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Police issue community alert about students committing vandalism, stealing from downtown Crystal Lake businesses

Police say they have received reports from businesses and visitors in downtown Crystal Lake that students have been creating disturbances after school on early release days. The Crystal Lake Police Department issued a community alert Monday afternoon on social media about the issue. “As a community safety effort, we feel the need to share awareness […]

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Man found with machete after allegedly ‘pistol-whipping’ bystander who tried to stop altercation in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a bystander who tried to stop a domestic disturbance in Waukegan was “pistol-whipped” and seriously injured by a man, who was later arrested and found with a machete. Duncan D. Bell, 33, of Waukegan, was charged with felony aggravated battery causing great bodily harm. Officers and paramedics responded around 12 p.m. Wednesday to […]

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Police seize LSD, 2 pounds of mushrooms, cannabis and significant amount of money in Antioch

Police seized a large quantity of LSD, mushrooms, cannabis and a “significant amount of money” inside an 18-year-old man’s apartment in Antioch, officials said. The Antioch Police Department received a call of a disturbance around 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Drom Court in Antioch. Officers had contact during the investigation with an […]

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4 injured, suspect used pepper spray as multiple fights broke out at Six Flags in Gurnee

During the fights that broke out inside Six Flags in Gurnee on Sunday, at least four people were injured and a suspect reportedly used pepper spray on people, sources said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 7:00 p.m. Sunday to Six Flags Great America, 1 Six Flags Parkway in Gurnee, for a report of disturbances. […]

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Several suspects in custody after multiple fights at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee

Multiple suspects are in custody after multiple fights with large groups inside Six Flags Great America on Sunday evening, police said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 7:00 PM Sunday to Six Flags Great America, 1 Six Flags Parkway in Gurnee, for a report of disturbances. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said […]