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Round Lake shooting victim's unborn baby dies; person of interest held by authorities
The unborn child of a pregnant woman who was critically wounded by a gunshot wound to the head in Round Lake Tuesday afternoon died overnight, and a person of interest in the shooting was being detained on Wednesday, according to authorities.
Judge refuses to toss out Fox Lake woman's animal neglect charges
A Lake County judge denied a motion Monday to dismiss misdemeanor charges against a Fox Lake woman accused of neglecting her dog so badly the animal had to be euthanized. However, Judge Veronica O'Malley said defense attorneys have until Jan. 7 to seek further details from prosecutors regarding the
Investigation underway after woman shot in Round Lake
ROUND LAKE, Ill. — A shooting investigation is underway after a woman was shot in the north suburbs Tuesday afternoon. The shooting happened on the 600 block of West Nippersink Road in Round Lake around 2:30 p.m. The woman was shot in the head and may be pregnant.
What's Lake County's economic outlook?
Find out what the economy has in store at Forecast Lake County 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Jan. 17 at White Deer Run Golf Club, 250 W. Gregg's Parkway, Vernon Hills. The signature event presented by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce provides business and government leaders a chance to examin
Police: Unborn child did not survive mother being shot in the head in Round Lake
An unborn child has died and a person of interest remains in custody after a pregnant woman was shot in the head Tuesday afternoon in Round Lake, authorities said early Wednesday.
Discovery Recounts Begin In Lake County Sheriff, State Rep Races
WAUKEGAN, IL — Discovery recounts begin Wednesday in a pair of narrowly decided Lake County races in which Republican incumbents were unseated by Democrats. Any candidate whose final vote total is within 5 percent of the winner may select a sample consisting of up to a quarter of all precincts in th
Gunshots report puts Round Lake schools into "soft lockdown"
Reports of gunshots around a home sent nearby schools into a “soft lockdown” Tuesday afternoon, a Round Lake School District 116 spokeswoman said. Round Lake Police Department officials were not immediately available for comment, and District 116 spokeswoman Heather Bennett said she was unable to co
Hannon Files Suit Against City; Claims Gender Discrimination, Retaliation
A former city department head is suing Prospect Heights, its city administrator and one alderman, claiming discrimination in the workplace and rights violations when she was fired last year.
Pregnant woman's unborn baby dies after Round Lake shooting, police say
ROUND LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- A pregnant woman who was shot in the head Tuesday in north suburban Round Lake has lost her baby, authorities said. The woman, who is in her 20s, remains hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday morning, police said.
2 New Leaders Named to Lake Co. Forest Preserve Board
LAKE COUNTY, IL – The Lake County Forest Preserves Board of Commissioners selected two new top leaders last week. At a special election on Dec. 3, the board of commissioners elected Angelo Kyle of Waukegan (District 14) as president of the Lake County Forest Preserves. The board also elected Julie S
Video captures moment Waukegan police officer stops teen from jumping in front of train
Waukegan police released body camera footage Monday of a recent incident in which they scrambled to locate a suicidal teenage girl, and found her just in time for an officer to tackle her as she tried to walk in front of an approaching train.
Five things to do in Lake County Dec. 14-18
Here are five things to do in Lake County Dec. 14-18. Cozy campfire: Learn how animals survive winter through games and hands-on activities from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at Heller Nature Center in Highland Park. After the educational program attendees can go outside to make s’mores by the campfire. Ti
Five things you should know about the extravagant Country Christmas display at the Ingleside Hotel
If the Country Christmas lights display is one of your go-to holiday traditions with your family, you'll notice a name change at the site in 2018. But don't worry. Country Christmas is back for its 23rd year and is just as extravagant as past years.
Gallery: Recent arrests booked into Lake County Jail
Here are the recent bookings by the Lake County Sheriff's Department. Note: All Parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Gregory Eugene Bullock Jr. Timothy Gerard Garcia Jr.
Lake County Board eliminates credit cards for commissioners
In its first act of reform since the November election, the Lake County Board on Tuesday abolished the taxpayer-funded credit cards commissioners have used -- and sometimes abused -- for more than a decade.
Woman shot in Round Lake
A woman was shot in a home on the 600 block of Nippersink Road in Round Lake Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Sgt. Christopher Covelli, a spokesman for the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force, said the Round Lake Police Department was dispatched to the scene about 2 p.m. Covelli said he did n
Bodycam Shows Officer Tackle Teen Trying To Run In Front Of Train
WAUKEGAN, IL — Police released Monday body camera video from an officer who tackled a teenage girl as she attempted to take her own life by running in front of an oncoming train. Officer Christopher Harris, K9 Officer Andrew Orozco and dispatchers were able to tracked the girl down early Friday morn
Police responding to car crash find man with gunshot wound to head
Pleasant Prairie Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a vehicle on Highway 50 Sunday afternoon. According to a statement from the police department, officers were called to a multi-vehicle crash on the 8800 block of Highway 50 at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they found that a
North Shore Death Notices Dec. 3 - Dec. 9
The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area in the past week. Those homes have provided obituaries for some of those that have passed away recently. Patch offers condolences to their loved ones, links to their obituaries and notices of upcoming services below
Illinois county gains $10M detaining undocumented immigrants
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A northwest Illinois county's decades-old deal with the federal government to detain immigrants living in the country illegally will bring in $10 million this year, according to records.