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Recent Crime News
Friday Feb 10 | via Daily Herald
A Waukegan man on trial for fatally stabbing a friend at a Waukegan hotel said from a witness stand Friday that the killing happened accidentally while he was cleaning his fingernails with a knife and the victim jumped on him in a playful manner. Kevin Curtis, 29, of Waukegan, testified in his own defense Friday morning, telling jurors the July 2013 stabbing death of Jacob Blum, 19, was not intentional. Comment?
Sunday Jan 29 | via Daily Herald
One adult and two teens were injured early Saturday in a shooting that authorities believe stemmed from an altercation at a Waukegan motel party. Shots were fired about 1:50 a.m. at an extended stay motel in the 1100 block of Northpoint Boulevard, where multiple rooms had been rented out for a juvenile party, Waukegan police said in a news release. Comment?
Sunday Jan 29 | via Chicago Tribune
Two teens and an adult were shot but are expected to survive following an altercation at a Waukegan motel early Saturday morning that drew a response from numerous police departments, according to authorities. A man from Zion was shot in the back of the head and the hip, while two male teens, one from Gurnee and one from Zion, each suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Waukegan police. Comment?
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