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Vehicle fled from police in Richmond minutes before it caused fatal crash on Route 173 in Fox Lake

The vehicle that caused a fatal multiple-vehicle crash on Route 173 in Fox Lake last weekend had fled from police in Richmond minutes before the crash, authorities said. A Richmond police officer observed a red Saturn coupe committing several traffic violations, including lane use, safety zone and turn signal violations, at around 7:45 p.m. June […]

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2 arrested, gun recovered after police pursuit leads to rollover crash in North Chicago

Two men are facing charges after a car led police on a pursuit in North Chicago and the vehicle rolled over, leaving both suspects trapped inside. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Dino Katris said during a bond hearing that officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired license plate registration in […]

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Wanted man leads police on brief pursuit, crashes his car into tree near Harvard

A 40-year-old Wisconsin man, who was wanted on arrest warrants, led police on a brief vehicle pursuit and was later arrested after officers found him when he crashed his car near Harvard. Harvard Police Department Deputy Chief Tyson Bauman said officers attempted to stop a 2012 Chevrolet driven by Salvador Basilio-Andrade last Saturday. Basilio-Andrade, 40, […]

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Grand jury indicts man on attempted murder charge for hitting police officer with car in Lincolnshire

A grand jury has indicted a man on attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly hit a police officer with his vehicle and injured her in Lincolnshire. Michael J. Ockerman, 32, who has no permanent address, was initially charged last month with one count of aggravated battery of a peace officer, a Class 2 […]