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Additional charges filed after suspects fleeing from police cause crash that left suspect impaled by fence in Mettawa

Additional charges have been filed against a driver who prosecutors say committed a retail theft and fled from police in Vernon Hills before crashing, leaving a suspect impaled by a fence in Mettawa. The Vernon Hills Police Department was called to Ulta Beauty, 700 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills,  on March 6 for a […]

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2 suspects charged with retail theft after fleeing Vernon Hills police, causing crash that left suspect impaled by fence in Mettawa

Two suspects have been charged after prosecutors say they stole from an Ulta store in Vernon Hills and fled from police before crashing, leaving a third suspect impaled by a fence in Mettawa. The Vernon Hills Police Department responded to Ulta Beauty, 700 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills, last Monday for a call of […]

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Retail theft suspect impaled by fence post after car runs red light, causes three-vehicle crash in Mettawa

A retail theft suspect was impaled by a fence post and is in critical condition after their reckless fleeing vehicle caused a multiple-vehicle crash in Mettawa Monday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 3:45 p.m. Monday to Route 60 and St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa for a report […]

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Report of subject in mental crisis prompts police search, school to restrict outdoor activities near Libertyville

Sheriff’s deputies and a canine team responded to search for a person reported to be in mental distress near Libertyville Friday morning, causing a school to keep its students indoors. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to the area of Bradley Road and West Petronella Drive in unincorporated Libertyville. A call was made […]

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21-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after causing three-vehicle crash in Mettawa

A Highland Park man is in critical condition and two others were hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in Mettawa Friday morning that was possibly caused by snowy road conditions. The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, Libertyville Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:45 a.m. Friday to the area of Route 60 and St. […]

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St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa to close for several weeks for road construction

Transportation officials say that St. Mary’s Road in Mettawa will be closed for several weeks for road construction and repairs to the railroad crossing starting on Monday. The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) in conjunction with the Canadian National Railroad, on behalf of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E RR), will be temporarily […]