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Coroner releases public dashboard highlighting homicide, suicide, overdose deaths in Lake County

The Lake County coroner has released a dashboard to the public showing data and trends on homicides, overdose deaths and suicides in the county. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek announced the release of the Lake County Coroner’s Office Data Hub on Friday. The coroner previously launched two dashboards that track trends in suicides and unintentional […]

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Lake Forest purchases nearly 100,000-square-foot, three-story office building for new police station

Lake Forest has purchased a three-story office building, which is nearly 100,000 square feet, for its police department’s new headquarters, which officials say allows for significant cost savings. The Lake Forest City Council earlier this week unanimously approved the purchase of the building located at 1925 Field Court for reuse as a new police facility. […]

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Judge releases woman from custody after arrest for intentionally striking IDOT worker with car in Marengo

A judge has denied prosecutors’ request and released a woman who was accused of intentionally hitting an IDOT construction worker with her car, leaving him hospitalized, in Marengo last week. The Marengo Fire and Rescue Districts and Marengo Police Department responded around 11:05 a.m. on July 10 to West Grant Highway and Park Drive for […]

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Man charged with selling over 1,300 fentanyl pills during undercover stings in Lake County

A Mundelein man was arrested following a months-long investigation where he was accused of selling over 1,300 fentanyl pills during undercover stings in Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) recently concluded an investigation into Alejandro I. Dominguez, 42, of Mundelein. The SIG is made up of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]