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Lake County Crime Stoppers offers reward for information after hate crime at Jewish cemetery in Waukegan

The Lake County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information after a vandal or vandals spray-painted swastikas on more than a dozen headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Waukegan. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Monday to Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, for a report of criminal damage […]

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‘Evil act’: Leaders condemn hate crime that left over dozen headstones graffitied at Waukegan Jewish cemetery

Gov. Pritzker and other leaders are condemning the vandalism that left swastikas spray-painted on headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Waukegan as public works crews worked to remove the graffiti Tuesday. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Monday to Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, for a report of criminal […]

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‘Despicable act’: Swastikas spray-painted onto over a dozen headstones at Jewish cemetery in Waukegan

Authorities are seeking help in identifying the suspect or suspects who spray-pained swastikas onto more than a dozen headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Waukegan. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Monday to Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, for a report of criminal damage to property. Waukegan Deputy Police […]

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Police seek suspects who used baseball bats to break windows, doors of Harvard Aquatic Center

Police are investigating after two suspects used baseball bats to break out glass doors and a window at the aquatic center in Harvard, causing the pool to temporarily close. The Harvard Police Department responded around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday to the Harvard Aquatic Center, 607 Galvin Parkway, for a report of criminal damage to property. Officers […]

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Police now say “The Grinch,” group not the ones responsible for damaging holiday display in Antioch

Police now say that the person in “The Grinch” costume and other individuals seen on surveillance camera were not the ones who damaged a holiday ice display in Antioch on Sunday. Officers with the Antioch Police Department conducted a premise check on Sunday at Hiram Buttrick Sawmill, 770 Cunningham Drive in Antioch. Officers discovered damage […]

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Police searching for The Grinch, multiple others who allegedly damaged holiday display in Antioch

Police say they are searching for someone in “The Grinch” costume who allegedly damaged a holiday display in Antioch along with several other individuals on Sunday. Officers with the Antioch Police Department conducted a premise check on Sunday at Hiram Buttrick Sawmill, 770 Cunningham Drive in Antioch. Officers discovered damage to the community’s holiday display […]

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Police warn parents of TikTok trends that involve students stealing property, battering school staff members

Police in McHenry County are warning parents about new TikTok challenges that involve students stealing or damaging school property and battering school staff. A recent TikTok challenge called “devious licks” encourages kids to steal or damage property while recording their actions and posting the recording online, the Cary Police Department said in a statement. “In […]