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City council honors firefighters, police officer who found missing woman alive in Lake Michigan near Waukegan

Firefighters and a police officer who found a missing woman alive in Lake Michigan near Waukegan last month were honored Tuesday by the city council. The family of a 57-year-old woman filed a missing person report with the North Chicago Police Department on August 2. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip told Lake and McHenry […]

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Firefighters, police locate woman in Lake Michigan near Waukegan day after she went missing

Firefighters and police officers searching for a missing woman found the woman alive in Lake Michigan near Waukegan over 24 hours after she went missing, authorities said. The family of a 57-year-old woman filed a missing person report with the North Chicago Police Department on August 2. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip told Lake […]

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Chicago man charged with murdering his pregnant girlfriend after her body was found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan

A Chicago man has been charged with stabbing his 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend to death in Chicago and apparently dumping her body in Lake Michigan, where it was later located near Waukegan this summer. Robert Drummond, 21, of the 4300 block of South Berkeley Avenue in Chicago, was charged with first-degree murder, according to the Lake […]

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Police speaking to person of interest in the murder of 19-year-old pregnant woman found in Lake Michigan

Chicago police say they are talking to a “person of interest” in the murder of a 19-year-old pregnant woman whose body was found in Lake Michigan near Waukegan last month. The Chicago Sun-Times, citing a Chicago Police Department spokesperson, reported Friday morning that a person of interest was being interviewed by Chicago police in connection […]