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Woman charged with murder said she was going through ‘episode’ when she allegedly stabbed man to death in Mundelein

A woman has been charged with murder and prosecutors say she stabbed a man multiple times at an apartment in Mundelein and then told officers she was going through an “episode.” The Mundelein Police Department and Mundelein Fire Department responded around 5:10 a.m. Monday to the Park Butterfield Apartments in the 1400 block of Downing Place. […]

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65-year-old man found dead in ditch after being struck by vehicle in North Barrington

A 65-year-old man was found dead in the ditch along Route 22 in North Barrington after he was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening, sheriff’s officials said. The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:55 p.m. Tuesday to Route 22 and Rainbow Road in North Barrington. Lake County Sheriff’s […]

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‘Everything burst outward’: Child injured, 59 residents displaced after Mundelein apartment roof blows off, wall collapses

A child was injured and 59 residents were displaced after a possible microburst caused part of a roof to an apartment building in Mundelein to blow off and the facade to collapse. The Mundelein Fire Department and Mundelein Police Department responded around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday to the Washington Apartments, 32 Washington Boulevard in Mundelein, for […]

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Former McHenry County sheriff’s detective arrested for official misconduct, soliciting sexual act

A McHenry County sheriff’s detective, who since has resigned, has been charged with official misconduct and soliciting a sexual act. Officials said they were “deeply disturbed and disappointed.” The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office administration was notified on September 16 of an off-duty incident involving Detective Christopher Marvel, 39, of Poplar Grove. Marvel was immediately placed […]

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Coroner releases identity of 53-year-old man who died after being stabbed repeatedly in Mundelein

The coroner has released the identity of a 53-year-old man who died after he was repeatedly stabbed by a woman at an apartment in Mundelein Monday morning. An autopsy performed Tuesday showed Michael Murphy, 53, of Mundelein, died as a result of multiple sharp force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The Mundelein Police […]