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Student Brings Loaded Gun To School In Island Lake

A far northwest suburban school was on lockdown for several hours Monday morning, after a middle school student brought a loaded gun to school.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Brandon Stancliff is charged with robbing a bank in Lake County on Dec. 29, 2011, with an accomplice, Lauri Ruble, who allegedly brought her 5-year-old son with her during the robbery. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Two Accused Of Bringing 5-Year-Old On Bank Heist

State child welfare officials said Saturday they are investigating a report that a Lake County woman brought her 5-year-old son with her while she accompanied her boyfriend on a bank robbery.


A 10-year-old boy was killed and his twin brother was critically injured when their car was broadsided by a dump truck (inset) at an intersection in north suburban Lake County on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Fund Set Up For Family In Crash That Killed Boy, Injured Twin

A fund has been set up to benefit the family of a set of 10-year-old twins – one of whom died, the other who is still hospitalized – from a serious accident near Lake Zurich on Monday.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Island Lake Boy’s Drowning Death Ruled Accident

Police have decided not to seek criminal charges in the case of a 2-year-old boy who drowned Sunday night in a lake behind his far northwest suburban home.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

A Man Walks Along The Lake Michigan Shore. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

2-Year-Old Drowns In Suburban Lake

Police in the northern Chicago suburb of Island Lake are investigating the apparent drowning death of a 2-year-old boy.


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Authorities Investigate Drowning Death Of Toddler

A 2-year-old boy rushed to a hospital late Sunday from his northwest suburban home died from drowning, a Monday autopsy revealed.