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Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines sworn in, awards presented to citizens and employees at ceremony

Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines were sworn in and over two dozen citizens and sheriff’s employees were recognized at an awards ceremony in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Room located in the Lake County Criminal Court Tower in downtown Waukegan. Canine […]

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Owners of Lake County, Chicagoland massage parlors charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution

The owners of numerous Chicagoland massage parlors, including ones in Lake County, have been arrested and charged with money laundering and promoting prostitution following an undercover investigation. Yang Yuan, 37, of Aurora; Jianwei Zou, 62, of Naperville; and Guilan Sun, 64, of Aurora, have each been charged with six counts of money laundering and three […]

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Driver seriously injured, trapped after semi-truck rolls over on Interstate 94 near Deerfield

Authorities say a driver was trapped and seriously injured after a semi-truck pulling a tractor-trailer rolled over during a vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Deerfield. The Illinois State Police and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District responded around 7:05 a.m. Wednesday to Interstate 94 north of Route 22 in Deerfield for a report of a two-vehicle […]

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Police conducting death investigation after man found dead behind high school in Crystal Lake

Police are investigating the death of a middle-aged man who was found suffering from an “obvious injury” on the rear property of Crystal Lake Central High School Wednesday evening. The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 6:48 p.m. to the rear property of Crystal Lake Central High School, 45 […]

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Worker flown to the hospital after falling off roof, suffering serious injuries near Woodstock

A worker was flown to the hospital after he fell from a roof and suffered serious injuries near Woodstock on Tuesday, fire officials said. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 7:03 p.m. Tuesday to the 2400 block of Timberline Trail in unincorporated Woodstock. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Communications Specialist Alex Vucha said a man was reported […]