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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 […]

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Officials say more than half-dozen cars nearly struck fire trucks at scene of crash in Lake Barrington

Fire officials are urging the public to pay attention after drivers nearly struck fire apparatus six different times at the scene of a crash in Lake Barrington on Monday. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at Route 22 and Kelsey Road in Lake Barrington […]

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Firefighters extricate 81-year-old man trapped inside rolled over vehicle near Hebron

An 81-year-old man was hospitalized after firefighters had to extricate him from his vehicle following a two-vehicle rollover crash near Hebron on Sunday. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the intersection of Route 47 and O’Brien Road in unincorporated Hebron for a vehicle crash with […]

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Driver hospitalized after Lake County municipal truck crashes into business in Libertyville

A Lake County Facilities Operations employee was injured after crashing his work truck all the way into a car repair business in Libertyville Wednesday afternoon. The Libertyville Police Department and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 12:17 p.m. Wednesday to the AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care, 1406 North Milwaukee Avenue. Libertyville Police Department Lt. Matt […]