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Arrest warrants issued for 2 men who both fired shots into occupied vehicle at Wadsworth gas station

Police are seeking information in locating two “armed and extremely dangerous” offenders who both opened fire on an occupied car at a gas station in Wadsworth. The shooting occurred during the early morning hours of March 6 in the 41400 block of North Green Bay Road in Wadsworth. Lake County Sheriff’s Office detectives have since […]

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Attempted murder suspect who escaped from Lake County corrections officers taken into custody

An attempted murder suspect who was caught on surveillance footage running out of a Lake County correctional center in Waukegan in September has been taken into custody. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Deontae Wade, 26, of the 2600 block of Horeb Avenue in Zion, was on electronic monitoring for a domestic battery case and […]

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Coroner confirms body found at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion was missing Highwood man

The coroner’s office has confirmed that the body found last week at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion was the 22-year-old Highwood man who went missing last month. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said his deputies responded to a call around 8:55 a.m. February 11 at 21st Street and Burnett Avenue […]

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Body found at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where missing Highwood man’s car was located

Authorities say the body of an adult male was found Friday at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where a missing Highwood man’s car was recently found. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said his deputies responded to a call around 8:55 a.m. Friday at 21st Street and Burnett Avenue in […]

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Suspects fire shots during Pleasant Prairie carjacking, train later strikes their stolen vehicle near Zion

Police arrested one suspect and are searching for another after they fired shots during a carjacking in Pleasant Prairie and then had their stolen vehicle struck by a train near Zion. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 4 a.m. Thursday for a report of a train that struck a vehicle on the […]