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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.
Body Recovered At Angels Landing Believed To Be That of Missing Hiker
ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah — The search for a missing hiker at Zion National Park came to a tragic end today. Just before the noon hour on Thursday, search teams found a body at the bottom of Angels Landing in the park.
Dad Sends Message to Missing Crystal Lake Boy: 'Please Come Home'
The dad of a missing Crystal Lake boy had a message for his 5-year-old son, who hasn't been seen since Wednesday evening. "Andrew, please come home," he said. "You are not in trouble."
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
5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs
It's thrill time this weekend with the season opening of Six Flags Great America in Gurnee and the Walker Stalker Convention and Heroes and Villains Fanfest in Rosemont. For more fun ideas for the weekend, see dailyherald.com/calendar.
New aerial adventure park opening soon in Kenosha County
Bristol Woods Park in Bristol will soon offer more than just greenery and hiking trails. Next month, the 200-acre Kenosha County park, located west of I-94, will become home to Boundless Adventures, an aerial adventure park featuring ziplines, high-ropes challenges and obstacle courses for both chil
Army combat veteran uses her experience to help struggling Lake County veterans
Retired Army Sgt. Roxann Garza-Tershel said her unit was attacked nearly every time it transported gasoline and water during her 13½-month deployment in Iraq. "Nearly every convoy I was in was attacked in some way," Garza-Tershel said. "We'd see IEDs (improvised explosive devices) or small-arms fire
BREAKING: Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Edens Closes All Southbound Lanes At Dempster
CHICAGO (CBS)--All southbound lanes of the Edens Expressway are closed at Dempster, in Skokie, following a fatal crash, police said. A car traveling on southbound I-94 Friday afternoon fatally struck the passenger of a semi-truck that had pulled over to the side of the highway and was stopped on the
TX man sells semi-automatic guns to Illinois ATF agents
JOLIET, IL (KFVS) - A Texas man was jailed after selling semi-automatic guns and ammunition to ATF agents in Joliet, Illinois. On March 24, the Joliet Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad and ATF agents from Chicago negotiated the purchase of four guns and one semi-automatic rifle from Allen Estrada, 2
Evanston man fatally hit Waukegan woman with van, looked at her and drove away, prosecutors say
An Evanston man who prosecutors said fatally struck a local woman in Waukegan Jan. 1, got out of his vehicle, looked at the victim and then drove away was denied a bail reduction Thursday in Lake County Circuit Court.
Patrick Kennedy asks Illinois lawmakers to oppose marijuana legalization
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy is urging Illinois lawmakers not to legalize marijuana, warning that the commercialization of pot will have “devastating consequences” for public health.
Divers search for Racine man's body in Maine river
BATH, Maine (CBS 58) -- Divers are searching a river in Maine for the body of a Racine man. Police say 35-year-old David Dietrich had been out with coworkers when he walked onto a floating dock and fell in.
Racine man allegedly strips naked during traffic stop after hanging out window of moving car
RACINE — After being pulled over, a 24-year-old man allegedly took off all of his clothes for no reason, ignored an officer’s orders to “put your clothes back on” and was tased by a Racine police officer Tuesday.
Woman Drives Drunk With Child In Car, Crashes: Police
LIBERTYVILLE, IL – A 55-year-old Mundelein woman faces DUI and child endangerment charges after she allegedly got into a fight with her husband outside a Libertyville bar and drove off with their child in the backseat, police said. Police were called to Austin's, 481 Peterson Road, where they spoke
Grand Jury Indicts Illinois Man in Theft of Over 130 Weapons
A Madison County man has been charged with stealing 135 firearms from a sporting goods store in southwestern Illinois. Federal prosecutors said Bradley Boswell of Wood River was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday. Boswell, 30, is accused of stealing shotguns, a grenade launcher and more in Februar
Timothy Vandervere pleads not guilty to charges in triple fatal crash
KENOSHA — Timothy Vandervere appeared in Kenosha County court on Thursday, April 18 — and pleaded not guilty to charges tied to a crash that killed three prominent residents of Kenosha. On the night of the crash, officials say Vandervere had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .316 — nearly four
More wind mills could come to Illinois
You could soon see more wind mills in Illinois, thanks to a new law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker Friday. According to the Associated Press, Pritzker signed a law streamlining zoning rules for wind farms. This will make it so townships have no say in the process.
Police issue 13 citations for reckless driving, speeding up to 100 mph in 3-hour span
GRIFFITH — Police caught people speeding up to 100 mph and made six arrests in a three-hour span on Cline Avenue. To crack down on dangerous and aggressive driving in Lake County, the Griffith Police Department participated in an initiative funded by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and Lake C
Violent attack caught on camera at Wisconsin high school
BERLIN, Wis. -- (WMTV) Disturbing video is making the rounds on social media showing a high school student in Green Lake County violently beating another student. Authorities are now investigating the attack that took place at Berlin High School.
Waukegan's proposed $75 million operating budget projects $3.5 million deficit
The city of Waukegan is holding a special meeting Monday evening to discuss its budget, which proposes a $3.5 million operating deficit while keeping the personnel headcount flat, upping overtime so that all fire stations are fully manned and continuing an emphasis on infrastructure improvements.