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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax helps locate injured man who fled from rollover crash in Park City

Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax on Sunday helped track down an injured man who fled on foot from a high-speed rollover crash in Park City. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a canine request from the Lake Forest Police Department around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said a crash […]

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Brothers from Lake Forest sentenced to home detention in connection with January 6 insurrection at U.S. Capitol

Two brothers from Lake Forest were sentenced to probation and home detention for participating in the deadly January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Mark Kulas, Jr., 27, of Lake Forest, was charged in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia with one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on […]

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Canine helps officers locate 4 juveniles who crashed stolen car, fled from police in Deerfield

A police canine helped locate four juvenile suspects, one of which was hiding in a shed, after they crashed a stolen vehicle and fled on foot in Deerfield, authorities said. The Northbrook Police Department said in a statement to Lake and McHenry County Scanner that they were made aware of a stolen vehicle in their […]

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Proposed bill would require court to automatically notify victims of upcoming court dates in Lake County

A state senator has introduced a bill that would create a pilot program to automatically notify victims and witnesses of upcoming court dates in Lake County. State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Lake Forest) introduced the measure at the request of Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart, according to the state’s attorney’s office. “We have an option […]

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Libertyville and Barrington among Lake County school districts to go mask-optional following court ruling

Multiple schools in Lake County, including some in Libertyville, Barrington, Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest, have gone mask-optional following the court ruling regarding school COVID mitigations. Libertyville School District 70 Board of Education held a special board meeting Monday evening to discuss the topic. The board voted 5-2 in favor of adjusting mitigations to no […]