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Alleged drunk driver with 1-year-old in her car flees after crashing into another vehicle in Beach Park

A woman allegedly driving drunk with a 1-year-old in her backseat crashed into another vehicle, leaving the toddler injured on Saturday in Beach Park, police said. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy on patrol spotted a head-on crash that had just occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli. […]

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Authorities identify 63-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in unincorporated Lake County

The coroner’s office has released the identity of a 63-year-old Gurnee man who died in a motorcycle crash in Old Mill Creek last month. An autopsy showed Michael P. Presti, 63, of Gurnee, died on August 22 from numerous blunt force trauma injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper. The Lake County Sheriff’s […]

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1 year in prison for oldest member of 5 teens charged in connection with Old Mill Creek shooting

An 18-year-old Chicago woman, the oldest of the five teens charged after their accomplice was fatally shot in Old Mill Creek, was sentenced to one year in prison on Tuesday. Diamond Davis, 18, of Chicago, pleaded guilty in September to felony conspiracy to commit burglary and misdemeanor criminal trespass to a motor vehicle in Lake […]

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Oldest member of 5 teens charged in Old Mill Creek shooting pleads guilty to lesser charges

The oldest of the five Chicago teens, who were initially charged with murder during a car theft gone wrong in Old Mill Creek, pleaded guilty to reduced charges Thursday morning. Diamond Davis, 18, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit burglary and misdemeanor criminal trespass to a motor vehicle in Lake County Circuit […]

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Prosecutors drop murder charges against 5 teens in Old Mill Creek shooting

Prosecutors have dropped murder charges against the five teens charged in connection with the fatal shooting of their 14-year-old accomplice during an attempted car theft in unincorporated Lake County in August. “An agreement has been accepted between my office and defense attorneys for the five offenders involved in the August 13 Old Mill Creek crime […]