The deputy, part of the canine unit, was in a department SUV that collided with a garbage truck at Wadsworth Road and Metropolitan Avenue about 5:35 a.m.
A north suburban convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday, a crime police say may be related to other robberies in the area.
Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.
A north suburban man and his son are missing near St. Louis, and police have been questioning the man’s wife.
A north suburban man who allegedly tried to abduct four young girls as they walked on the street Wednesday is behind bars on a $1 million bond Thursday after police say he was involved in an accident leaving the area.
Philip Smith will be remembered as a man who could build almost anything.
The head of a north suburban law enforcement agency was defending tactics used in a couple of raids carried out in the last several months.
A man has been arrested in Lake County on charges that he murdered a woman in Georgia and kidnapped another one to make a cross-country dash up north.
A man was killed over the weekend when he was ejected from an SUV and then struck by another vehicle. A second person in the SUV was critically injured when he was also ejected from the vehicle.