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Walmart in Waukegan evacuated, temporarily closed after arson fire inside store

An investigation is underway after company officials said a fire was intentionally set inside the Walmart in Waukegan Sunday evening, forcing the store to temporarily close. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 10:30 p.m. Sunday to the Walmart, 3900 Fountain Square Place in Waukegan, for a report of a structure fire. […]

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2 children among 4 hospitalized after crash in parking lot of Gurnee Walmart leaves 1 trapped

Two children were among four hospitalized after a car crashed into multiple other parked cars, trapping a man, at Walmart in Gurnee Saturday afternoon. The Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to Walmart, 6590 Grand Avenue, for a report of a vehicle crash. Gurnee Fire Department Battalion Chief Bob […]

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Woman charged with leaving her infant and toddler unattended inside car in Algonquin

A Crystal Lake mother was arrested after she allegedly left her infant and toddler both unattended in a car at Walmart in Algonquin. The incident happened on August 16 at the Walmart Supercenter, 1410 South Randall Road in Algonquin. A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court said a 7-month-old girl and a 2-year-old […]

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Police investigating after man found dead inside car in Walmart parking lot in Johnsburg

Authorities said they are investigating after a 45-year-old man was found dead inside of a car in the parking lot of Walmart in Johnsburg on Thursday. The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 10 a.m. Thursday to the Walmart, 3801 Running Brook Farm Boulevard in Johnsburg. Emergency crews received a […]

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22-year-old man dies after being shot during attempted robbery in Walmart parking lot in Waukegan

A 22-year-old man shot multiple times during a robbery attempt in the parking lot of the Walmart in Waukegan last month has died, the coroner’s office said. Emanuel Perez, 22, of Waukegan, died at an area hospital on Tuesday from complications of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Waukegan Deputy Police […]