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Getaway driver sentenced to 13 years in prison for gas station robbery, shooting that left clerk injured in Marengo

A getaway driver charged in connection with the shooting, beating and robbery of a gas station clerk in Marengo has been sentenced by a judge to 13 years in prison. Gregory Garner Jr., 29, of Chicago, was charged in September 2021 with armed robbery, armed violence, aggravated battery by discharge of a firearm, burglary and […]

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Coroner identifies suspect fatally shot by police after attacking family members with sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach

The coroner has identified a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot by police after he attacked and injured two female family members with a sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Brandon Berry, 22, of Round Lake Beach, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer […]

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Officers fatally shoot man who attacked, injured family members with sledgehammer in Round Lake Beach

Officers fatally shot a man after he attacked and injured two women with a sledgehammer and then advanced at a responding officer in Round Lake Beach. The Round Lake Beach Police Department and Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to the 2000 block of Redwood Drive in Round Lake Beach […]

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Authorities release identity of man fatally shot after lunging at sheriff’s deputy with meat cleaver near Round Lake

Authorities have released the identity of a man who was shot multiple times and died after he reportedly lunged at a sheriff’s deputy while armed with a meat cleaver in Round Lake. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Yong Lin, 46, of Round Lake, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County […]

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Man armed with meat cleaver fatally shot after lunging at sheriff’s deputy near Round Lake

An injured man armed with a meat cleaver died after he allegedly lunged at a sheriff’s deputy who was trying to provide medical aid to him near Round Lake Wednesday. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to the 34200 block of North Barberry Court in unincorporated Round Lake. Lake County Sheriff’s […]

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12 months of periodic imprisonment for man convicted in accidental shooting that left patron wounded at Waukegan restaurant

A man has been sentenced to 12 months of periodic imprisonment after pleading guilty to recklessly discharging a gun inside a restaurant, leaving a patron shot, in Waukegan last year. Ruben Perez-Gomez, 38, of Waukegan, was charged in July 2022 with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, and aggravated unlawful use of […]