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Suspects who stole high-end cars from Barrington dealership also stole, totaled police squad car

A group of suspects who stole high-end cars from a Barrington car dealership over the weekend also stole a responding officer’s police squad and totaled it after crashing the vehicle. The Barrington Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Sunday to the Motor Werks, located at 1475 South Barrington Road in Barrington. Several vehicles were stolen […]

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Funeral arrangements set for firefighter from Crystal Lake who died following battle with terminal cancer

Funeral arrangements are set for later this week for a 34-year-old firefighter and Crystal Lake resident who died last weekend following a battle with terminal cancer. The Itasca Fire Department said firefighter Frank Nunez died on Sunday after a “long and courageous battle with cancer.” The fire department asked surrounding fire departments to join in […]

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3rd man taken into custody in connection with drug-induced homicide of 27-year-old man in Crystal Lake

A third suspect is in custody in connection with a drug-induced homicide where a 27-year-old Crystal Lake man died after purchasing fentanyl pills, court records show. Ryan James, 26, of Crystal Lake, was charged in March with drug-induced homicide and calculated criminal drug conspiracy, both Class X felonies. Jacob Stealy, 25, of Crystal Lake, was […]

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‘Lives have undoubtedly been saved’: Lake County police social worker program records successful first year

A newly-created team consisting of multiple Lake County police departments and social workers helping with crisis outreach handled over 1,000 requests in its first year. The multi-agency Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COaST) initiative launched in January 2022. It consists of members from the Gurnee Police Department, Lake Forest Police Department, Libertyville Police Department, Lincolnshire […]

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Woman charged with shooting at occupied car while she was with her kids in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a woman, who had been driving in a car with her children, fired shots into another vehicle in Waukegan after spotting her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend in the vehicle. Miriam J. Delgado, 20, of Waukegan, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon […]

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Weather service upgrades Lake and McHenry counties to winter weather advisory ahead of snowfall

The National Weather Service has upgraded Lake and McHenry counties to a winter weather advisory ahead of possibly several inches of snowfall Wednesday. A hazardous weather outlook was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday morning for much of northeastern Illinois. A winter weather advisory was also issued for areas near and south of […]

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Additional charges filed against twin brothers accused of shooting pellet gun at victim following armed robbery in Wonder Lake

Additional charges have been filed against twin brothers arrested after a man was robbed at gunpoint at a pizza restaurant in Wonder Lake and then the suspects allegedly fired shots from a pellet gun. The incident happened at Napoli’s Pizza, located at 7613 Howe Road in Wonder Lake, around 6:35 p.m. last Wednesday. The McHenry […]

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1 transported to hospital after crash involving Illinois Tollway truck on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

One person was transported to the hospital after an Illinois Tollway truck was involved in a crash with another vehicle on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth. The Illinois State Police, Newport Fire Protection District and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 12:29 p.m. Tuesday to Interstate 94 south of Russell Road in Wadsworth for a vehicle crash […]