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Pregnant Woman Shot During Struggle Over Gun Dies: Police
ROUND LAKE, IL – A woman who miscarried after being accidentally shot by her husband in Round Lake has died. The woman was prounounced dead at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville on Saturday, authorities said. Meanwhile, her husband, Alvin L. Quinn, is being held on a $2 million bail at
1 Dead After Car Slams Into Back of Semi: Police
LAKE COUNTY, IL — One person is dead after a car traveling at a high rate of speed slammed into the back of a semi truck Sunday night in Lake County. The collision happened at Route 41 and Wadsworth Road at about 10:15 p.m., according to a news release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Waukegan 4-year-old in critical condition after abuse by mother's boyfriend, police say
Waukegan police report a man was charged this week with aggravated battery of a child after the 4-year-old daughter of his girlfriend was hospitalized in critical condition with injuries determined to have been caused by physical abuse.
Young woman struck and killed by vehicle in Ingleside
A young woman was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Lake Villa woman Saturday in Ingleside. According to a Lake County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies were dispatched to the area of Wilson and Rollins roads at approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, where they found the young
Waukegan High School teacher's vehicle stolen after student takes keys, officials say
A Waukegan High School teacher’s vehicle was stolen from the staff parking lot earlier this month after a student took the keys from the classroom, police and school district officials said.
Lake County Lines: Low turnout marks first-ever election for Waukegan District 60 student board member
Just shy of 7 percent of Waukegan High School students weighed in on who should represent them on the Waukegan District 60 school board. The low turnout was concerning to at least one Waukegan District 60 school board member, but as another board member noted, voter turnout for school board races is
Detainee Died Of 'Natural Causes' At Lake County Jail: Inquest
WAUKEGAN, IL — A Lake County coroner's inquest ruled that an inmate at the Lake County Jail died of natural causes after he was found unresponsive on Sept. 19 and taken to a Waukegan hospital. The case that resulted in the demotion of two top officials at the jail and an internal investigation to tw
Pedestrian Killed In Lake Co. Crash
LAKE COUNTY, IL – A pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV in Ingleside Sunday evening, authorities said. A preliminary investigation shows a 2016 Jeep Patriot, driven by an 18-year-old Lake Villa Township woman, was headed south on Wilson Road south of Rollins Road when the SUV hit the pedestri
Gurnee Man Charged With Promoting Prostitution Out Of Albany Park Apartment
Chicago (CBS) — Luis Zacarias-Ahumada, 39, was arrested in Waukegan after investigators learned he was running a prostitution business out of an Albany Park apartment, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday.
Asbestos Air Tests Show No Issues In Lake Co. Offices: Officials
LAKE COUNTY, IL – Lake County government offices in Waukegan will open again Monday after air testing found no asbestos contamination in a building that officials closed early on Friday. The closures impacted about 100 employees in the basement of the County's Administration Building, Treasurer's Of
Snow, Rain Return After Dry Start To Week: Illinois Weather
The chance for snow and rain will return mid-week, after several days of dry and sunny weather. First, it will be dry and sunny on Monday and Tuesday, with temps near 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
1 dead, 2 hospitalized in fatal head-on crash in Ingleside
A head-on crash on Route 134 in Ingleside early Saturday left a local man dead and two people hospitalized, one of them with critical injuries, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
Police seek help in identifying young woman killed in Ingleside crash
INGLESIDE, Ill. (WLS) -- A young female pedestrian was fatally struck Saturday evening by an SUV in north suburban Ingleside, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Investigators were working Saturday night to identify the victim, who they described as a "young adult" who was not carrying id
Attorney for family of man who died in Lake County jail criticizes 'natural causes' inquest ruling
The attorney for the family of Edward Robinson III, who died in a Lake County jail cell in September, said this week’s finding by a Lake County Coroner’s inquest that he died of natural causes doesn’t add up.
Shot that hit pregnant woman in head during Round Lake confrontation 'went through the front door,' prosecutor says
A Zion man, who authorities say inadvertently shot his pregnant wife through a door and caused the death of their unborn child during a confrontation in Round Lake this week, had his bail set at $2 million Thursday morning in bond court.
Suburban man charged with battery after 4-year-old girl hospitalized
WAUKEGAN (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A Waukegan man has been charged with hurting a 4-year-old girl after she was brought to a hospital Thursday night in the north suburb. About 11:30 p.m., officers were sent to Vista Medical Center East when the girl’s mother and 19-year-old Johnathan Fair brought the
Man shot in alleged attempt to steal gun from Waukegan police officer found unfit for trial
A Waukegan man who was shot after allegedly attempting to disarm a Waukegan police officer has been found unfit for trial on the charges against him. Lake County Circuit Judge Christopher Stride, who oversees fitness cases, accepted a report Tuesday from a doctor with Lake County Psychological Servi
Man Charged In Heroin Overdose Death Gets 5 Years In Prison
MCHENRY COUNTY, IL – A 21-year-old Crystal Lake man charged in connection with the overdose death of a 20-year-old in Crystal Lake has been sentenced to five years in prison. John Galloway, 21, entered blind pleas to three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance-heroin for allegedly de
Man charged with murder from 2010 shooting in Gary
A man was charged this week in a 2010 murder in Gary that occurred after a fight at a Merrillville restaurant. Ernest Dwayne Cook, 39, of Gary, was charged Tuesday in Lake Superior Court with murder in May 19, 2010, shooting that left Lawrence Wesby, 36, dead.
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.