Officers were called to Augusta Park, 210 Augusta Drive, after a pedestrian saw a garbage can in the park on fire, according to a statement from Vernon Hills police.
Multiple people were displaced after a fire rendered three attached homes uninhabitable Monday morning in north suburban Vernon Hills.
John W. Schraffenberger, 24, is charged with sexual exploitation of a child, according to a statement from Vernon Hills police.
Former Chicago Bulls player and coach Rick Brunson is denying charges that he sexually assaulted a masseuse at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.
After a masseuse told Rick Brunson to stop requesting her services, the former Chicago Bulls player and coach used the name “Patrick Ewing” to book her for another appointment, according to the police report obtained Tuesday.
Charges were filed after Brunson allegedly grabbed an employee of Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.
Police confirmed a woman and her dog were mauled by a pit bull in the New Century Town subdivision. The woman suffered injuries to both her hands trying to defend her miniature Doberman Pinscher, who was badly hurt in the incident.
Hoping to avoid the “significant amount of carnage” from last year, Vernon Hills is taking important steps to save its turtle population.
Nine-year-old Rinka Hirayama, the lone survivor of a fiery car crash last month on a desert highway near the Grand Canyon in Arizona has returned to Vernon Hills, but only for a few weeks. Once her grandparents settle her parents’ affairs, Rinka is expected to return to her native Japan with them.
A deadly car crash on a family vacation claims three members of a Vernon Hills family. Now, the community is mourning the victims and looking to help the lone survivor, a nine-year-old girl.
One of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.
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.
Have you noticed something different in the air this fall? An abundance of black and white critters creating an eye watering stench?
A north suburban man is behind bars Tuesday after phoning in a bomb threat to a Vernon Hills concert event because a woman he met there did not like him, according to police.
A north suburban-based technology retailer which was taken private in 2007 announced Friday a return to the public market, with an IPO that could bring in more than $700 million.
Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.
Ronald Stolberg, 49, is due to stand trial for first-degree murder May 20. He made incriminating statements to police at the crime scene — his residence — on June 8, 2011, and again during questioning.
Bond was reduced Friday for the second time this week for a Vernon Hills man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.
In north suburban Vernon Hills, members of the Central Lake County Family YMCA jammed a conference room at the Y Wednesday night to hear the latest on the effort to save it from being shut down on Halloween.
It’s a tough time to sell your home, but this morning (Tuesday, July 3), CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole and Coldwell Banker real estate broker Judy Greenberg had some tips on how to make your home look its best for a quick sale, and for top dollar.