Round Lake

Mark Oelerich

Murder Defendant Says Demons, God Controlled Him

Jurors heard graphic details of a fatal head-on crash and allegations of bizarre behavior from the defendant during opening statements Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Mark Oelerich.

09/24/2014

Ambulance

Driver Critically Injured After Car Struck By Metra Train

Round Lake Police say a driver trying to beat the train got hit by a Metra commuter train carrying dozens of Lollapalooza fans.

08/02/2014

A man from Round Lake died in a plane crash in Florida.

Suburban Teen Dies From Injuries Sustained In Florida Plane Crash

15-year-old Katie Bronken died Wednesday from injuries she suffered in the plane crash that killed her father on Saturday.

03/26/2014

(Credit: CBS)

Police: Round Lake Man Dead, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes In Florida

A northwest suburban man is dead and two girls injured after a plane from the Chicago area crashed in eastern Florida, police said.

03/22/2014

An unmarked Lake County Sheriff's squad was involved in a crash involving a Metra train on Route 134 and Porter Road in Round Lake Park on Jan. 6.  ( Lake County Sheriff's office photo.)

Officer Escapes Injury When Metra Train Strikes Squad Car

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.

01/07/2014

(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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

Mireya Cardenas (Credit: Facebook)

Girl Who Drowned Fondly Remembered For Hugs, Love Of Art

“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.

08/30/2013

Ambulance

Round Lake Girl, 9, Drowns In Fox Lake

A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake, in north suburban Ingleside.

08/27/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Girl, 6, Dies In Crash In Round Lake Beach

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.

08/26/2013

Powerball (CBS)

$1M Powerball Prize Winner Bought Ticket In Round Lake

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.

08/08/2013

Gavel

Suit: School Officials Illegally Strip-Searched Boy

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.

10/04/2012

A woman and her toddler were saved from a fire at their home in Round Lake on the night before Mothers Day 2012, after a 17-year-old neighbor alerted them to the blaze. (Courtesy: Sadie Contreras)

Round Lake Teen Saves Neighbor From Fire

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.

05/13/2012

Stable Fire

6 Horses Die In Stable Fire, Including One Of Famous Pedigree

Six horses — including the grandson of legendary Triple Crown Winner Secretariat — were killed in a stable fire over the weekend in Round Lake.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Pipe Bombs Explode, Two Men Burned

Two friends who suffered burns are recovering at a hospital after pipe bombs they were making exploded in their faces Saturday night.

01/30/2011