Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich H.S. Holds Special Commencement For Student Who Was Sick On Graduation Day

Almost 500 seniors graduated from Lake Zurich High School this year. One student who planned to go through graduation on May 31, Erin Adams, could not, as it turned out.

06/10/2015

David P. Wheelock (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Lake Zurich Fire Chief Charged With Domestic Battery

David P. Wheelock, 54, allegedly pushed his wife and threatened her, authorities said.

05/07/2015

The Duke Blue Devils celebrate as their mascot runs on the floor after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Duke defeated Wisconsin 68-63. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Lake Zurich Boy Finishes On Top Of NCAA Bracket Challenge, But Won’t Get Big Prize

When Duke defeated Wisconsin for the NCAA basketball title, a 12-year-old boy from Lake Zurich ended up tied for the best bracket on ESPN.

04/07/2015

Sam Holtz did some excellent bracket-building this year. (CBS)

Northwest Suburban Boy Creates Near-Perfect Bracket

All Sam Holtz of Lake Zurich needed was a Duke win. He got it.

04/06/2015

A homeless person (CBS)

Lake County Group Gearing Up To Fight Homeless Plan

A group of Lake County residents has formed a community organization, and begun pooling money, to fight a plan to move chronically homeless people suffering from mental illnesses to a residential neighborhood near Lake Zurich.

01/29/2015

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Lake Zurich Schools Placed On Lock Down After Weapons Report

Reports that a student may have brought weapons to a school in Lake Zurich prompted officials to place two campuses on lock down on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

Here are the gold coins someone dropped in a Salvation Army kettle outside a northwest suburban Wal-Mart. (Salvation Army)

Gold Coins Worth More Than $5,000 Dropped In Salvation Army Kettle

A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle outside a Wal-Mart in Lake Zurich.

12/05/2013

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

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.

10/29/2013

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Professional Sector Jobs Increased 2.9% Year Over Year In Chicago

Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.

05/13/2013

Lake Zurich Fire & Rescue Captain Terry Johnson (Credit: CBS)

Two Kids Rescued From Ice Shelf In Lake Zurich

A close call Wednesday night for several kids walking on the ice in Lake Zurich.

03/27/2013

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Becoming Senior Management In Chicago: A Recruiter’s Advice

Do you have what it takes to be senior management? If so, now is the time to act.

01/28/2013

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Sunday Marks 1 Year Since SUV Hit, Killed Lake Zurich Girl

This coming Sunday marks a painful anniversary in Lake Zurich.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Reward Doubled In Deadly Lake Zurich Hit-And-Run

The amount of reward money has doubled for information about a deadly hit-and-run accident this past summer in Lake Zurich.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

A 10-year-old boy was killed and his twin brother was critically injured when their car was broadsided by a dump truck (inset) at an intersection in north suburban Lake County on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Fund Set Up For Family In Crash That Killed Boy, Injured Twin

A fund has been set up to benefit the family of a set of 10-year-old twins – one of whom died, the other who is still hospitalized – from a serious accident near Lake Zurich on Monday.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Lake Zurich Rallies To Raise Reward In Deadly Hit-And-Run

The Lake Zurich community is rallying around the family of a teenage girl killed in a hit-and-run car accident, by raising funds to help find a suspect in her death.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Van In Lake Zurich Fatal Crash

Lake Zurich Police Increase Reward In Deadly Hit-And-Run

Police in Lake Zurich are desperate for more information involving the hit and run of a teenager girl so the amount of reward money being offered has been increased.

08/20/2011

Ronald Culver taught drama and English at Lake Zurich.

Former Teacher Gets Prison For Molesting Students

A former Lake Zurich High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after admitting to sexually abusing two students.

08/09/2011

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Police Still Searching For Van That Hit, Killed Girl, 18

It has been almost two weeks since the hit-and-run accident that killed an 18-year-old pedestrian in Lake Zurich, and police say they are still searching for the van that left the scene.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

Van In Lake Zurich Fatal Crash

Police Narrow Down Description Of Vehicle In Deadly Lake Zurich Crash

Police in Lake Zurich now have a description of the vehicle involved in a crash that left an 18-year-old girl dead last week.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Family Offering Reward In Lake Zurich Teen’s Death

The family of the Lake Zurich teen who died in a weekend hit-and-run is now offering a reward for information about the driver.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

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