| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today.
In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
| Mar 2, 2014
Domestic violence has long been a controversial issue in the national debate over gun rights. But until Illinois was forced by the courts to make sweeping changes in its gun laws, the state never had to grapple with this question: Should people with a...
| Feb 28, 2014
Fran Murphy was driving south on State Road 19 in Tavares last week when she suddenly came upon a garbage truck stopped in one of the two lanes with no flashing lights — just the truck blocking the road.
She stopped, no problem. However, the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:09 AM
For the first time in 127 years of village history, the Wilmette police department has promoted a woman officer to a supervisory role with the rank of sergeant, officials announced this week.
"It's an honor to be promoted, and I'm looking forward to the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season.
The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A 31-year-old Glenview man was arrested on the 1600 block of Milwaukee Avenue and charged with battery on Jan. 1.
•A 39-year-old Glenview man was arrested on the 1300 block...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A man struck by a Metra train Friday night in Glen Ellyn died from his injuries, authorities announced Saturday.
The man, identified by police as Daniel J. Carrillo, 25, most recently of Tucson, Ariz., was among five people injured Friday in three...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 AM
High school gets theater grant
The theater department at Mundelein High School recently received a $500 grant that will go toward purchasing new stage lighting for the auditorium, according to a Mundelein Consolidated High School District...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A Buffalo Grove woman found lying on train tracks in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was struck by a train, authorities said.
About 8 a.m. personnel from the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a body lying on the train tracks south of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Two Highland Park residents have been charged with prostitution and pimping.
Jose Lome-Rodriguez, 25, and Berta Perez-Molina, 43, both of the 300 block of Temple Avenue in Highland Park, were arrested July 19 after an undercover Lake County Sheriff's...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...