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Woman charged with faking report about suspects in Fox Lake cop killing

Woman charged with faking report about suspects in Fox Lake cop killing

A Vernon Hills nanny claimed to have spotted two possible suspects in the killing of a Fox Lake police officer, launching a massive police search of cornfields Wednesday night in Lake County before she admitted lying to get the attention of the family she worked for, according to authorities. The search by about 85 officers and three helicopters near Volo was called off after five hours and the woman, Kristin Kiefer, 30, was charged with disorderly conduct and falsifying a police report, according to the Lake County sheriff's office. The search began around 9:20 p.m. after Kiefer told police she was headed north on Route 12 near Route 120 in Volo when she pulled over because of car...

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