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Divers recover body of 9-year-old boy in Wauconda lake

WAUCONDA, Ill. — Dive teams Saturday recovered the body of a 9-year-old boy who fell into a lake in Wauconda on Friday night. Two boys, ages 9 and 10, were on a paddle boat on Bangs Lake just after 7 p.m. Friday when they went overboard.


Parents of missing Crystal Lake boy have stopped helping; father leaves home with police Saturday afternoon

As Crystal Lake police continued to search for 5-year-old Andrew “AJ” Freund two days after he was reported missing, authorities say the boy’s parents have stopped cooperating with them.


Gallery: Lake County's Most Wanted

Here are the Lake County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted. Anyone with information about these individuals is urged to contact the Lake County Sheriff's Department at 219-755-3333, 219-755-3057, or 219-755-3311. To remain anonymous, call 1-800-750-2746.


Lake Co. Hosts Low-Cost Pet Vaccination, Microchip Clinics

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - From Lake County Animal Control: The Lake County Health Department Animal Care and Control program is offering a series of pet clinics throughout the spring and summer of 2019. These clinics provide a convenient and affordable way for Lake County residents to keep their pets up to


1 Boy Rescued, Another Missing in Wauconda Lake: Officials

Two boys, 9 and 11, were on a paddle boat Friday in a north suburban lake when they began screaming for help, officials said, prompting nearby fishermen to rescue one while divers continue searching for the other.


WATCH: Mom of missing 5-year-old boy refuses to speak, lawyers up & sobs while attorney says she ‘may be considered a suspect’

The mother of missing Andrew “A.J.” Freund, a 5-year-old Illinois boy who reportedly disappeared from his home Wednesday night after his parents put him to bed, hired a lawyer and left her home to stay with a friend, amid investigations into the boy’s disappearance.


Escaped Wisconsin inmate found hiding in baby crib in Illinois

A minimum-security inmate that escaped from a Milwaukee facility has been found in Illinois, police say. Steger Police located 27-year-old Trezelle Bishop at an acquaintance's home in the village of Steger after being advised by a Will County dispatch center about the ongoing contact.


Search Resumes For Geraldo Rodriguez, 9, Who Fell Off Paddleboat In Wauconda

CHICAGO (CBS)– Authorities in northwest suburban Wauconda have resumed the search for Geraldo Rodriguez, 9, who fell overboard from a paddleboat Friday evening and is still missing.


Illinois police officer drives man to job interview after pulling him over, man lands the role

One ordinary traffic stop in Illinois had an extraordinary ending, when a police officer pulled over a car with expired plates, only to learn the driver had an expired license as well. The law enforcement official learned the man was en route to a job interview, and he had no other way of traveling


One dead after accident in Illinois

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - One person is dead in Lawrence County, Illinois after an accident. Illinois State Police say it happened near the intersection of Billet Lane and 700 North in Lawrenceville Friday night.


DCFS has investigated past abuse, neglect allegations in case of missing boy

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — The Department of Children and Family Service said Friday it has been involved with the family of a missing Crystal Lake boy since 2013, and has investigated allegations of abuse and neglect.


Libertyville: 5 Foreclosed Properties Near You

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Do you feel like affordable homes are tough to find in your community? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed homes in the Libertyville area might be just the place to start!


Mom of Missing Crystal Lake Boy No Longer Talking to Cops: Attorney

The mother of a missing Crystal Lake boy is no longer speaking to police, her recently acquired defense attorney said Friday, after her lawyer said authorities might be considering her a suspect in the child’s disappearance.


Crews searching for missing person in Bangs Lake in Wauconda

Wauconda police and fire officials confirmed crews were searching for a person in Bangs Lake Friday night. A large emergency crew present at the harbor. Officials would only confirm they were looking for one person. They would not confirm the age or any details about that person.


New rules for nurses considered in Illinois House

Lawmakers could put new rules on nurses. A proposed bill would cap how many patients they can treat at one time. "It mandates how many nurses hospitals would have to have throughout the hospital." said Julie Moore-Wolfe, of St. Mary's Hospital.


Lyme disease cases in Illinois expected to continue to rise this year

An expert says Lyme disease cases in Illinois will likely continue to rise this year after having shown a gradual increase in recent years. Chris Stone, director of the Medical Entomology Laboratory at the Illinois Natural History Survey, said Lyme disease has doubled over the last decade.


Driver Who Displayed Gun in Richmond Road Rage Incident Arrested, Charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Share The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Articles (E-Mail, Facebook, Twitter & More) A male suspect has been charged in a road rage incident involving two male drivers on Route 12 in Richmond that occurred Tuesday, April 16, 2019 about 4:43 p.m. Cell phone video captured by the other driver was a


5 Grayslake Area Foreclosures Up For Sale

GRAYSLAKE, IL — Don't have a lot to spend, but still looking to buy a home nearby? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Grayslake area could be a smart place to start!


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Tow Truck Drivers Spend Night Searching

Tow truck drivers in northwest suburban Crystal Lake voluntarily spent their night searching for a missing child. Nick Wanker and a friend said they took it upon themselves to drive around overnight and early Thursday morning with their lights on as the search for 5-year-old Andrew Freund continues.


Congressman shot by Belleville man to speak in Illinois

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana is scheduled to speak later this month at a congressional prayer breakfast in southern Illinois. Scalise was injured in June 2017 when he was shot while practicing for the annual congressional baseball game in Washington. When he s