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Grayslake man charged with stabbing girlfriend, escaping police custody at hospital in Libertyville

A Grayslake man who allegedly attacked and stabbed his girlfriend was tracked down by a Lake County sheriff’s canine after he escaped police custody at a hospital in Libertyville. Mark Mortensen, 42, of the 33600 block of North Evergreen Drive in unincorporated Grayslake, was charged with three counts of aggravated domestic battery, escape and resisting […]

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Mundelein, Countryside firefighters perform CPR, save newborn baby in Mundelein

Mundelein and Countryside firefighter/paramedics were honored Wednesday for saving the life of a newborn baby after they performed CPR and other medical care on it, officials said. Crew members from the Mundelein Fire Department and Countryside Fire Protection District responded recently to a 911 call for an imminent birth. When they arrived, the baby was […]

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Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville to resume COVID-19 vaccinations after adverse reactions

COVID-19 vaccinations will resume Sunday at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after they were paused due to four employees who suffered negative reactions. The four employees are among approximately 6,000 Advocate employees who have received the vaccine so far. Advocate Aurora Health Dr. Robert Citronberg said Saturday afternoon that health officials, including the CDC, […]

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Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville pauses COVID-19 vaccinations after adverse reactions

Four employees at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville suffered adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine, leading the hospital to temporarily pause vaccinations. The four employees account for fewer than 0.15% of the approximately 3,000 Advocate employees who have received the vaccine so far, Advocate Aurora Health said in a statement. Officials said that the […]

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Police: Nurse arrested after stealing drugs from Advocate Condell Medical Center

A former nurse at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville has been arrested for stealing drugs following a multi-agency investigation. The Libertyville Police Department announced that¬†Benjamin J. Sandholm, 33, of 411 Larchmont Lane in Vernon Hills, was arrested and charged on December 11 with unlawful acquisition of controlled substances and theft between $500 and $10,000. […]