| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A man drove through a railroad crossing gate and was hit by a Metra train in Round Lake Park, killing him and his 7-year-old daughter Wednesday, officials said.
The gate had been fixed just hours earlier, but there was no indication the gate was...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Donta Cozart often spoke of joining his brother, who died of a heart attack at age 26, their mother said Wednesday, a day after Cozart was slain outside a Zion apartment complex.
Cozart, 31, a father of three from North Chicago, was shot multiple...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Money was stolen from a school bag in the 400 block of Cuba Road in early November but reported Dec. 9.
•A 51-year-old Mundelein man was charged with driving on a suspended...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A Lake County Sheriff’s detective escaped injury – but his car did not – late Monday when he swerved to avoid an accident and ended up stuck in the snow next to train tracks as a Metra train was approaching.
The detective managed to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:07 AM
North Chicago police and the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the deaths of two young children from the same family within four months, police announced.
Six-month-old Desire Thompson died on Dec. 28 last year and her half-brother,...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Police in far north suburban Round Lake Beach are investigating the death of a 4-month-old baby girl.
An autopsy was performed this afternoon on Lilyanna Bateman, 5-months-old, of the 1600 block of Juneway Terrace, in Round Lake Beach.
| Feb 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As an immigrant from Mexico and a stay-at-home mom, Elizabeth Gonzales wants more for her 11th grade daughter than a high school diploma. “I am …...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
DUI A 20-year-old Round Lake Park man was cited Nov. 28 at Illinois Highway 120 and Hainesville Road for zero-tolerance DUI and improper lane use. …...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:58 PM
In the state's 62nd Representative District, a Republican incumbent and a Democrat political newcomer share concerns about the state economy, but their methods for fixing …...
| May 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
My colleague Dan Hinkel's story, "Lawyer: Free speech applies to T-shirts, too," says: A lawyer for a 20-year-old Round Lake Park woman argues that protection should be afforded his client, who offended a Lake County judge by walking into court......
| Apr 26, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Police are investigating whether drugs played a role in the death of a Round Lake Park mother, who was found in her van more than a week after she disappeared after dropping off her daughter at a friend's house.
Opiates were found in the body of...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Investigators are trying to determine if someone threw a brick through a window of an SUV just before it crashed on Sunday afternoon, killing an 18-year-old man, according to Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko.
Rogelio Lopez Jr., of the 2400...