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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 […]

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2 men shot, leaving 1 seriously injured at parking lot of Waukegan Walmart

Police are investigating after two men in their 20s were shot, leaving one with serious injuries, at the parking lot of Walmart in Waukegan Saturday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 1:30 p.m. to the Walmart Supercenter, 3900 Fountain Square Place, for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and […]

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‘An absolute blast’: Lake County Sheriff’s Office hosts ‘Shop with a Sheriff’ in Round Lake Beach

Dozens of Lake County Sheriff’s Office employees attended ‘Shop with a Sheriff’ last week where nearly 100 Lake County children were able to shop for holiday gifts. The event took place on December 16 at the Round Lake Beach Walmart. The event was attended by Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg, dozens of correctional officers, deputies, […]

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Store evacuated following unfounded bomb threat at Walmart in Antioch

The Walmart in Antioch was evacuated Thursday morning following a bomb threat, but no explosives devices were found, police said. The Antioch Police Department responded around 7:30 a.m. Thursday to the Walmart, 475 East Route 173, for a report of a bomb threat. Antioch Police Department Detective Sergeant Charles Smith told Lake and McHenry County […]