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Firefighters, canine teams say final goodbye to Lincolnshire-Riverwoods rescue canine in Johnsburg

Family, firefighters and canine teams said their final goodbye Sunday afternoon in Johnsburg before Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire District Canine Irie was put down following a sudden medical diagnosis. “It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the early medical retirement of our Search and Rescue K9 and our firehouse dog,” the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District […]

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‘Great sadness’: Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire District rescue canine forced to retire early due to kidney failure

A Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire District search and rescue canine, who helped locate many missing people, has been forced to retire and is being put down after experiencing kidney failure. “It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the early medical retirement of our Search and Rescue K9 and our firehouse dog,” the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection […]

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15 establishments in Lake County cited for selling alcohol to minors

15 establishments in Lake County were cited for selling alcohol to minors as a result of a countywide initiative in spring, officials said. The Lake County Underage Drinking and Drug Prevention Task Force said in a statement that police departments in seven Lake County towns participated in alcohol compliance checks. The task force was formed […]

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Charges filed against 5 suspects who led police on chase into Chicago following Lake County gas station burglaries

Five suspects, including one who was out on bond for attempted murder, have been charged with burglarizing gas stations in Lake County and leading police on a pursuit into Chicago. The Riverwoods Police Department received a call of a burglar alarm around 3:06 a.m. Tuesday at the Mobil gas station, located at Deerfield Road and […]

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5 suspects in custody after gas station burglaries overnight in Lincolnshire, Riverwoods

Police arrested five suspects who fled to Chicago after burglarizing gas stations in Lincolnshire and Riverwoods early Tuesday morning. The Riverwoods Police Department received a call of a burglar alarm around 3:06 a.m. Tuesday at the Mobil gas station, located at Deerfield Road and Saunders Road. Riverwoods Police Chief Bruce Dayno said officers arrived and […]