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Woman Charged With Murder In Waukegan Hit-And-Run
Alfie Abston was being held in Lake County Jail on $3 million bail, charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to jail records.
Fox Lake woman pleads not guilty to animal neglect charges
COURTESY OF VILLAGE OF FOX LAKEA Fox Lake woman pleaded not guilty to charges Monday that she neglected her dog, Orion. Mary Pierce faces up to six months in jail and a $1,500 fine.
Driver Seriously Injured in Lake Co. Crash
LAKE COUNTY, IL — A Wisconsin man was seriously injured in a Lake Villa Township crash early Saturday, police said. The Lake County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the 39200 block ofRoute 45in Lake Villa Township for a traffic crash with injuries at about 1:15 a.m., according to a news release fr
Ice Castles coming to Lake Geneva this winter
The glittering castles will be constructed near the Riviera along the lake in downtown Lake Geneva. They were built in Wisconsin Dells in 2017 but skipped Wisconsin last winter. The ice palaces are made of hundreds of thousands of icicles that are sculpted into arches, towers, slides, thrones and tu
Man Charged With Robbing BMO Harris Bank In Carpentersville
According to the FBI, around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a man wearing a Chicago Bears cap, a gray hoodie, and glasses walked into the BMO Harris Bank branch in Carpentersville, carrying a large tan bag across his body.
2 men charged in armed robbery on Near North Side
Raul Tijerina, 32, and Joshua Santana, 27, each face two felony counts of armed robbery.
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map
LAKE FOREST, IL — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Lake Forest and Lake Bluff currently have nine registered sex offenders listed on theIllinois Sex Offender Registryliving in town, seven of whom are cl
Time's running out from stopping Asian carp from invading our Great Lakes
In the Great Lakes region, there is no greater threat to our fisheries and wetland habitats than the four species of invasive fish collectively called Asian carp: silver, bighead, grass and black carp.
Woman charged with killing boyfriend in Waukegan hit-and-run crash
Alfie Abston, 39, has been charged with one count of first degree murder for the death of 41-year-old Mark Bernard, according to a statement from Waukegan police.
FBI: $1K Reward Offered for Robber Who Hit 3 Suburban Banks
The most recent robbery happened about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a BMO Harris Bank branch at 94 Kennedy Drive in Carpentersville, according to the FBI. The prior robbery happened about a half hour earlier at the U.S. Bank branch at 1301 Irving Park Road in Hanover Park, while the first heist took place
Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; announces plans to close 142 stores nationwide including Oxford Valley and Neshaminy Mall locations in Bucks County
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. >> Sears Holdings Corporation, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 15, said it plans to close an additional 142 Sears and K-Mart stores across the nation near the end of the year, including its Sears locations at Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem and the Oxford Va
Bradley University founder, feminist writer honored in Top 200 Illinois Project
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) --Bradley University founder Lydia Moss Bradley and feminist writer Betty Friedan were voted as Illnois’ top two groundbreaking women in the Illinois Top 200 Project.Bradley founded Bradley University in Peoria in 1897 following the death of her husband and six children. She
Two People Shot Sunday Afternoon
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Woman attempted to lure children to car in Wonder Lake, police say
The woman was driving an older model black sedan. She was described as in her 60s, heavy-set, with shoulder-length white hair and was wearing a purple shirt.
Libertyville PD Let Waukegan Cop Off The Hook After DUI: Report
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — A Waukegan police officer was let off the hook instead of getting a DUI charge, according to police footage obtained by the Lake County News-Sun. The non-arrest isn't the only recent example of local police going easy on each other.
Suburban Chicago officer gives a big break to another cop after drunken driving stop
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A newspaper reports that a suburban Chicago police officer let an officer from a nearby community that he'd pulled over call for a ride rather than take him into custody even though a test showed his blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit.The Lake County News-Sun rep
Flood Warning Through Weekend In Kane, Lake, McHenry Counties
NORTHERN ILLINOIS — The flood warning issued by the National Weather Service is lasting through the weekend for parts of northern Illinois, including Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The Des Plaines and Fox rivers may flood in certain areas, and officials are warning motorists to turn around when th
$15/hour: Amazon looking for seasonal workers at Kenosha fulfillment centers
KENOSHA — Amazon is looking to fill 2,000 full- and part-time seasonal roles at its fulfillment centers in Kenosha — and a hiring event has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13.
Crystal Lake TJ Maxx Grand Opening
From TJ Maxx:TJ Maxx is hosted a Grand Opening event on October 11th in their new location at 5764 Northwest Highway. TJ Maxx is an American department store chain that offers a large variety of clothing and home goods options. TJ Maxx recently relocated to a 23,000 square foot vacant space next to
Neighbors Rescue 4 Residents From Elk Grove Village House Fire
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL — Four people, including an elderly man, were saved by neighbors from a burning home Wednesday night in Elk Grove Village. Three of the people were taken to the hospital for observation, and the cause of the fire is under investigation, the village said.