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Sheriff’s deputies arrest armed man who took woman’s vehicle, leading to 2-hour standoff in Zion

Sheriff’s deputies successfully deescalated a two-hour standoff with an armed man in Zion after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman and took her car near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 18600 block of West Wright Road in unincorporated Grayslake for a report of an aggravated […]

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Standoff at Algonquin hotel ends after SWAT team deploys tear gas to take wanted man into custody

A wanted Chicago man was taken into custody following a nearly ten-hour-long standoff in Algonquin that ended after a SWAT team tear-gassed the man. The incident began around 10:53 a.m. Wednesday after the Algonquin Police Department was called to the Holiday Inn Express, 2595 Bunker Hill Drive in Algonquin, for a report of suspicious activity. […]

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Charges filed against man who threatened to blow up apartment building in North Chicago

Charges have been filed against a man who planned to commit “suicide by cop” and threatened to blow up an apartment building during an eviction earlier this month in North Chicago. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division arrived at an apartment in the 1700 block of Sheridan Road in North Chicago around 10 […]

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SWAT team called after armed man threatens to blow up apartment building in North Chicago

A SWAT team and the bomb squad were called to a North Chicago apartment Monday after an armed man threatened police with explosives during an attempted eviction. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division arrived at an apartment in the 1700 block of Sheridan Road in North Chicago around 10 a.m. Monday. Lake County […]

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Woman told police “shoot me” after hitting, dragging girlfriend with car, seriously injuring her near Grayslake

Sheriff’s deputies de-escalated a standoff with a woman who told deputies to “shoot me” after she hit and dragged her girlfriend with a car, causing serious injuries to the victim near Grayslake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:40 p.m. Thursday to Route 45 and Gages Lake Road in Gages Lake for multiple 911 […]