfest is returning to southern Chautauqua County. “We’re hoping our first year back will be successful, and our next year will be...
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, NY

Brookfield Zoo animals receive special Fourth of July-themed treats

BROOKFIELD (CBS) – Animals at the Brookfield Zoo received special treats in celebration of the Fourth of July to enjoy.Animal care specialists created the red, white and blue enrichment treats.Bottlenose dolphins received a floating flag made of sugar-free gelatin. Josie and Owen, two of the zoo's California sea lions, and grey seals Celia and Kiinaq (pronounced Key-nak), appeared to enjoy their patriotic "Happy 4th of July" ice and sugar-free gelatin cakes.Also, Axhi and Jim, 27-year-old brown bears, received red, white and blue-colored ice blocks filled with carrots, sweet potatoes, bones, apples and blueberries.The zoo's North American river otters' ice blocks had fresh water smelt frozen inside.This weekend through July 4, the Dolphins in Action presentation will feature patriotic-themed music to get guests in the holiday spirit. Presentations Saturday through Monday will be at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
BROOKFIELD, IL
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Person struck, killed by Amtrak train in Glenview: police

GLENVIEW, Ill. - A person was killed Friday night when they were struck by an Amtrak train in suburban Chicago. Shortly before 7 p.m., Glenview police responded to 2301 Lehigh Avenue for a report of a pedestrian struck by an Amtrak train at the Glen of North Glenview Train Station.
GLENVIEW, IL
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