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Lindenhurst Man Fatally Shoots Robber In Hammer Attack: Police
WAUKEGAN, IL — After a botched gun robbery early Tuesday in Lindenhurst, one man is dead and the other has been charged with his murder and armed robbery, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force. Police received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a possible robbery at a home in the 300 b
EB I-94 lakes mostly blocked by overturned semi in Gurnee
GURNEE, Ill. (WLS) --Three of the four eastbound lanes of I-94 are blocked in Gurnee after a semi rolled over after coming off the Route 120 exit ramp Tuesday afternoon.Illinois State Tollway Police said the semi was carrying corrosive materials. The driver of the truck was not injured, but most lan
Northbound Lake Street Closing In Libertyville
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — No traffic will be allowed on northbound Lake Street north of Peterson road beginning Thursday, Oct. 18, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced. According to IDOT, the removal and replacement of a Metra retaining wall requires the closure until no later than Nov. 18,
UPDATE: Woman found dead in downtown Gary home was stabbed, police say
Police canvassed the area, then returned to the home and contacted a relative of Rawson to open a door. Once inside, officers found Rawson lifeless. She had a stab wound, police said.
Contractor wanted on home fraud charge, suburban homeowners say work not completed
Todd Liszka's Facebook page, T.J.'s Handyman Service, shows off dozens of videos and pictures of home repair projects that he says were done "very well" and look "very nice."
Man charged after accomplice shot dead during attempted robbery
At 2:30 a.m., officers responded to calls of a person shot during the robbery at a home in the 300 block of Teal Road, according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. When they arrived, officers found a 34-year-old Chicago who had been shot.
Beach Park CCSD 3 Longacre paid in $44K to teachers pension fund, could collect $3.4 million in retirement
Retired Beach Park CCSD 3 employee Elizabeth Longacre saved $44,010 toward her pension over 15 years working for public schools, Illinois Teachers' Retirement Fund (TRS) records show.Over 55 years of retirement, Longacre would collect as much as $3.371 million, according to a projection by Local Gov
Male found dead in Lindenhurst home
LINDENHURST, Ill. (WLS) --A death investigation is underway in Lake County after a person was found dead early Tuesday in a home in north suburban Lindenhurst.Lindenhurst police responded around 2:30 a.m. to a report of a possible robbery in the 300-block of Teal Road, according to the Lake County S
Sheriff Mark Curran Subpoenaed by Lake County Coroner
Waukegan, IL - On October 3rd, Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper formally demanded that Sheriff Mark Curran produce any and all footage from body worn cameras, hallway cameras, and jail unit logs from Sept. 19th, 2018, when Edward Robinson, III died in the Lake County Jail. Dr. Cooper was forced to
Brown endorsed for Lake County Board District 18
Holding the line on property taxes is a key issue for Vernon Hills candidates vying for the Lake County Board District 18 seat. Republican Karimar "Kari" Brown is active in the community and a business owner. She has concrete ideas. Democrat Julie Simpson, a school board member at Hawthorn District
Small store making a big difference in Genoa City
GENOA CITY —Downtown Genoa City is home to a number of empty storefronts.Sheets of cardboard block out many windows, with signs proclaiming “For Lease” and “For Sale.”But one new store has caught significant traction with area shoppers, delivering a spark of hope for economic growth and brighter day
Semi truck crash closes some southbound lanes on I-94 near IL-120
GURNEE, Ill. — Three southbound lanes are closed on I-94 near IL-120 in the Gurnee / Libertyville area after a semi crashed and turned over on its side.Crews work on an overturned semi truckThe semi is believed to be leaking thousands of pounds of a corrosive material, so all lanes have been closed
Man dies months after crashing SUV into tree in Wauconda Township
Robert Bernard, 51, was driving his 2018 Subaru WRX north on Brown Road about 11 p.m. on May 31when it went off the road and hit a treenear the intersection with Ivanhoe Road in Wauconda Township, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Ice Castles are coming to Lake Geneva winter 2018
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- Ice Castles will be turning Lake Geneva, Wis.,into a winter wonderland this December,WITI reports.
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.
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.
Two men face charges for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 in shrimp and steak from a Racine supermarket
RACINE, WI (CBS 58) – Two men are facing charges for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of shrimp and meat from La Hausteca Supermarket.
Bank Robber Nabbed After Trying To Use Stolen Cash: FBI
KANE COUNTY, IL -- Authorities have nabbed a bank robber accused of holding up a BMO Harris in Carpentersville last week. Eric M. Dill of Barrington was taken into custody after the cash stolen from the Carpentersville bank on Oct. 10 was presented to a teller at Wintrust, 201 S. Hough St. in Barrin
2018 Lake Forest, Lake Bluff Halloween Events Guide
LAKE FOREST, IL — The arrival of fall means there are plenty of spooky activities planned around town ahead of Halloween 2018, which falls on a Wednesday. Find more information below about what's on offer in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff this year.
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.