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2 victims seriously injured after armed robbery at residence near Round Lake

Two victims were hospitalized with serious injuries after being attacked and robbed at gunpoint following a party at a residence near Round Lake Sunday morning, police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a robbery in the 24500 block of West Forest Avenue in unincorporated Round Lake. […]

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Suspects lead police on pursuit that ended in crash following armed robbery in Marengo

Three suspects escaped from police after two of them robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in Marengo and then led officers on a pursuit, which ended in a crash. The Marengo Police Department responded around 2:14 a.m. Tuesday to Casey’s General Store, 200 East Grant Highway in Marengo, for an armed robbery. Police learned two […]

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2 suspects armed with hammers commit smash-and-grab robbery inside Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills

Police are searching for the suspects who threatened an employee while committing a smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store inside Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills. The Vernon Hills Police Department responded around 11:25 a.m. Monday to Z Fine Jewelry, 511 Hawthorn Center in Vernon Hills for a call of a robbery. Vernon Hills Police Department […]

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Woman set up her boyfriend by having him robbed at gunpoint by 4 men in North Chicago, prosecutors say

Prosecutors say a woman set her boyfriend up by letting four men, all armed with guns and wearing ski masks, into his North Chicago home where he was robbed of his belongings. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said that the incident occurred in North Chicago last Saturday. The victim told police that he […]