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‘Kind, brilliant, ambitious’: Funeral service set for Grayslake teen killed in Oklahoma crash after storm chasing trip

A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday for the 19-year-old Grayslake man who was among three meteorology students killed in a crash in Oklahoma after storm chasing last month. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said that the victims in the incident were Nicholas K. Nair, 20, of Denton, Texas, Gavin A. Short, 19, of Grayslake, and […]

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‘An amazing young man’: Funeral services set for 24-year-old missing man found dead in Libertyville

Funeral services are set for this week for Thomas “Tommy” Howe, the 24-year-old from Antioch who went missing for three weeks before being found dead near Libertyville. A visitation will take place from 3-9 p.m. Friday and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Saint Patrick in Wadsworth. A funeral mass will take place beginning […]

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Funeral arrangements set for Lake County firefighter who died at age 49 following cancer battle

Funeral arrangements are set to take place this coming week for a North Chicago firefighter who died at the age of 49 following a battle with cancer. Keith Peacy, 49, died on Monday, according to the North Chicago Fire Department. Peacy fought a “long courageous battle” against colon cancer with his family and loved ones […]

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Lake and McHenry County police departments attend funeral for slain Chicago police officer Ella French

Many law enforcement agencies from Lake and McHenry counties attended the funeral Thursday for Chicago police officer Ella French, who was shot and killed in the line of duty. A funeral procession for French, badge number 15013, gathered first responders from multiple states. On August 7, French and her partner, Officer Carlos Yanez Jr., along […]