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19-year-old man hospitalized after being shot at apartment complex in Waukegan

A 19-year-old man was shot in front of an apartment building in Waukegan during a drive-by shooting early Friday morning, police said. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 12:20 a.m. Friday to the 2000 block of Pine Street in Waukegan for a report of a shooting. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe […]

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Texas man arrested after Lake County sheriff canine finds 2 kilos of cocaine during traffic stop in Waukegan

A Texas man was arrested after Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Duke found over two kilograms of cocaine in a car during a traffic stop in Waukegan, police said. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Greenwood Avenue at the Amstutz Expressway in Waukegan around 1:15 p.m. Friday. Lake County […]

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2 city employees hospitalized after being struck by fire department vehicle in Waukegan

Two city employees were transported to the hospital after they were hit by a fire department vehicle while walking in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Washington Street and Sheridan Road in Waukegan. A city-owned Dodge Durango SUV with a low-profile emergency light system was being driven […]

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Man charged with child abduction after 16-year-old girl and her baby went missing from Harvard

A man was charged with child abduction after a 16-year-old girl and her 5-month-old son went missing from Harvard on Wednesday. The two were located unharmed in Kentucky, police said. The Harvard Police Department responded around 9 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Roosevelt Street in Harvard for a report of a missing […]