Murder Defendant Says Demons, God Controlled HimJurors 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.
Driver Critically Injured After Car Struck By Metra TrainRound Lake Police say a driver trying to beat the train got hit by a Metra commuter train carrying dozens of Lollapalooza fans.
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.
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.
Officer Escapes Injury When Metra Train Strikes Squad CarA 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 Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013Halloween 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.
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.
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.
Girl, 6, Dies In Crash In Round Lake BeachThe 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.
$1M Powerball Prize Winner Bought Ticket In Round LakeNone 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.
Suit: School Officials Illegally Strip-Searched BoyThe 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.
Round Lake Teen Saves Neighbor From FireA 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.