Lake County Sheriff’s Office

(Credit: CBS)

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Crash With Garbage Truck

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.

03/06/2014

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School On Great Lakes Naval Base Almost Doesn’t Open Over Security Dispute

n elementary school on the Great Lakes Naval Base almost didn’t open for the first day of school this week.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2012

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested for trespassing and property damage, after a dispute with her neighbor in Lake Villa. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Police Release 911 Call From Sen. Suzi Schmidt’s Dispute With Neighbor

Officials have released recordings of a 911 call that triggered criminal charges and the arrest of State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa).

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Robert Newberry

Waukegan Man Held After Turning Eviction Into Police Standoff

A Waukegan man has landed in jail after turning a routine eviction into a tense police standoff.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

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Indiana Cops Admit To Buying Automatic Guns Illegitimately

Two former Lake County, Ind., Sheriff’s officers appeared in federal court in Hammond Tuesday, pleading guilty to gun trafficking and tax evasion charges.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011