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Harvard man charged after explosive substance, gun recovered following social media threat

Police and federal authorities recovered an explosive substance, ammunition and an illegally possessed gun from a Harvard man who allegedly made social media threats to use a homemade explosive device. Evan G. Fazio, 24, of the 1400 block of Northfield Court in Harvard, was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon, misdemeanor possession of […]

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Mundelein man illegally possessing firearms arrested after searching for imaginary intruders

Three guns were seized and a Mundelein man was taken into custody during a warrant after neighbors reported to police that on several occasions the man armed himself and began searching for imaginary intruders on his property. George L. Silva, 48, of the 26300 block of North Diamond Lake Road in unincorporated Mundelein, was charged […]

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Wisconsin man gets 90 years in prison for murdering ex-wife at her Gurnee home

A Kenosha man convicted of murdering his ex-wife at her Gurnee home in 2015 was sentenced to 90 years in prison, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office said. David Brocksom, 48, is required to serve the entire sentence imposed by Lake County Associate Judge George Strickland before becoming eligible for mandatory supervised release. Brocksom received […]

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Buffalo Grove double homicide suspect is ex-husband of woman killed; police release identity of both victims

Police have identified the husband and wife killed in the Buffalo Grove double homicide and say that the suspected shooter, who is still on the loose, is the ex-husband of the female victim. Buffalo Grove Police Chief Steven Casstevens said Monday afternoon that numerous agencies, including local, state and federal authorities, are searching for Anatoliy […]

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Police release identity of alleged gunman wanted for murdering husband, wife in Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police say that 64-year-old Anatoliy Ermak is wanted in connection with fatally shooting a husband and wife multiple times each as they exited their vehicle in a ‘targeted’ attack. Buffalo Grove Deputy Police Chief Michael Szos publicly identified Ermak late Monday evening and said that the man, who is considered armed and dangerous, […]