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Detention hearing delayed for woman accused of human trafficking 4 victims in Highland Park

A detention hearing has been delayed for a woman arrested after law enforcement rescued four human trafficking victims, including two children, in Highland Park. The Highland Park Police Department received a tip in late January regarding potential human trafficking occurring at a residence in the 500 block of Onwentsia Avenue in Highland Park. An initial […]

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Gurnee police canines Hawk and Leo receive body armor donations from non-profit organization

Gurnee Police Department canines Hawk and Leo have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization sponsored by a private donor. The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Leah Beale.” Leah A. Beale, who is […]

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9-year-old girl released from hospital after being stabbed repeatedly by mother’s boyfriend in Beach Park

A 9-year-old girl has been released from the hospital and is recovering after she was stabbed repeatedly by her mother’s boyfriend in Beach Park last week, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue in Beach Park for a call of stabbing. Lake […]

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Suspect arrested after officers walk into Gurnee gas station moments after armed robbery

Officers chased down a suspect after they happened to walk into a gas station in Gurnee moments after the suspect robbed the store, prosecutors said. Jordan M. Kennedy, 22, of Lake Villa, was charged with aggravated robbery and resisting arrest causing injury. A Gurnee Police Department officer went inside the Speedway at Grand Avenue and […]

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Waukegan man suffers serious injuries after leading police on chase, crashing head-on into family in Indiana

A Waukegan man suffered serious injuries after he led police on a chase before crashing head-on into another vehicle, occupied by a family, in Indiana near the Illinois border. The Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Office began chasing a sedan around 2:10 p.m. Friday for traffic violations. The sedan failed to stop and the pursuit traveled […]

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Man arrested after allegedly carjacking and injuring victim at Lake Forest Oasis, leading to police pursuit

Authorities have arrested a suspect who allegedly carjacked and injured a victim in the parking lot of the Lake Forest Oasis before leading state police on a pursuit on Interstate 94. The Illinois State Police responded around 3:40 a.m. Thursday to the Lake Forest Oasis, 13783 East Oasis Service Rd in Lake Forest, for a […]

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Judge orders ‘most wanted’ suspect with 14 warrants detained after capture at Libertyville motel

A man who allegedly led officers on a pursuit that ended in Zion last month and has been on the run with 14 warrants was ordered detained pending trial after being captured at a motel near Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received information around 4:20 a.m. Monday about a wanted subject possibly staying at […]

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‘Pain, anguish and loss’: Family to donate money to charity in honor of worker killed in fall from roof of Gurnee home

The family of a 28-year-old worker killed after falling from a roof in Gurnee says his death has caused an indescribable amount of pain and they are donating money to charity in his honor. An autopsy performed earlier this month showed that Braulio Lozano, 28, of Chicago, died as a result of blunt force injuries, […]