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Officer fires shot at suspect who pointed crossbow at officers following high-speed pursuit, standoff in Antioch

An officer fired a shot at a suspect who pointed a high-powered crossbow at officers following a high-speed chase from Waukegan that ended in a standoff in Antioch. The Waukegan Police Department initiated a police pursuit around 10:30 p.m. Sunday that began heading toward Antioch. The pursuit involved an armed subject, who was later identified […]

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Judge denies pre-trial release for armed robbery suspect charged with leading police on hour-long pursuit that ended in Gurnee

A judge has denied pre-trial release for a man accused of committing an armed robbery before leading police on an hour-long pursuit on Interstate 94 through Lake County that ended in Gurnee. Norbert Thigpen, 36, of Burbank, allegedly robbed a CVS store near 87th Street and Cicero Avenue in Chicago around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according […]

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Video captures armed robbery suspect leading dozens of officers on high-speed chase on I-94 through Lake County

Newly released video captured part of an hour-long police pursuit of an armed robbery suspect that led over two dozen police cars on a chase on Interstate 94 that ended in Gurnee. Norbert Thigpen, 36, of Burbank, was wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred around 5:30 p.m. Saturday at a CVS store […]

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19-year-old man found with loaded gun after leading police on high-speed pursuit in North Chicago

A man was arrested and found with a loaded gun after he led officers on a high-speed pursuit that ended in North Chicago over the weekend, prosecutors said. Julian Ruiz-Casillas, 18, of Park City, was charged with three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated fleeing to elude and three counts of disregarding […]

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Algonquin man arrested after finding out he was wanted, leading police on high-speed pursuit in DuPage County

An Algonquin man was arrested after prosecutors say he led officers on a high-speed chase in DuPage County after finding out he was wanted early Saturday morning. Germaine Sharpe, 48, of Algonquin, was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance. A West Chicago police officer conducted a […]

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Video shows high-speed pursuit of carjacked vehicle resulting in arrest of 2 Waukegan boys, 3rd suspect

Two Waukegan teens and a third juvenile were arrested after they led police in Wisconsin on a “dangerous” high-speed pursuit in a carjacked vehicle, which was captured on video. The Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Police Department said they located a vehicle on July 22 that was taken in an armed carjacking in Palatine. Officers attempted to […]