Posted inLocal News

Police seek help in identifying group that vandalized Metra train station in Lake Forest

Police say they are seeking the public’s help in identifying a group of young men who vandalized a restroom at a train station in Lake Forest on Friday. The Lake Forest Police Department said the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday. A Metra train had just offloaded passengers at the Lake Forest West Side Train […]

Posted inLocal News

Intoxicated driver arrested after Metra train hits his vehicle in North Chicago, officials say

An accused drunk driver was arrested after his car got stuck on the railroad tracks and a Metra train, which was occupied with passengers, struck the car in North Chicago Friday evening. The incident happened just after 9 p.m. Friday at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Sheridan Road in North Chicago. Metra train 370 […]

Posted inLocal News

Authorities release identities of 13-year-old boy, elderly woman killed after Metra train hits car in Ingleside

Authorities have publicly identified the 13-year-old boy and 75-year-old woman who died after the car they were traveling in drove through a gate and was struck by a Metra train in Ingleside. Autopsies were performed Monday on Noah Kucinski, 13, of Lockport, and Patricia Shemberger, 75, of Antioch, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. […]

Posted inLocal News

Young teenager, elderly woman killed after Metra train strikes car in Ingleside

A young teenager and an elderly woman were killed and a man was hospitalized after a Metra train struck a car at a crossing in Ingleside Sunday afternoon. The Fox Lake Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:15 p.m. Sunday to Wilson Road and West Larkin Lane in Ingleside. Metra spokesperson […]