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Additional charges filed after suspects fleeing from police cause crash that left suspect impaled by fence in Mettawa

Additional charges have been filed against a driver who prosecutors say committed a retail theft and fled from police in Vernon Hills before crashing, leaving a suspect impaled by a fence in Mettawa. The Vernon Hills Police Department was called to Ulta Beauty, 700 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills,  on March 6 for a […]

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2 suspects charged with retail theft after fleeing Vernon Hills police, causing crash that left suspect impaled by fence in Mettawa

Two suspects have been charged after prosecutors say they stole from an Ulta store in Vernon Hills and fled from police before crashing, leaving a third suspect impaled by a fence in Mettawa. The Vernon Hills Police Department responded to Ulta Beauty, 700 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills, last Monday for a call of […]

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Attempted murder suspect in custody after months-long manhunt following double shooting in Huntley

A man wanted for attempted murder after allegedly shooting two people in Huntley and also allegedly carjacking a vehicle has been arrested in Pennsylvania, police announced. Lewis C. McCracken, 27, of the 200 block of Villa Street in Elgin, was charged with four counts of attempted murder, aggravated battery and unlawful possession of a weapon […]

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Former Waukegan cop held on $350,000 bond, pleads not guilty to murder of Marcellis Stinnette

A judge ordered a former Waukegan police officer held on a $350,000 bond for shooting and killing 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Dante Salinas, 39, of Gurnee, was charged by a grand jury with three counts of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and two counts […]

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Former Waukegan police officer who shot and killed Marcellis Stinnette charged with second-degree murder

The former Waukegan police officer who shot and killed 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette has been charged with second-degree murder and also charged in a second case, court records show. Dante Salinas, 39, of Gurnee, was charged with three counts of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and two counts of official misconduct. […]