A Lake County Sheriff’s detective escaped his unmarked squad car before it was struck by a Metra train Monday night after getting stuck in the snow.
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.
“When you would see Mia with friends, you could never tell her who best friend was because she was friends with everybody,” her 3rd grade teacher Regina Biefieldt said.
A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake, in north suburban Ingleside.
The two-car crash happened at 2:47 p.m. Saturday at Route 83 and Millstone Drive, north of Hook Drive at the Sweet Water Mill Mall.
None of the three big winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot were from the Chicago area, but there was at least one big prize in the far northern suburbs.
The principal and assistant principal of a north suburban middle school subjected a 13-year-old boy to a strip search — visible to anyone outside the conference room they were in — because they suspected he had marijuana, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the boy’s mother.
A Round Lake teenager saved Mothers Day for her neighbors, when she saved the lives of a woman and her toddler from their burning home Saturday night.
Six horses — including the grandson of legendary Triple Crown Winner Secretariat — were killed in a stable fire over the weekend in Round Lake.
Two friends who suffered burns are recovering at a hospital after pipe bombs they were making exploded in their faces Saturday night.