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Crystal Lake police investigating man found dead behind school

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. - A man was found dead Wednesday behind a school in suburban Chicago. Shortly before 7 p.m., police and fire department officials responded to the rear property of Crystal Lake Central High School for a report of a man having a mental health crisis. When authorities arrived...
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL
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Passenger transported to hospital after large box truck rolls over near Marengo

Fire officials say one person was injured and had to be transported to the hospital after a large box truck rolled over near Marengo Thursday morning. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:43 a.m. Thursday to Route 20 and Church Road in unincorporated Marengo. Marengo Fire and […] The post Passenger transported to hospital after large box truck rolls over near Marengo appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
MARENGO, IL
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AG: DeKalb License Plate Camera Locations Subject to FOIA –

Mr. Charvat submitted a FOIA request to the city of DeKalb requesting the locations of the License Plate Reader (“LPR”) cameras within the city. DeKalb denied the request claiming camera locations were exempt under vulnerability assessments, security measures, and response policies pr plans designed to identify, prevent, or respond to potential attacks upon a community’s population or systems, etc… essentially claiming the LPR cameras were a “security measure.”
DEKALB, IL
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Recreation, natural beauty found in Lake County

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. — Libertyville in Chicago’s northern suburbs is home to recreation and natural beauty. Independence Grove sits on a shimmering lake with access to the Des Plaines River Trail in Lake County. It was a vision of landscape designers to have a place in unity with nature.  From an industrial gravel pit, to and […]
LAKE COUNTY, IL

Naperville Tweens Grow Garden Stake Business

Suzanne Fallon and her daughters Abigail and Charlotte were looking for something to do this summer, so they decided to make beaded garden stakes. Suzanne Fallon: “We ordered a kit from Amazon to make your own fairy garden stick wands. We got the kit and the wand was a cheap aluminum small post. It had plastic beads and we were like, ‘Oh, this isn’t high quality. We could do this better.’ So, we decided, ‘Oh, let’s post these four we made and see if people like them.’”
NAPERVILLE, IL
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Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines sworn in, awards presented to citizens and employees at ceremony

Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines were sworn in and over two dozen citizens and sheriff’s employees were recognized at an awards ceremony in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Room located in the Lake County Criminal Court Tower in downtown Waukegan. Canine […] The post Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines sworn in, awards presented to citizens and employees at ceremony appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
LAKE COUNTY, IL
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Win Passes to the Kane County Fair

Come one, come all to the 153rd Kane County Fair and Festival in St. Charles, July 13th thru the 17th. Featuring a carnival, family entertainment, grandstand events including the Professional Championship Bullriders, Cowgirl Barrel Racing, Illinois State Pullers and Ramer Demolition Derby. Musical Entertainment with the Hillbilly Rockstarz and Hi...
KANE COUNTY, IL
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Aurora, IL One of the Best-Run Cities in America – No Way? Way

I have found something that will surely make Wayne and Garth so proud. It's a report that says Aurora, Illinois is one of the best-run cities in America. No way? Way. This high praise for the hometown of Wayne and Garth of Wayne's World fame comes courtesy of Wallethub. It's a rundown of the best and worst-run cities for 2022 and Aurora comes in at a superlative #32. Schwing!
AURORA, IL
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‘Look at How Beautiful and Majestic that 747 Is’

It’s a quarter past one on Monday afternoon. In a remote parking lot at O’Hare International Airport are three members of ORD Airport Watch, dressed in orange vests, wielding cameras with telephoto lenses that look like cartoon pirates’ telescopes. They’re awaiting the Big One, the Catch of the Day, the Giant Turd Falling From the Sky: a British Airways Airbus A-380, direct from London’s Heathrow Airport. It’s the world’s largest passenger aircraft, and Chuck Belanger can’t wait until it strafes him.
CHICAGO, IL
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State principal association elects its first Latino president

Raul Gaston, principal of DuPage County’s Jefferson Middle School in Villa Park, was elected by members of the Illinois Principals Association. He has a one year term starting July 1. “Growing up in poverty, I never would have imagined that I could ever be in this position leading such...
VILLA PARK, IL
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Crushers lose three-run lead late, swept by Schaumburg

After a comeback bid that fell just short two nights ago and a 13-2 drubbing the next evening, the Lake Erie Crushers looked to salvage the last game in a three-game set against the Schaumburg Boomers on June 30. The Crushers (17-25) yielded an early three-run lead to the Boomers...
SCHAUMBURG, IL
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