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Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax finds battery suspect in Beach Park and unresponsive woman near Libertyville over the weekend

Lake County Sheriff’s K9 Dax and his partner, Deputy John Forlenza, found and helped apprehend a man who allegedly battered a family member in Beach Park overnight on Saturday. Dax also located an unresponsive woman near Libertyville the next day. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 2 a.m. Saturday to a residence in the […]

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Organization releases Illinois hospital ratings: Vista East Hospital in Waukegan gets F safety rating

A new report was released this week with safety grade ratings for hospitals across Illinois. Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan scored an “F” rating. The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization, released their spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grade, which assigns a letter grade to nearly 3,000 U.S. general hospitals based on over 30 measures […]

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Fundraiser started for memorial bench, scholarship in memory of missing Antioch man found dead near Libertyville

A fundraiser has been started to fund a memorial and scholarship in memory of Antioch resident Thomas Howe, who went missing before being found dead near Libertyville earlier this year. Howe, 24, of Antioch, was reported missing to the Antioch Police Department on January 22. His body was recovered on February 15 from the Des […]

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Drunk driver arrested after driving car onto railroad tracks, getting stuck in Libertyville

Police arrested an intoxicated woman who drove her car onto the train tracks near a Metra station in Libertyville after mistaking it for the roadway, authorities said. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 9 p.m. on April 8 to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Appley Avenue in Libertyville. Libertyville Police Department Sgt. Jason Kapusinski […]

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Route 137 in Libertyville designated in memory of U.S. Army soldier from Libertyville killed in Afghanistan

A large stretch of Route 137 in Libertyville is now designated in honor of a Libertyville native and U.S. Army soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. The Illinois House of Representatives last May unanimously passed a resolution offered by State Representative Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich). The resolution was to honor the memory of fallen United […]