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UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by train in Highland Park

by Staff Report News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A body that was hit by a Metra train was found Feb. 1 near the Lincoln Avenue Metra lines in Highland Park, according to Metra spokesperson Katie Dahlstrom.

Metra received a report from outbound train 335 "a little after 5 p.m.," saying a...

State trooper from Highland Park fatally struck on I-294 near Northbrook

by Staff Report News, Breaking, Police-Fire

An Illinois state trooper was fatally struck by a vehicle at approximately 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, while investigating a traffic crash on I-294 in Northbrook, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

The trooper was...

Coroner: Found body is the missing swimmer from Lake Michigan

by Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

At 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, the Highland Park Police and Fire Departments recovered the body of Lena Lemesh from Lake Michigan, according to the Highland Park Police Department.

Lemesh, 52, of Elgin, was missing for nearly a week...