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Medical examiner identifies driver ejected, killed after fiery FedEx semi-truck crash on I-294 in Deerfield

The medical examiner has released the identity of a driver who was ejected and killed¬†after a crash that left his FedEx semi-trailer truck engulfed in flames on Interstate 294 in Deerfield. The Northbrook Fire Department and Illinois State Police Troop 3 responded around 2:23 a.m. on February 27 to Interstate 294 at mile marker 52.5 […]

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Police witness driver who caused head-on crash drinking tequila following crash in Deerfield

Prosecutors say officers witnessed a driver, who has four prior driving under the influence arrests, drinking tequila at the scene after he crashed head-on into another car in Deerfield. Frutuoso Ocampo-Carranza, 48, of Northbrook, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a revoked or suspended license […]

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Driver arrested after allegedly hitting and injuring pedestrian with car, fleeing scene in Riverwoods

A 70-year-old man has been charged after authorities say he struck a pedestrian with his car, leaving him injured, and fled the scene in Riverwoods. The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and Riverwoods Police Department responded around 10:08 a.m. on September 14 to Riverwoods Road and Portwin Road in Riverwoods. Riverwoods Police Chief Bruce Dayno said […]

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Husband dies days after motorcycle crash involving car that also killed his wife near Wauconda

A 69-year-old man died Saturday days after he suffered critical injuries in a motorcycle crash involving a car that also left his wife dead near Wauconda, officials said. The Wauconda Fire District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Route 12 and Lake Shore Drive in unincorporated Wauconda […]

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Prisoner who escaped police near Deerfield, carjacked 2 motorists attempts 2nd escape in Wisconsin

A video captured the moment a prisoner who escaped from police near Deerfield and was taken into custody following a high-speed chase trying to escape from custody a second time in Wisconsin. Wesley R. Anderson, 42, of Genoa City, Wisconsin, was being transported by two Park Ridge police officers to the Lake County Jail around […]

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Coroner identifies wife killed in motorcycle crash that left husband critically injured near Wauconda

Authorities have released the identity of a 63-year-old woman who died after a motorcycle slammed into a stopped car and rolled over, leaving her husband critically injured, near Wauconda. An autopsy performed Wednesday showed that Laura Siano, 63, of Northbrook, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to Lake […]

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Woman dies, man critically injured after being ejected from motorcycle that crashed into car near Wauconda

A woman is dead and a man is in critical condition after their motorcycle slammed into a stopped car and rolled over on Route 12 near Wauconda Tuesday afternoon. The Wauconda Fire District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Route 12 and Lake Shore Drive in unincorporated […]