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Judge denies pre-trial release for alleged gang member who threatened to kill deputy and his family near Round Lake

A judge denied pre-trial release for an alleged gang member accused of threatening to kill a deputy and his family after officers responded to a large unruly party near Round Lake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:10 a.m. Sunday to the 24500 block of West Stub Avenue in unincorporated Round Lake for a […]

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Bus aide charged with felonies for allegedly striking 7-year-old special ed student in head in Algonquin

A bus aide, who has since resigned, has been charged with felonies after she allegedly struck a 7-year-old special ed student in the head on a bus in Algonquin. Joyce C. McFadden, 75, of Huntley, was charged with aggravated battery in a public place, a Class 3 felony. The Algonquin Police Department Campus Resource Officer […]

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2 suspects allegedly attacked officers, 1 threatened to kill deputy and family while dispersing unruly crowd near Round Lake

Authorities say two men were arrested after they attacked officers and one of them threatened to kill a deputy and his family while police were dispersing a large and unruly crowd near Round Lake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:10 a.m. Sunday to the 24500 block of West Stub Avenue in unincorporated Round […]

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Island Lake man found with guns after allegedly pointing gun at victim and strangling him in Wauconda

A convicted felon was arrested and found with guns after authorities say he strangled another man before holding a gun to the victim’s head in Wauconda. The Wauconda Police Department responded around 1 a.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of South Maple Avenue in Wauconda for a report of a battery. The victim identified the […]

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Sheriff searching for man wanted in home invasion that left victim with multiple injuries in Lake Barrington

Sheriff’s officials say they are searching for a man wanted in a home invasion where he forced entry and attacked a family member, leaving them hospitalized, in Lake Barrington Wednesday. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they are searching for Robert R. Skoglund, 35, of Danville. Skoglund arrived at an estranged family member’s home around […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release to man accused of seriously injuring man, woman during skateboard attack in Crystal Lake

A judge rejected a man’s request to be released under the SAFE-T Act after being charged with attacking two victims with a skateboard in Crystal Lake, leaving them seriously injured. Brandon M. Brown, 29, of Cary, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, two counts of aggravated battery using a […]

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‘I thought I killed her’: Suspect surprised after arrest to learn girlfriend, critically injured in Waukegan attack, still alive

A judge denied release for a Round Lake Beach man who said “I thought I killed her” after being surprised to learn his girlfriend, who he allegedly critically injured in an attack, was still alive following his arrest. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said Sanjuan Reyes, 36, of Round Lake Beach, drove […]