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Wisconsin man charged with fatal hit-and-run in Zion

A Wisconsin man was arrested Monday and charged with a fatal hit-and-run crash last October in north suburban Zion. Dennis C. Russell Jr., 34, was arrested at his Kenosha home on an outstanding warrant related to the crash, according to Zion police. He was charged with felony counts of failure to re

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:54:00

Kenosha teen to face trial as adult for stabbing classmate

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - A teen accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at a Kenosha high school will face trial as an adult. Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Mary Wagner denied a motion Monday to move Timothy Carson to juvenile court. He was 15 when he was charged with second-degree intentional homic

TMJ4.COM - 2018-03-20 15:39:04

Racine County district attorney to announce whether charges will be filed in fatal police shooting

A decision on charges in a fatal Racine police shooting is to be announced later today. Police shot and killed Donte Shannon, 26, two months ago. Police said Shannon ran from officers during a traffic stop and pulled a gun, and that's when officers opened fire. Shannon's family said officers shot

WISN - 2018-03-20 21:44:00

Two men charged after more than 400 grams of marijuana found in residence

Two Kenosha men are facing drug charges after police found more than 40 grams of crack cocaine and more than 400 grams of marijuana in a residence they share on Monday. Willie Lay Jr., 27, of Kenosha, faces one count of possession with intent to deliver cocaine (greater than 40 grams), as a second o

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:30:00

Racine Police investigating homicide after driver shot, crashes into tree

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) - Racine Police are investigating a deadly shooting. Police responded to a shots-fired call just after 10:30 Sunday night near Arlington Avenue and Kearney. They found the driver of a van hit a tree and was shot. The person died at the scene. Any witnesses, or citizens with inf

CBS 58 - 2018-03-19 16:22:00

Man, 51, critically injured in crash in unincorporated Lake County

A 51-year-old man is in critical condition after being injured in a crash Monday morning in unincorporated Lake County. Deputies responded about 10:40 a.m. to the crash at the intersection of Illinois Route 137 and Center Street in unincorporated Libertyville and found the man's 2017 Mitsubishi Lanc

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-20 22:42:00

Kenosha man faces 6 felonies for shooting man, running over woman

A 20-year-old Kenosha man is facing six felonies after allegedly shooting one person in the face with an airsoft gun and running over a woman's legs. Richard M. Pawlaczyk III is facing one count of negligent use of a dangerous weapon, two counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, one co

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:00:00

Police: Wanted felon crashed into squad car, led officers on chase in Waukegan

A wanted felon is facing a series of new charges after crashing into a squad car and leading police on a chase last week when officers tried to arrest him in north suburban Waukegan. About 1:30 p.m. March 12, Waukegan police officers and members of the U.S. Marshals Service-Great Lakes Regional Fugi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-21 01:43:00

Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:54:56

Decision expected on fatal Wisconsin police shooting

RACINE, Wis. - A Wisconsin prosecutor is deciding whether two police officers were justified when they fatally shot a man they say ran from a traffic stop and brandished a firearm. Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson is expected to release her decision Tuesday evening after meeting with th

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 16:45:00

Driver Found Dead In Car By Hikers Is Missing Elderly Man

The man found dead inside a car by three juvenile hikers over the weekend had been missing for several weeks, authorities said Monday. Dale Kropke, 76, was reported missing on March 4 after he never showed up for a scheduled checkup at Condell Medical Center. The Round Lake Park man was found dead i

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:05:07

Police arrest two men in alleged gunfire incident

Kenosha police arrested two men after a report of gunfire in the 3800 block of 11th Avenue early Friday, according to authorities. A 31-year-old Chicago man was taken into custody in the 2:13 a.m. incident, according to a Kenosha Police Department report. Police recommended charges of attempted batt


Body of missing Round Lake man located

MUNDELEIN, Ill. -- Hikers found the body of a missing Round Lake man in Mundelein. He was found dead in his car which had crashed into a tree. Dale Kropke had been missing for the last two weeks. Tonight his family confirms he is the man who was found in a field this morning. They say they are relie


Hikers find fatal car wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w


Man, 76, reported missing from Round Lake earlier this month dies in crash

A 76-year-old man who was reported missing earlier this month from north suburban Round Lake died in a crash Sunday morning in unincorporated Lake County. About 11:30 a.m., Dale Kropke was killed in the crash in unincorporated Mundelein, according to a statement from the Lake County Coroner's Office

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 17:44:00

Man charged with sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

A Waterford man is now charged with repeated sexual assault of a child involving a nine-year-old girl over the course of five years. Gregory Frank, 67, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney's Office on Monday. If convicted of the charge, he faces up life in prison. The charge stems from

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:06:27

Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead While Driving Onto Eisenhower Expressway

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death early Saturday while getting onto the Eisenhower Expressway on the Near West Side, police said. He was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at 1:19 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Van Buren when someone in a black sedan fired shots that struck him multiple times in the bod


Girls Out Hiking Find Wreckage From Fatal Crash: Police

LAKE COUNTY, IL - Three girls out hiking near Mundelein happened upon the wreckage from a fatal crash Saturday morning, authorities said Sunday. The three juvenile hikers were walking in the area of 20303 West Winchester Road in unincorporated Mundelein at 11:10 a.m. Saturday when they spotted a car


Hikers find crashed car in suburban Chicago with body inside

Authorities say three young hikers found a crashed car with a person's body inside in a suburban Chicago field. The Lake County Sheriff's Office responded Sunday after the car was spotted near Mundelein. Deputies found the body of a male in the driver's seat. A preliminary investigation found the ca

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 12:31:00

Police Reports: Residential burglary reported in Highland Park

A Highland Park residence was ransacked sometime during the day March 10. An unknown subject forced entry to the home in the 2200 block of Green Bay Road. Cash and jewelry were reported missing. No additional information was available. In other police news: March 11 TO READ THE FULL STORY: A Highlan