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Body found at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where missing Highwood man’s car was located

Authorities say the body of an adult male was found Friday at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where a missing Highwood man’s car was recently found. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said his deputies responded to a call around 8:55 a.m. Friday at 21st Street and Burnett Avenue in […]

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Mother charged with murdering 6-year-old North Chicago boy; siblings charged with hiding body

Prosecutors have charged a mother with killing her 6-year-old boy in North Chicago and falsely reporting him missing. The boy’s two siblings have been charged with helping conceal the body. Damari Perry, 6, of North Chicago, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Perry’s body was found late Friday night. North Chicago Police Chief Lazaro […]

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3 family members in custody after missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in Indiana, police say

Police say three family members are in custody after 6-year-old Damari Perry, who went missing from North Chicago several days ago, was found dead in Indiana. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. Multiple sources reported Friday evening that Perry had been found dead […]

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Missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead; death believed to be homicide

A 6-year-old North Chicago boy who went missing several days ago has been found dead, according to a report. His death is believed to be a homicide. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. WGN News, citing police sources, reported Friday evening that Perry […]

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Man charged with murdering Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies in U-Haul truck extradited back to McHenry County

A man who was charged with murdering an Algonquin couple, concealing their bodies and then transporting them in a U-Haul truck has been extradited from Wisconsin back to McHenry County. Maxim Parnov, 36, of the 400 block of La Fox River Drive in Algonquin, was charged on December 3 with four counts of first-degree murder. […]

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Coroner releases cause of death, IDs sex offender who died after being found unresponsive at Lake County Jail

A Mundelein man, who is a convicted sex offender, has been identified as the inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his cell at the Lake County Jail Monday evening. An autopsy showed that Bruce L. Chamberlin, 61, of the 20600 block of West Park Avenue in unincorporated Mundelein, died from natural causes, according […]