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Fire at popular Dog n Suds Drive-In restaurant in Grayslake causes $120K in damage

A fire caused $120,000 in damage and temporarily closed Dog n Suds Drive-In hotdog restaurant in downtown Grayslake early Saturday morning, authorities said. The Grayslake Police Department initially responded at 3:43 a.m. Saturday to Grayslake Dog n Suds Drive-In, 454 Center Street, for a burglar alarm. Police officers arrived and found smoke coming from the […]

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Grayslake man accused of producing sexual videos of former girlfriend without consent, threatening to publish them

A Grayslake man is accused of filming him and his girlfriend engaged in sexual relations without consent and then threatening to publish the videos after they broke up. Fredrick G. Warren, 37, of Grayslake, was charged with dissemination of unlawful video, a Class 3 felony, and unlawful video recording at a residence, a Class 4 […]

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28-year-old man in critical condition after pickup truck slams into tree near Wauconda

Sheriff’s officials say a 28-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he crashed his pickup truck into a tree, leaving him heavily entrapped in the vehicle near Wauconda. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Wauconda Fire District and Grayslake Fire Department responded around 4:40 a.m. Saturday to the area of Fairfield Road and Chardon Road in unincorporated […]

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Portion of Wilson Road shut down after heavy rainfall results in flooding near Grayslake

A portion of Wilson Road near Grayslake has been shut down Wednesday after transportation officials say heavy rainfall has led to flooding on and along the roadway. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) closed Wilson Road to through traffic from Route 120 to Route 60 due to flooding Wednesday morning. Rainfall over the past […]

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‘Prevented a potential tragedy’: Man reunites with officers who saved him from vehicle that drove into water in Grayslake

A man reunited on Wednesday with officers who helped rescue him from his car that drove into a pond and began to submerge in water in Grayslake last week. The Grayslake Police Department and Grayslake Fire Protection District responded around 12:10 p.m. Friday to the area of 100 South Atkinson Road in Grayslake. A 911 […]

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Police officers, firefighters rescue trapped occupant from vehicle that drove into pond in Grayslake

Police officers and firefighters worked together to rescue a trapped occupant from a submerging vehicle at a pond in Grayslake Friday afternoon. The Grayslake Police Department and Grayslake Fire Protection District responded at around 12:10 p.m. Friday to a pond next to 100 South Atkinson Road in Grayslake for a report of an occupied vehicle […]

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‘Well-organized crime syndicate’: Police warning residents after multiple vehicles stolen, burglarized in Antioch and other Lake County towns

Police officials are urging residents to remain vigilant after multiple vehicles were stolen and burglarized in several Lake County towns this week. The Antioch Police Department issued a community alert after two vehicles were stolen and a dozen others were burglarized early Friday morning. The two vehicles were reported stolen at around 4:30 a.m. Friday […]

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Intoxicated man attending DUI victim impact panel allegedly attacks sheriff’s deputy near Grayslake

An intoxicated man who was attending a victim impact panel for those previously arrested for driving under the influence allegedly attacked and injured a sheriff’s deputy near Grayslake. A Lake County sheriff’s sergeant was providing security for a live victim impact panel at the College of Lake County in unincorporated Grayslake around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. […]

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Grayslake school closure extended until end of April as extreme cold-related repairs continue

Officials say Grayslake Middle School’s closure has been extended until at least late April amid ongoing repairs of major issues caused by the extreme cold last month. Community Consolidated School District 46 Superintendent Dr. Lynn Glickman said in mid-January there were significant issues with boilers, unit ventilators and sprinkler heads at Grayslake Middle School due […]