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Wadsworth man ordered detained in Lake County Jail after firing gun, leading police on high-speed chase in Waukegan

A Wadsworth man has been ordered detained in Lake County jail after firing a gun, fleeing police at high speeds, then hitting a fire hydrant in Waukegan, authorities said. Jayden Coleman, 22, is facing class 4 felony charges of reckless discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and two counts of aggravated […]

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Man accidentally shoots himself while allegedly handling gun in ‘reckless manner’ in Libertyville

Police say a 21-year-old man is facing charges after he accidentally shot himself in the leg while allegedly handling a gun in a “reckless manner” in Libertyville. The Libertyville Fire Department and Libertyville Police Department responded around 3:57 p.m. on December 21 to the 800 block of East Rockland Road in Libertyville. Libertyville Deputy Police […]

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U.S. Navy member arrested after admitting to officers he fired gun 10 times in backyard of North Chicago home

A U.S. Navy member was arrested after officers responding to a shots fired call in North Chicago approached his home and heard him firing shots, prosecutors said. The North Chicago Police Department received an alert regarding shots fired detected at a residence on December 6. Officers responded to the residence, which is where Kendall W. […]

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Man charged with recklessly firing gun after accidentally shooting himself in Grayslake

A man has pleaded not guilty to charges after prosecutors say he endangered another man when he accidentally shot himself in Grayslake. Jesus Caballero-Carrera, 33, of Round Lake Beach, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony. An arrest warrant was first obtained in April for Caballero-Carrera, who was served with […]

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Public service sentence for man who fired shots after teens mistakenly pulled into his driveway in Long Grove

A Long Grove man has been sentenced to public service for firing shots after two teenagers accidentally pulled into his driveway, mistaking it for their friend’s driveway. Vladan Mihailovic, 56, of Long Grove, was charged in August with two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Man arrested for allegedly firing shots after 2 teens accidentally pulled into wrong driveway in Long Grove

Police say a Long Grove man fired shots after two teenagers accidentally pulled into his driveway while trying to find one of their friend’s homes in Long Grove. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:50 p.m. Tuesday to the 1800 block of Pheasant Run in Long Grove for a report of shots fired. Sheriff’s […]

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Man arrested for accidentally discharging his rifle in occupied apartment building in Johnsburg

A 28-year-old man was arrested after he claimed to have accidentally discharged his rifle in an apartment building in Johnsburg, police said. Michael A. Kathan, 28, of the 2900 block of North Richmond Road in Johnsburg, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County […]