| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:31 PM
When the new 10,732-square-foot Lake County Animal Control Facility opens July 25 near Libertyville, animals will have more space, including an outdoor area for dogs to exercise.
"We will have a much safer environment for both the employees and the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A Lake County sheriff's lieutenant under fire for insubordination and misuse of county electronic devices will keep his job despite his boss's attempt to fire him — but will be demoted under a disciplinary ruling issued by a quasi-judicial...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:52 AM
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
A 19-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on the 2200 block of Willow Road on May 2 and charged with retail theft.
A 32-year-old Northbrook man was arrested on the 3400 block of East Lake...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
An Antioch Township emergency services volunteer has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman working on the Antioch rescue squad, authorities said today.
Last Thursday, Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 block of Eastmoor Drive in Lake...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A large explosion leveled a home and damaged 50 others in a northwest suburban subdivision Friday night, prompting an emergency response from multiple jurisdictions and startling residents in neighboring communities miles away.
Crews are still on the...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:06 AM
Police in a Northwest Indiana town saw gunfire between vehicles and then were fired upon by someone in one of the vehicles Thursday night.
Authorities didn't release many details about the incident in Hobart, including the exact time.
According to a...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...