Lake County

Text For Help System Aimed At Teens Expanding In Lake CountyThe organization LEAD started its text-a-tip program a year and a half ago in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff, after a series of teenage suicides. Now it is expanding to all of Lake County.
Lake County Receives Donation Of Heroin Antidote NaloxoneThe Evzio devices provide voice instructions for how to administer a dose of naloxone to someone who has overdosed on heroin.
Test Results In Fox Lake Officer's Death Leave All Theories On Table: Lake County PoliceLake County investigators have received reports on tests for gunshot residue and ballistics in the case of slain Fox Lake officer Charles Joseph Gliniewicz and the results “do not support or exclude any specific theory in this investigation,” the Sun-Times is reporting.
Cleanup Underway After Storms Bring Flooding, TornadoSevere weather left its mark on the Chicago area Friday night, from flooding to a tornado that touched down in southwest suburban Frankfort, and efforts to clean up and recuperate from the damage continued Saturday morning.
Monday Court Hearing Looms For Daycare Death CaseMelissa Calusinki was found guilty of the murder of a preschooler and sentenced to 31 years in prison. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Eight Years Later, Remains Found In Gary Garage Identified As Wisconsin TeenFor eight years, the burned remains of a teenaged girl found in a garage in Gary were identified only as the “Lake County Jane Doe.” Now, a sibling has solved the case for police, reports Mike Krauser.
Retired Chicago Cop Charged With Threatening Coroner, Investigators In Fox Lake Cop Shooting CaseA retired Chicago police officer and Oak Lawn resident has been charged with making threatening phone calls to officials investigating the death of Fox Lake Lieutenant Joseph Gliniewicz, according to the Lake County Sheriff.
Lake County Authorities Blast Coroner For Talking About Officer's Death Amid InvestigationThomas Rudd told WBBM earlier this week Gliniewicz, 52, died of a single gunshot wound and died “fairly quickly.” His office has not ruled out the possibility of suicide or accident, pending further forensic test results.
Police Arrest Three Men Following Reported Pistol-Whipping At Wedding
Best Places For Bird Watching Near ChicagoIf you want to spend the afternoon watching for birds, then you're in luck. Grab your binoculars and check out these locations for birding in and around Chicago.
Police Resume Search For Suspects In Murder Of Fox Lake OfficerPolice have suspended their active search for three suspects in the killing a Fox Lake police lieutenant known to many in the community as “G.I. Joe.,” but the investigation continues.
Lake County Health Officials Sending Out Questionnaires To Evaluate Health Of Residents Lake County health officials are reaching out to thousands of households in the northern suburbs in order to piece together a profile of the community's health, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.