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Medical examiner identifies 15-year-old girl who died after being rescued from Lake Michigan near Zion

The medical examiner has released the identity of a 15-year-old girl who died after she was found unresponsive and rescued from Lake Michigan near Zion Friday evening. The Beach Park Fire Department responded around 5:45 p.m. Friday to Illinois Beach State Park, 1 Lake Front Drive in unincorporated Zion, for a report of a water […]

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15-year-old rescued from Lake Michigan near Zion, rushed to hospital in critical condition

A 15-year-old girl was rescued from Lake Michigan near Zion and rushed to the hospital in critical condition Friday evening, officials said. The Beach Park Fire Department responded around 5:45 p.m. Friday to Illinois Beach State Park, 1 Lake Front Drive in unincorporated Zion, for a report of a water rescue. Beach Park Fire Department […]

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Coroner identifies man killed after becoming trapped in car that rolled over into pond in Wauconda

The coroner has released the identity of a man who died after he drove off the roadway and his car rolled over into a retention pond, leaving him trapped inside, in Wauconda. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Joshua Klausing, 38, of Wauconda, preliminarily died as a result of drowning, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit saves lives of 2 teenagers on Lake Michigan near Lake Bluff

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit saved the lives of two teenagers who were in need of rescue on Lake Michigan, just a week after the unit resumed patrols on the lake. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit’s dedicated Lake Michigan Watercraft was on patrol around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Marine unit deputies were […]