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2 juveniles charged, released after police pursuit of car possibly connected to shooting ends in Lake Bluff

Two juveniles were charged and released after a stolen vehicle, possibly involved in a Waukegan shooting, led officers on a high-speed chase that ended at a Lake Bluff golf course. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Scott Chastain […]

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Vehicle with 2 young child passengers goes airborne during police pursuit in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a vehicle, which had two children passengers inside, went airborne during a police pursuit in Waukegan that ended with the suspect driver abandoning the children to flee on foot. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Vukovich said officers were on patrol around 10:35 a.m. on May 1 near Massena Avenue and Chestnut Street […]

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2 arrested after Crystal Lake police pursuit that led to discovery of $125,000 in cocaine

Two suspects were arrested after a police pursuit through Crystal Lake that resulted in deputies finding approximately five kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated $125,000. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop around 1 p.m. Tuesday. The stop was on a vehicle driven by Carlos J. Cartagena, 33, of Chicago, near […]

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2 suspects charged after shooting at gas station in Waukegan leads to high-speed pursuit through Lake County

Two men have been charged after prosecutors say one of them opened fire at a gas station in Waukegan and then led multiple police agencies on a high-speed 30-minute pursuit through Lake County. The Waukegan Police Department issued a regional radio broadcast to area police departments around 3:50 a.m. Friday. The alert said a brown […]

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Grayslake woman arrested after being pursued by deputies while driving ‘well over’ 110 mph with child in car

Authorities in Indiana say deputies pursued a Grayslake woman who was traveling “well over” 110 mph with a young child in her car while she was intoxicated. An officer with the Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department was traveling northbound on Interstate 65 from Route 30 around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Traffic stopped due to a fatal […]

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2 juveniles in custody after shooting in Waukegan leads to 30-minute police pursuit in Lake County

Two juveniles were arrested after authorities say a shooting occurred in Waukegan and the suspects led sheriff’s deputies on a 30-minute pursuit through several Lake County towns. The Waukegan Police Department issued a regional radio broadcast to area police departments around 3:50 a.m. Friday. The alert said a Kia Soul fled from a shooting at […]

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State’s attorney astonished after appeals court rules that defendant in high-speed Spring Grove police chase is not flight risk

The state’s attorney appeared astonished after an appeals court ordered a man, who they said is not a flight risk, released from jail after the man led officers on a police pursuit in Spring Grove. Spring Grove police officers attempted to stop a GMC Sierra pickup truck around 1:10 p.m. on April 10, 2023, on […]