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Driver cited in car, bicycle crash that left 64-year-old woman and longtime nurse dead in Green Oaks

Investigators say a driver has been cited in a crash involving a car and a bicyclist that left a 64-year-old woman, who was a longtime nurse, dead in Green Oaks last summer. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. July 10 near St. Mary’s Road and Terre Drive in Green Oaks. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Burglary crew that broke into several houses in Lake County, other counties identified and charged

Police have identified and charged a burglary crew, consisting of three Chicago residents, associated with burglaries at homes in Lake County and other counties, officials announced. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report of a residential burglary that occurred on November 19 in the 31000 block of O’Plaine Road in Green Oaks. Sheriff’s […]

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64-year-old bicyclist dies after SUV hits her while she was crossing road near Green Oaks

A 64-year-old woman died after she crossed the road on her bicycle in front of an SUV and was struck in Green Oaks Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:30 a.m. Sunday to the area of Saint Marys Road and Terre Drive in unincorporated Libertyville for a vehicle […]

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Sketches released of suspects who beat employee, carjacked him at gunpoint at assisted living facility near Libertyville

Police have released renderings of two suspects who beat and carjacked an employee at gunpoint as he was arriving for work at Green Oaks Senior Living near Libertyville in November. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:10 a.m. November 27 to Green Oaks Senior Living, 14595 West Rockland Road in Green Oaks for a […]

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Employee beaten, carjacked at gunpoint by 2 men in parking lot of assisted living facility near Libertyville

An employee who arrived at work for his shift at Green Oaks Senior Living near Libertyville was beaten and carjacked at gunpoint by two men Saturday morning, police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:10 a.m. Saturday to Green Oaks Senior Living, 14595 West Rockland Road in Green Oaks for a report of […]

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Drunk driver charged with child endangerment after driving 102 mph in Green Oaks, police say

Police said that a drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges, including child endangerment, after driving 102 mph on Route 137 in Green Oaks, nearly causing a rollover crash. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was running radar in the area of Route 137 and O’Plaine Road in Green Oaks on Saturday. According to Lake County […]

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State police remember trooper who was killed by drunk driver while saving a family on I-94 near Libertyville

State police are remembering Trooper Gerald Ellis, who was killed two years ago today when he used his squad car to hit a wrong-way drunk driver, saving an entire family traveling in a nearby car on I-94. Illinois State Police said that Trooper Ellis was on-duty around 3:25 a.m. March 30, 2019, traveling home in […]