Posted inLocal News

Spring Grove woman charged with stealing $135K from her employer

A Spring Grove woman faces charges for allegedly stealing more than $135,000 from her employer in Gilberts, prosecutors said. Jennifer L. Bridgeman, 39, of the 27900 block of West Greenwood Avenue in unincorporated Spring Grove, was charged with six counts of felony forgery and two counts of felony theft. Kane County prosecutors said Bridgeman worked […]

Posted inLocal News

3 suspects arrested after vehicle pursuit ends in Winthrop Harbor; charges pending

Three suspects were taken into custody after a pursuit of a vehicle wanted in connection with a shooting in Zion ended in Winthrop Harbor Monday evening, police said. The Zion Police Department attempted to stop a silver Volkswagen in the 1100 block of Sheridan Road and it fled the area. The Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Police […]

Posted inLocal News

Police investigating after 39-year-old pedestrian struck by car in Vernon Hills

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team is investigating after a 39-year-old pedestrian was knocked unconscious after being struck by a car near a busy intersection Monday in Vernon Hills. The Vernon Hills Police Department and Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 6:44 p.m. Monday to Butterfield Road south of Route 60 for a report […]

Posted inLocal News

13-year-old hospitalized after explosion, fire at Zion apartment building

A 13-year-old boy and a police officer were hospitalized after a second alarm fire and explosion at an apartment building in Zion Monday evening. The Zion Fire-Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 9:35 p.m. Monday to the 1700 block of Joppa Avenue for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and learned that […]