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After Dog Is Left in Hot Car, PETA Offers Lake County Tips for Safeguarding Animals During Hot Weather

PETA receives reports every year about animals who experience horrifying deaths after being left outside or in hot cars during the summer months. On Monday, an Oregon man left... The post After Dog Is Left in Hot Car, PETA Offers Lake County Tips for Safeguarding Animals During Hot Weather appeared first on PETA.

Suspicious Fire At Manziel Family Home

A lake house in Whitehouse Texas belonging to Paul Manziel, Johnny’s father, burned down early Wednesday morning. Thankfully no one was home at the time. According to the Smith County Fire Marshall, the fire is considered suspicious in nature. “We have recovered evidence that points to suspicion,” Smith County fire marshal Jay Brooks said, via […]

Suit filed over keyless car for Highland Park couple who were poisoned

A lawsuit filed on behalf of a Highland Park couple who died after their keyless car was left running in the garage blames the automaker for not providing an automatic engine shut-off. The suit was filed in Lake County on behalf of Rina and Pasquale Fontanini, who died in June of carbon monoxide...

How to Help Lake County After the Fire

The fires in Lake County still burn. While they are 97% or 100% contained, that only means they are no longer spreading. But the smoke still rises, and the embers are still hot. Even though the grape harvest has been pulled off likeShow More Summary

Fallen Fox Lake Officer Gliniewicz Was Shot Twice With His Own Weapon: Authorities

"I've heard the word conspiracy quite often," Lake County police commander George Filenko said. [ more › ]

Fox Lake officer was shot twice with his own weapon: investigator

Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own weapon, once in the right side front of his protective vest and once in the upper left chest area, the commander of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force said Thursday. There were indications at the crime scene that a struggle...

Police: Man wanted in Grayslake homicide shoots, kills himself

A man who was wanted by Lake County authorities in connection with the death of a woman in unincorporated Grayslake fatally shot himself in the head in downtown Chicago Tuesday evening, police said. Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies found Dena E. Seymour, 46, dead inside her home around 8:15...

From Huron to Door County

U.S. 2, from St. Ignace to Rapid River, Michigan, is a beautiful highway. Paralleling the north shore of Lake Michigan, it offers spectacular views of the lake (often from convenient pull-offs and roadside parks) and passes through scenic woodlands and wetlands. Show More Summary

Wildfires expose state's difficulties in getting the elderly and disabled to safety

Marian Bunting, 72, has Parkinson's disease and a caretaker. She had not smelled smoke, nor had she received official warning about the Valley fire, when a neighbor came pounding on the door of her Lake County home and told her she needed to leave.

Obama Declares Northern California Fire Disaster

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a disaster declaration to make federal aid available to Northern California residents impacted by a major wildfire. The assistance to people in Lake County affected by the Valley Fire can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, and low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses. Show More Summary

California Lake Dries Up Overnight, Leaving Thousands Of Dead Fish

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Residents of Lassen County, California, are baffled after an artificial lake dried up, seemingly overnight, leaving thousands of dead fish across 5,800 acres of mud. “Something went haywire,” Aaron Seandel, the local water quality committee...Show More Summary

Fox Lake pension board begins mulling benefits for Gliniewicz family

As Lake County authorities continue investigating the shooting death of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, the village has begun the process of determining the pension benefits his widow will receive. The agenda for a special meeting of Fox Lake's Police Pension Board on Wednesday,...

Barrington father, daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide, coroner says

The two people found dead in a Barrington home Tuesday were a father and daughter in an apparent murder-suicide, the Lake County Coroner's Office said Thursday. Barrington police and fire departments were called to a home at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of North Avenue. Upon arrival, they...

Remains of fourth Valley fire victim is found near Cobb

Lake County sheriff's officials said Wednesday that human remains believed to belong to 66-year-old Robert "Bob" Taylor Fletcher have been found in the Cobb area, bringing the death toll in the Valley fire to four.

As probe of officer's death enters 4th week, focus still on homicide

Lake County authorities said Monday they continue to investigate the shooting death of a Fox Lake police officer as a homicide but said results from gunshot residue testing "do not support or exclude any specific theory."

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Jackson County, North Carolina

Glimmering lakes, water sports, artisan crafts, outdoor activities, and breathtaking mountain views await in  Jackson County, North Carolina. Nestled in Western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this rugged paradise is home to eight distinct communities on the final stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Show More Summary

Rural radio station offers a calming voice amid Valley fire confusion

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

LAKEPORT, Calif. - Part group therapy and part public service announcement, homespun coverage by KPFZ-FM (88.1) of the wildfire that rampaged through Northern California's rural Lake County last week has emerged as one of the few unifying, uplifting forces for people separated by road closures...

Essential California: S.F. vs. L.A.

Good morning. It is Saturday, Sept. 19. Here's what you don't want to miss this weekend: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Vulnerable residents: Lake County has an aging population, but authorities weren't prepared to help evacuate those senior citizens as the devastating Valley Fire took...

California's forest fires hitting areas with a sizable number of older residents

The deadly fires ravaging Northern California are in mountainous, rural areas and are putting the elderly particularly at risk. In Lake and Calaveras counties, where five residents -- all senior citizens -- have died, a much higher percentage of residents are 65 and older than in the rest of California....

Police: Armed robbers hold Deerfield-area family at gunpoint

Three robbers armed with a gun held a Lake County family captive for a few moments Thursday night while robbing them of cash and about $10,000 in jewelry, officials said Friday.

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