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Student arrested after attacking staff member, trying to enter bus yard in Round Lake remains in secure custody

Police say a student remains held in secure custody after he became upset about being expelled and attacked a staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting a search this week. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 Superintendent Donn Mendoza said the incident occurred after a board of education meeting Tuesday evening. A student hit […]

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Student arrested after battering staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting closure at area schools

Police say they have arrested a student after he became upset about being expelled and battered a staff member at Round Lake High School, prompting the closure of area schools. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 Superintendent Donn Mendoza said the incident occurred after a board of education meeting Tuesday evening. A student hit a […]

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‘High risk’ incident involving student prompts officials to close all Round Lake area schools Thursday

School officials issued an emergency closure for all Round Lake District 116 schools Thursday due to a “high risk” incident involving a high school student. The Round Lake Area Schools District 116, which has schools in Round Lake, Round Lake Heights, Round Lake Beach and Round Lake Park, sent an email to parents Wednesday evening […]

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Man allegedly called officer n-word after being arrested for driving under influence in Round Lake Beach

A Round Lake Park man charged with driving under the influence for the third time allegedly called an officer the n-word after being arrested in Round Lake Beach, prosecutors said. Robert Myers, 37, of Round Lake Park, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax locates 3 children who went missing from Round Lake Park

Authorities say Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax tracked down and located three children who went missing for several hours from Round Lake Park Sunday. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that Dax had a busy holiday weekend. Dax and his handler Deputy John Forlenza were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. Sunday to search for multiple […]

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Child injured after being struck by vehicle while riding bicycle in Round Lake Park

Police say a juvenile was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while the child was riding their bicycle in a neighborhood in Round Lake Park. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District, McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Antioch Fire Department and Round Lake Park Police Department responded around 9:50 a.m. Tuesday to the 300 […]