Lake County State’s Attorney

Melissa Calusinski Case Front And Center In Lake County State's Attorney RaceLake County's top cop, Sheriff Mark Curran will run against the county's top lawyer, State's Attorney Mike Nerheim in a legal showdown that has heads spinning.
No Charges Against Zion Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Justus HowellLake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month.
Lake County Coroner Wants Calusinski Murder Case ReopenedAfter “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.
Feds To Investigate Death Of Man Beaten By North Chicago CopsThe U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.
Mayor 'Frustrated' By Investigation Of Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old GirlPolice have cited an 18-year-old woman with the offense of driving while intoxicated in connection with a Labor Day accident in Highland Park that killed a 5-year-old girl.
Prosecutors: Cops 'Acted Reasonably' In Police BeatingLake County prosecutors have decided not to seek criminal charges against North Chicago police officers in connection to the death of a man who was involved in a violent confrontation with police last November.
Ditka’s Son May Have Beaten DUI ChargeIt’s not official yet, but one of the sons of former Bears Coach Mike Ditka appears to have beaten a drunk driving charge.
Prosecutor To Decide On Further Action After Inmate's Tossed ConvictionLake County State's Attorney Michael Waller is expected to meet Monday with his appellate prosecutors to decide whether to pursue any further criminal action against Juan Rivera.
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