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Interstate 94 reopens following pileup involving dozens of cars just north of Illinois-Wisconsin border

Police say Interstate 94 in Lake County and Kenosha County has been reopened following a major pileup, involving dozens of vehicles, which caused major delays Friday afternoon. The incident began around 1:25 p.m. Friday on Interstate 94 near County Highway ML near Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Illinois State Police said they were contacted by the Wisconsin […]

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Weather service warns about more snowfall that could bring 6 inches of snow to Lake, McHenry counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory as another round of snowfall, bringing possibly up to six inches of snow to Lake and McHenry counties, is expected Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the advisory Friday afternoon and said it will go into effect from 9 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. […]

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6 students arrested after ‘disturbing’ fight at Warren Township High School O’Plaine Campus in Gurnee

Six students were arrested after what school officials called a “disturbing” fight that broke out Thursday afternoon at Warren Township High School O’Plaine Campus in Gurnee. A Gurnee police school resource officer reported a fight in progress shortly after dismissal around 3:15 p.m. Thursday at Warren Township High School O’Plaine Campus, 500 North O’Plaine Road […]

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Pileup involving up to 70 cars causing heavy traffic delays on Interstate 94 near Illinois-Wisconsin border

A major pileup, involving possibly up to 70 cars, on Interstate 94 just north of the Illinois-Wisconsin border is causing major delays and the highway has been shut down. The incident began around 1:30 p.m. Friday on Interstate 94 near County Highway ML near Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Illinois State Police said they were contacted by […]

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Waukegan man to be sentenced to life in prison after jury convicts him of sexually assaulting 3 children

A Waukegan man is facing a mandatory life sentence after a jury convicted him of numerous charges for sexually assaulting three children in Waukegan, prosecutors said. Terrance Williamson, 46, of Waukegan, was charged in April 2021 with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated […]

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State police say man was killed after his gun ‘discharged’ during struggle with police in Waukegan

State police are investigating after they say a man pulled a gun during a struggle with police in Waukegan and the gun “discharged,” fatally wounding the man Wednesday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 2:11 p.m. Wednesday to the CFSC Currency Exchange, 3200 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Brian Mullen said […]