School bus (CBS)

Grayslake Teachers Asked To Take Pay Freeze

Teachers in Community Consolidated School District 46 in far north suburban Grayslake are being asked to take a pay freeze.


Animal Shelter

Former Chicago Family To Be Reunited With Lost Dog After 2 1/2 Years

Two weeks after a Siberian Husky was reunited with her owner in McHenry County, five years after the dog disappeared, a former Chicago family’s 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, lost for 2 ½ years, has been found in north suburban Grayslake.

WBBM Newsradio–10/17/2012

Grayslake Home Invasion

3 Suspects Held In Grayslake Home Invasion

Police have arrested three suspects, but are still searching for one more, in a home invasion and robbery in Grayslake overnight.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

Plastic Bag (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Vetoes Plastic Bag Recycling Bill

Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed a bill Sunday that would have required plastic bag manufacturers to set up collection and recycling programs, calling it a “roadblock” for local communities to make their own choices.


Chase Bank

Veteran: Bank Giving Me Run-Around On Home Loan Program

A disabled veteran from Grayslake is trying to take advantage of a state loan program for veterans to buy a home – but he says he’s getting the run-around.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012


17-Year-Old Boy Dies In North Suburban Crash

A 17-year-old boy died after the SUV he was driving left the road, striking a telephone pole and tree in north suburban Grayslake early Sunday.


Water generic

Police Search For Missing Man In Far North Suburban Lake

Police are searching for a man who disappeared after hopping off a pontoon boat to go swimming in Gages Lake in the far north suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

(Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Free Medical Screenings Coming To Lake County Fairgrounds In Grayslake

What is being called a mission of mercy is coming to the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake starting Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2012

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

Grayslake Police Chief Suspended After DUI Arrest

Grayslake’s police chief has been stripped of his duties while he deals with a drunk driving arrest.


Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

No Action Yet Against Grayslake Police Chief After DUI Arrest

The Grayslake Village Board met in closed session Thursday night, presumably to discuss the drunk driving arrest of Police Chief Matt McCutcheon.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon has been charged with drunk driving after a crash in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Credit: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office)

North Suburban Police Chief Cited For DUI After Crash

Grayslake Police Chief Matt McCutcheon was in an accident in Kenosha County last Friday and was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and being armed while intoxicated.


Country Squire Restaurant

Grayslake’s Country Squire Restaurant Closes

A long-time culinary favorite in the northern suburbs has shut its doors for good.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Graffiti Artist

Grayslake Bans Spray Paint For Those Under 18

The suburb of Grayslake is restricting the sales of spray paint and wide-tipped markers to try to stop graffiti.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Charles Best (left); Sherry Best, charged in connection with the death of their sister-in-law, Melissa Best.

Brother-In-Law Admits To Role In Concealing Woman’s Fatal OD

A man from Round Lake Park, charged with concealing his sister-in-law’s homicide, has admitted to his role in the crime and agreed to testify against his wife.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Bus Carrying Team To High School Volleyball Game Crashes

A small bus filled with the Libertyville High School volleyball players on their way to a game collided with a pickup in Grayslake Saturday morning, leaving eleven girls hospitalized.


(AP File Photo)

Two Boats Capsize In High Winds In Lake County

With high winds moving into the Chicago area Thursday evening, Lake County Sheriff’s police have reported two boats capsizing on two different lakes.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

The animals at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake have been holding up remarkably well after the shelter has gone without power for two days because of the storm on July 11, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Grayslake Animal Shelter Still Has No Power

When the power went out on Monday, 250 animals and volunteers were left in the dark, without air conditioning, refrigeration and water.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Taylor Mae Stinchcomb and her dog.  (Credit: CBS)

Girl, 15, Ticketed For Crash That Killed Friend, Dog

A traffic ticket has been issued against a 15-year-old girl, who was driving in a crash last week that killed her friend and a sick dog.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

Taylor Mae Stinchcomb and her dog.  (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Services Set For Girl Who Died In Crash With Sick Dog

Funeral services will be Saturday for Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, the 15-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic crash near Grayslake, which also took the life of her sick dog.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Taylor Mae Stinchcomb and her dog.  (Credit: CBS)

Distraught Girl, Sick Dog Killed In Crash Near Grayslake

A 15-year-old girl is dead following a crash near Grayslake, in which she asked a friend to take the wheel because she was too upset that her dog was going to be euthanized. The dog also died in the crash.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011