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15-year-old boy wrongly charged with shooting store clerk in Waukegan says police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for confession

The 15-year-old boy who was wrongly charged with shooting a Dollar General employee in Waukegan said police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for a confession. Martell Williams, 15, was arrested on Wednesday and wrongly charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in connection to a shooting at Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, on […]

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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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Coroner identifies woman killed after crashing stolen vehicle into police car and building in Waukegan

The coroner has identified the woman who died after she crashed a stolen vehicle into a police car and building in Waukegan Thursday morning. An autopsy Friday showed Teresa Williams, 58, of Grayslake, died from blunt force injuries as a result of the crash, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief […]

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Woman killed after stolen vehicle hits police car, crashes into building in Waukegan

A woman driving a stolen vehicle was killed after she hit a police car and drove into a building in Waukegan Thursday morning, police say. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip said a Waukegan police officer driving a fully marked patrol car was traveling westbound on Grand Avenue at Butrick Street in Waukegan at around […]