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Coroner identifies 15-year-old girl killed after being struck by stray bullet while eating dinner in Round Lake Beach

The coroner has identified a 15-year-old girl who died after she was struck by a stray bullet fired outside her Round Lake Beach home as she sat down for dinner Wednesday. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District and Round Lake Beach Police Department responded around 9:10 p.m. Wednesday to the 1500 block of Cherokee […]

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Missing child from North Carolina rescued after being sexually abused at man’s home in Green Oaks

Federal and local investigators rescued a missing child and arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused her at his home in Green Oaks where she had been kept for weeks. The United States Marshals Service received information on Tuesday about the location of a missing 15-year-old girl from Kannapolis, North Carolina. The U.S. Marshals learned […]

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2 transported to hospital after fire breaks out at apartment building in Mundelein

Two people were transported to the hospital after a fire broke out in a third-floor unit of an apartment building in Mundelein Monday evening, fire officials said. The¬†Mundelein Fire Department responded around 5:27 p.m. Monday to the Heritage Green Apartments, 60 South Shaddle Avenue in Mundelein. Fire officials said dispatch initially received an activated fire […]

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Tech company president from Barrington dies months after ‘freak accident’ on stage in India

The president of a tech company, who is from Barrington, has died months after a “freak accident” at a company event in India that also left the company’s CEO dead. Raju Datla, 54, of Barrington, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago on Friday evening, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Datla’s death […]

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1 hospitalized after car strikes Metra train, damages railroad crossing arm in Grayslake

One person was transported to the hospital after a car struck a Metra train in Grayslake and damaged a railroad crossing arm, resulting in delays late Tuesday afternoon. The Grayslake Police Department, Metra Police Department and Grayslake Fire Protection District responded around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Route 83 and Route 137. Emergency […]

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Sheriff says 2 victims in serious condition after boat explosion on Lake Michigan near Waukegan

Sheriff’s officials say two men are in serious condition after being injured during a boat explosion that left the boat engulfed in flames on Lake Michigan near Waukegan. The Waukegan Fire Department responded around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a water rescue on Lake Michigan near the former NRG Waukegan Generating Station. Waukegan […]