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22-year-old man dies after being shot during attempted robbery in Walmart parking lot in Waukegan

A 22-year-old man shot multiple times during a robbery attempt in the parking lot of the Walmart in Waukegan last month has died, the coroner’s office said. Emanuel Perez, 22, of Waukegan, died at an area hospital on Tuesday from complications of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Waukegan Deputy Police […]

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Grayslake man charged with murder after 37-year-old man stabbed over 10 times in Round Lake Beach

A Grayslake man was charged with first-degree murder after he admitted to stabbing a man, who he was in a relationship with, over 10 times inside a Round Lake Beach home. Jesus I. Vargas, 29, of Grayslake, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder. The Round Lake Beach Police Department and Greater Round Lake […]

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6-year-old boy dies in the hospital days after being found beaten in Round Lake Beach home

A 6-year-old boy died in the hospital Friday afternoon days after he was seriously beaten by his mother’s boyfriend in Round Lake Beach, police and prosecutors said. Round Lake Beach Deputy Police Chief Wayne Wilde said his department was contacted by medical staff at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville around 4 p.m. Monday. A […]

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Investigators believe boyfriend is primary suspect after 25-year-old woman found murdered in Lindenhurst

An Algonquin woman has been identified after investigators say she was found beaten to death inside her boyfriend’s home in Lindenhurst, just one day after he was killed in a crash. Kelly Hedmark, 25, of Algonquin, was last seen leaving her Algonquin residence on Yosemite Parkway on Sunday. Her family told police that she was […]