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Wanted bank robbery suspect arrested after 911 call leads officers to North Chicago home

A woman wanted for armed bank robbery was arrested after officers responded to a home in North Chicago following an apparent accidental 911 call, prosecutors said. The North Chicago Police Department responded on Wednesday to a call of a disturbance at a residence where 27-year-old Hallie J. Kmiec resided. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Francis […]

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Burglars breaking into homes in Long Grove, other affluent communities, police say

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents in Long Grove and other affluent areas about an increase in home burglaries recently. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said last week there had been five burglaries in the previous three weeks in Long Grove. A burglary occurs when an offender unlawfully enters a […]

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2 charged after suspects steal high-end cars in Barrington, ram into police car and cause 4 crashes

Two have been charged after multiple high-end cars were stolen from a car dealership in Barrington, which resulted in four separate crashes, including a police car that was rammed. 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 from […]

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Firefighter injured while battling fire that engulfed large residential garage near Lake Zurich

Authorities say a firefighter was injured and multiple fire departments were called to help extinguish a large residential garage engulfed in flames near Lake Zurich Monday morning. The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 2:25 a.m. Monday to the 26200 block of North Fairfield Road in unincorporated Lake Zurich for a structure fire call. Firefighters […]

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Man arrested after allegedly selling undercover officers drugs on multiple occasions in Lake County

A 27-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly sold ecstasy pills to undercover officers on multiple occasions in Lake County, prosecutors said. Raul A. Medina, 27, of Cicero, was charged with manufacturing or delivering of ecstasy, possession of ecstasy and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Court records show the Lake County Metropolitan […]