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Child transported to hospital after being struck by vehicle while riding bicycle in Gurnee

A 12-year-old child was injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle through a crosswalk in Gurnee Monday morning, police said. The Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 7:35 a.m. Monday to Washington Street and Almond Road for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries involving a pedestrian. […]

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Grand jury indicts man for allegedly stabbing 9-year-old girl repeatedly, critically injuring her in Beach Park

A grand jury has indicted a man on a slew of charges after prosecutors say he repeatedly stabbed his girlfriend’s 9-year-old daughter and tried killing her in Beach Park last month. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. on February 15 to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue in Beach Park for […]

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9-year-old child found unresponsive after accidental hanging in Waukegan dies in hospital

A 9-year-old boy who was in critical condition after an apparent accidental hanging in Waukegan last week died from his injuries over the weekend. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:20 p.m. on February 13 to the Beechwood at the Preserve Apartments in the 3000 block of 8th Street in Waukegan […]

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9-year-old girl released from hospital after being stabbed repeatedly by mother’s boyfriend in Beach Park

A 9-year-old girl has been released from the hospital and is recovering after she was stabbed repeatedly by her mother’s boyfriend in Beach Park last week, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue in Beach Park for a call of a stabbing. […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release to attempted murder suspect who admitted to stabbing child repeatedly in Beach Park

A judge ordered a man detained pending trial after prosecutors say he admitted to trying to kill a 9-year-old child by repeatedly stabbing the girl because she was being loud, leaving her critically injured in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue […]

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Attempted murder suspect was ‘shocked’ to learn 9-year-old girl still alive after being repeatedly stabbed, prosecutors say

Prosecutors say a man admitted to trying to kill a 9-year-old child by stabbing her repeatedly, leaving her in critical condition, and was shocked to learn she was still alive after he was arrested. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue in Beach Park […]

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Man charged with attempted murder after 9-year-old girl stabbed multiple times in Beach Park

A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend’s nine-year-old child multiple times, leaving the girl in critical condition, in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:45 a.m. Thursday to the 38000 block of North Manor Avenue in Beach Park for a call of stabbing. Lake County Sheriff’s […]