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Teenager dies after being partially ejected from car during rollover crash near Wauconda

An 18-year-old man was killed after he was partially ejected from his car when he lost control of the vehicle and rolled it over near Wauconda Wednesday evening. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Wauconda Fire District responded around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday to the 29300 block of North Callahan Road in unincorporated Wauconda for a […]

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Driver critically injured after being ejected from motorcycle during crash near Wauconda

A 37-year-old man was hospitalized with critical injuries after he was thrown from his motorcycle when he drove off the roadway near Wauconda Tuesday evening. The Wauconda Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Darrell Road and West Neville Road in unincorporated Wauconda. Lake County […]

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Police searching for 69-year-old man who went missing from Wauconda and is considered endangered

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 69-year-old man from Wauconda who has been missing for over two weeks and is considered endangered. The Illinois State Police activated an Endangered Missing Person Advisory on Tuesday. The advisory was issued on behalf of the Wauconda Police Department for 69-year-old Terrence M. Murphy. Murphy […]

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Round Lake man who fatally struck pedestrian with car near Wauconda charged with driving under influence

A Round Lake man who struck and killed an intoxicated pedestrian who was in a roadway near Wauconda has been charged with driving under the influence. Joe Paredes, 31, of the 24300 block of West Tyler Avenue in unincorporated Round Lake, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and operating an uninsured motor […]

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Charity donates bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger

A non-profit organization donated a bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger. The vest was donated by the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Badger’s new vest is embroidered with, “In memory of K9 Kye, Oklahoma City Police Department,” the Wauconda Police Department said. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. was established […]