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Child advocacy center, state’s attorney’s office in Lake County announce new support dog

Lake County officials announced their newest team member, a two-year-old canine who will serve as a comfort dog for children during crime investigations. The Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center (LCCAC) and the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office announced Thursday the addition of Linden. Linden will primarily serve as comfort and support to children during forensic […]

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2 juveniles charged, released after police pursuit of car possibly connected to shooting ends in Lake Bluff

Two juveniles were charged and released after a stolen vehicle, possibly involved in a Waukegan shooting, led officers on a high-speed chase that ended at a Lake Bluff golf course. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Scott Chastain […]

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Family of woman murdered, dismembered after date in Wisconsin notified about severed arm found at Waukegan Beach

The family of a 19-year-old woman who was murdered and dismembered after a date in Wisconsin has been notified after a severed arm was discovered at the Waukegan Beach. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 8 p.m. Saturday to the Waukegan Municipal Beach, 201 East Sea Horse Drive. A person walking along the beach saw […]

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Sheriff says alcohol, speed believed to be factors in rollover crash that critically injured 2 near Woodstock

The sheriff’s office says alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in a rollover crash that left two women in their 20s critically injured near Woodstock Wednesday. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to the area of Dean Street and Gayle Drive in unincorporated Woodstock for […]

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Driver extricated from SUV after driving into car dealership building in Crystal Lake

A driver was extricated and transported to the hospital after crashing his SUV into a car dealership, causing visible damage, in Crystal Lake Thursday afternoon. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded just before 2 p.m. Thursday to Ormsby Motors, 50 North Main Street, for a vehicle crash. Crystal Lake […]