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Several animals killed in Mettawa barn fire

Thirty chickens and several alpacas died after a barn fire in Mettawa on Tuesday, the Libertyville Fire Department said. Firefighters were called at 1:12 p.m. to a barn fire at a farm property at 14060 West Old School Road near the Tri-State Tollway in Mettawa. Fire officials said that several horses, cats and goats escaped […]

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Police: Nurse arrested after stealing drugs from Advocate Condell Medical Center

A former nurse at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville has been arrested for stealing drugs following a multi-agency investigation. The Libertyville Police Department announced that¬†Benjamin J. Sandholm, 33, of 411 Larchmont Lane in Vernon Hills, was arrested and charged on December 11 with unlawful acquisition of controlled substances and theft between $500 and $10,000. […]

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Coroner IDs 64-year-old Libertyville woman killed after car crashes into tree, bursts into flames

The coroner has identified the 64-year-old Libertyville woman who died after she crashed her car into a tree, catching it on fire, Friday afternoon. The Libertyville Police Department and Libertyville Fire Department were called at 2:18 p.m. on Friday to Crane Boulevard between Carter Street and Burdick Street, near Triangle Park, for a report of […]