A Waukegan man was charged Wednesday for allegedly broadcasting racist messages over the Lake County Sheriff’s jail radio communications system.
An attorney is filing a motion seeking any information, including investigative or police reports, on the possibility that a corrections officer in the courthouse may have had improper conversations with jurors or witnesses.
Thomas Chmura, 57, is charged with four counts of child abduction, related to his alleged offering of rides to a number of girls whose ages ranged from 11 to 14 in April.
Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.
Two men were killed in separate homicides Saturday night in Lake County.
Authorities in Lake County, Ind., on Tuesday showed off about three quarters of a million dollars worth of drugs seized in undercover operations in the past week, and six handguns and two rifles that allegedly were purchased by a Gary mother for her gang-member sons.
A bank in north suburban Third Lake was robbed Thursday morning by a suspect who appeared to be wearing a motorcycle helmet.
Health officials in Lake County are warning residents about a tiny insect creating a big health scare.
Health officials investigating the cases have been unable to track the illness to any particular food source, said Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold.
The legislation, approved by the governor on Monday, would strip the elected county clerk of oversight of Lake County elections, and hand those duties over to a five-member commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.
Home visits for inmates? That’s right, in Lake County, IL. Home visits, with a caveat, via the Internet.
The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would strip the Lake County Clerk’s office of the power to supervise local elections, and hand it over to a new commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.
Get an inside look at what it takes to be a clinic coordinator for a public health department.
A north suburban sheriff’s deputy is free on bond after being charged with obstruction of justice and soliciting a sexual act.
Firefighters from several fire departments are battling the extra-alarm fire in a large home in a sub-division at Wadsworth Road and Oak Crest Lane.
The American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.
The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
As wet as it has been in the Chicago area, Lake County Emergency Management Coordinator Kent McKenzie said it has been drier than anticipated in Wisconsin, where both rivers originate.
The latest round of storms, and those of the past few weeks, are prompting flood warnings.
One of the hassles of riding the bus is the dash to get to the corner, several blocks away, to catch it.