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Driver found illegally possessing gun after allegedly driving nearly 100 mph in Lake County

A woman who was driving nearly 100 mph was arrested after state troopers found her illegally possessing a loaded gun in Lake County, prosecutors said. Tequila S. Burris, 32, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was charged with three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, driving on a suspended license and speeding. Illinois State Police troopers […]

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Man arrested after allegedly driving 130 mph while drunk on Sheridan Road in Beach Park

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a driver after clocking him driving 130 mph on Sheridan Road in Beach Park while under the influence of alcohol, authorities said. A sheriff’s deputy was on patrol around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Sheridan Road and Wadsworth Road in Beach Park. The deputy observed a blue Honda sedan traveling at a high […]

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Sheriff’s deputies catch 2 different drivers speeding over 100 mph in same day in McHenry County

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is urging the public to slow down after sheriff’s deputies caught two different drivers speeding over 100 mph in the same day near Huntley. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said they stopped two drivers back to back on Tuesday who were recklessly speeding. “Reckless speeding is dangerous and puts everyone […]

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Driver arrested after driving nearly 110 mph on Route 41 in North Chicago while under the influence

Authorities say a Waukegan man was arrested after police caught him driving nearly 110 mph on Route 41 in North Chicago while intoxicated. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy spotted a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Latitude traveling at a high rate of speed around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The Jeep was traveling southbound on Route 41 in […]