Lake Villa

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Man Found After Vanishing While Trying To Find His Dog

All’s well that ends well for a far north suburban man and his dog.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2012

Home security video captured an arson suspect in Lake Villa. (Credit: Lake Villa Police Department)

Surveillance Video Captures Lake Villa Arson Suspect; Police Seeking Public’s Help

Authorities in Lake Villa have released surveillance photos in hopes of solving an arson.


Computer Keyboard And Mouse (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Indiana Man Accused In Child Porn Case

Lake County Sheriff’s Office investigators have charged a 47-year-old Gages Lake man with several felony counts of child pornography and child exploitation.


Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

North Suburban Man Charged With Beating Infant

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (STMW) – A 21-year-old north suburban Park City man was arrested for allegedly beating his 22-day-old infant son. The baby was brought into the emergency room of the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital facility […]


Lotto Sign (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Lucky Lake Villa Man One In A Million

Sometimes Kenny Perry had an itch that had to be scratched — as in a lottery scratch-off ticket. On Friday, he was presented with a giant million-dollar lottery check.


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Boy Scout Honored For Helping Put Out Fire In Round Lake Beach

A Round Lake Beach teen has been honored for his quick thinking when a fire broke out in his neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt Won’t Step Down, Will Run Again

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) acknowledged on Wednesday that it was “inappropriate” for her to request special treatment when she called 911 last Christmas during a marital dispute, but said she is not stepping down as many had expected.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt

911 Tapes Released In Domestic Disputes At Lawmaker’s Home

Biting, scratching, swinging punches – descriptions of reported violence on the home of an Illinois lawmaker. They center around Illinois State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) and her husband, Robert.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt

Second Domestic Battery Call At Home Of State Senator

A call of a domestic battery at the north suburban home of State Sen. Suzanne “Suzi” Schmidt and her husband prompted a visit from Lake County Sheriff’s police for the second time in about six weeks.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt

Quarrel Brings Police To State Senator’s Home

Police came to the home of north suburban Illinois State Sen. Suzanne “Suzi” Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) this week, during an argument she was having with her husband.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Power Outage

ComEd Plans To Have All Power Restored By Day’s End

ComEd is stepping up its timeline for restoring electricity from the storm at the beginning of the week, with plans to get the lights back on for every customer later today.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

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Parents In Lake Villa Warned Of Suspicious White Van

North suburban police are keeping an eye out for a white van that has triggered warnings to parents of school-age children.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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Suburb Closes Its Parks Department

Lake Villa’s Parks and Recreation Department is officially closed, with a public ceremony recognizing the efforts of former Director Greta Berna and the parks and recreation committee sealing the deal.