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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.
Kenosha police says they have suspects in 2 homicides
KENOSHA — Kenosha police released investigation updates pertaining to two Kenosha homicides on Monday. Police believe they have a suspect involved in the homicide of Deonte White.
Hero! Illinois Cop Prevents Teen Girl's Suicide As Train Approaches
Thank God for the men and women in blue! One officer in a suburb North of Chicago deserves some extra Christmas presents this year because of his heroics. Officer C. Harris, a cop with the Waukegan Police Department, stopped a 17-year-old girl from jumping in front of a train with the purpose of com
Winter Weather Advisory issued for counties north and west of Chicago
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Wednesday morning for the areas north and west of Chicago. Counties include Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake, Lee, Ogle, DeKalb and Kane Counties.
‘I Can Say It': Wisconsin Teacher Repeatedly Uses N-Word in Class Because She Had a Black Nanny
A teacher in Wisconsin has been placed on leave after a video of her emerged appearing to repeatedly use a racial slur in class. The teacher, who has not been identified, was recorded by one of her students repeatedly using the n-word while teaching a class at Bradford High School in Kenosha on Nove
Suspect in custody for alley homicide
Kenosha Police have had a suspect in custody for a Nov. 18 homicide since the day of the shooting, keeping the man jailed on a probation hold while continuing to investigate. According to a statement from the police department Monday, they expect charges to be filed this week.
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.
False shooting threat prompts police response in Gurnee ‘swatting'
SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE - Authorities are investigating a “swatting” incident Tuesday morning after someone called in a false report about a shooting threat at a north suburban Gurnee home.
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
Body cam video shows Waukegan officer stopping teen girl’s suicide attempt
WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- Police in Waukegan released body camera footage Monday of an officer saving a suicidal teenage girl, hoping it encourages others to ask for help. According to the Lake County News-Sun, police received a call around 1:40 a.m. Friday from a woman who said that her sister was going to
‘It’s hard to understand:’ Kenosha homicide victim remembered at his school, Carthage College
KENOSHA — A 36-year-old Carthage College student was remembered on campus Monday, Dec. 10, after he was found dead in an apartment in Kenosha on Nov. 30. Police are investigating his death as a homicide, and said in an update Monday his stolen vehicle had been recovered.
Lake County sheriff declares holiday moratorium on evictions
Continuing a trend in Lake County over the past decade, new Sheriff John Idleburg issued a moratorium on all evictions through Jan. 6. “The moratorium is only temporary and will allow families to remain together in their homes during the holiday season, which I believe is important,” Idleburg said i
Waukegan Officer Tackles And Saves 17-Year-Old Trying To Run On Train Tracks
CHICAGO (CBS)– Waukegan police officer Christopher Harris tackled and saved a 17-year-old girl just before she attempted to take her own life by running in front of a train. Police received a call from the 17-year-old’s sister reporting the alleged suicide attempt, around 1:40 a.m. on Dec 7.
Kenosha police: Arrest made in homicide of Illinois man whose body was found in alley
KENOSHA — Kenosha police said in an update Monday, Dec. 10 they arrested a suspect believed to be involved in the homicide of Deonte White. Officials said the suspect was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 18 by patrol officers on a probation and parole detainer.
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
Dangerous times: Something needs to change
When Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth spoke to the Kenosha News after a news conference about a shooting at a Wheatland home on Nov. 15 that claimed the life of 23-year-old Joseph Riley, he lamented the fact that the crime had become more common in his years serving the community.
ZoGo's offers fast-food alternative in Zion
Zion is not a dining destination, admits Jim Patas, owner of ZoGo’s Sports Grill and Video Gaming. “We’re not Gurnee. But,” he said of his family business, “it’s a nice place for locals. We wanted to create a place that’s not fast food. We started off with simple and easy dishes; breakfast, lunch an
First-Ever Bobcat Sighting Reported In Milwaukee County: Report
WHITEFISH BAY, WI — Officials in Milwaukee County say that the public is safe, though not to leave small animals unattended after a bobcat was sighted wandering through neighborhoods in Milwaukee's North Shore over last week.
County Lines: A brief look at news and events in western Kenosha County
More than 1,500 pairs of socks were collected by the student leadership group at Wheatland Center School and were donated to the Sharing Center in Trevor Wednesday. Third-grade students won a schoolwide competition held to encourage participation by collecting 329 pairs of socks. They earned a pizza
Police bust out car window in marijuana arrest
Kenosha Police officers arrested a Kenosha man after a traffic stop in which they seized marijuana and a handgun. from a vehicle in the 5100 block of Sheridan Road early Sunday.