A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.
Sheriff’s police wanted access to the property to use radar and cadaver-smelling dogs before potentially digging at the site. But a prosecutor determined a search warrant did not pass legal muster to present to a judge.
Lake 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.
Explosions and heavy flames rocked the skies in North Chicago overnight.
The Lake County Coroner’s office says police blows and a Taser shock are to blame in part for the death of a man who was involved in a confrontation with North Chicago police last November.
North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.
It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.
Paul Smith, the man who is seen being roughly treated by a North Chicago police officer in surveillance video, is speaking out for the first time.
Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.
After just six days, the man who was appointed interim police chief in North Chicago has decided he doesn’t want the job.
A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.
The accusations come after Darrin Hanna died in an encounter with North Chicago police in November. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
The family of a man who died of injuries suffered last month during his arrest by North Chicago Police Tuesday filed a federal civil rights suit against the suburb and six of the officers involved in the arrest.
The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.
Dogs in the North Chicago pound were discovered neglected and unattended on Thursday according to Waukegan municipal animal workers, who declined to speak about the incident to the Lake County News-Sun.
A shuttered barbecue take-out place in North Chicago was rammed by a car and stripped of its metal components, in what police say might be two separate crimes.
Abbott Laboratories is splitting in two.
A school district in Lake County had to reach halfway around the world in its search for new bilingual teachers.
A four-alarm fire that destroyed half of the old Knights Inn motel Monday morning in North Chicago is suspected to be arson.
A Lake County woman cannot believe she lost her car and had to pay to get it out of the pound, all because of loud music.
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