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Round Lake Beach woman out on bond for hitting, injuring her child now charged with punching other child in face

A Round Lake Beach woman, who was out on bond for hitting and injuring her child, has been arrested again for allegedly punching one of her other children, prosecutors said. Jennifer C. Simpson, 28, of Round Lake Beach, was charged with one count of domestic battery causing bodily harm. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Francis […]

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Man charged with throwing knife at 10-year-old child causing injury in Wauconda

A Wauconda man was arrested after he allegedly threw a knife at a 10-year-old, striking and injuring the child earlier this week in Wauconda, prosecutors said. Dmitri S. Yakovlev, 35, of Wauconda, was charged with aggravated battery to a child causing bodily harm, domestic battery causing bodily harm and domestic battery physical contact. Yakovlev came […]

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Judge denies request to increase bond for McHenry man accused of shaking and bouncing child, causing serious injuries

A judge denied prosecutors’ request to increase bond for a McHenry man charged with shaking a young child, causing the child to suffer serious injuries. Deshawn M. Wilson, 25, of the 4500 block of Parkway Avenue in McHenry, was charged in July with one count of aggravated battery to a child causing great bodily harm, […]

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Child flown to hospital in unknown condition after being hit by car in Crystal Lake

A child was flown to the hospital with serious injuries after they were hit by a car near a restaurant in Crystal Lake Monday afternoon. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 3:40 p.m. Monday to Popeyes, 340 West Virginia Street in Crystal Lake, for a vehicle that struck […]

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5-year-old in serious condition after suffering head injury at Beach Park school, being flown to hospital

A medical helicopter flew a 5-year-old girl to a hospital in serious condition after she suffered an apparent head injury while playing at school in Beach Park Tuesday morning. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was on patrol around 10:25 a.m. and observed a woman driving in a “panicked state,” Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief […]