Vernon Hills

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Vernon Hills Fire Damages Three Homes

Multiple people were displaced after a fire rendered three attached homes uninhabitable Monday morning in north suburban Vernon Hills.

11/25/2014

John Schraffenberger (Credit: Vernon Hills Police)

Police: Vernon Hills Man Sent Lewd Photo To 12-Year-Old Girl

John W. Schraffenberger, 24, is charged with sexual exploitation of a child, according to a statement from Vernon Hills police.

10/28/2014

Rick Brunson (Credit: Vernon Hills Police)

Ex-Bull Brunson Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges

Former Chicago Bulls player and coach Rick Brunson is denying charges that he sexually assaulted a masseuse at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.

07/31/2014

Rick Brunson (Credit: Vernon Hills Police)

Police: Ex-Bull Brunson Used Fake Name To Book Masseuse Before Assault

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.

07/09/2014

(Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Bull Rick Brunson Charged With Attempted Rape

Charges were filed after Brunson allegedly grabbed an employee of Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills.

07/03/2014

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vernon Hills Cops Kill Pit Bull That Attacked Woman

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.

06/26/2014

Vernon Hills has installed Turtle Crossing signs. (Credit: Vernon Hills)

‘June Is The Most Dangerous Time To Be A Turtle’

Hoping to avoid the “significant amount of carnage” from last year, Vernon Hills is taking important steps to save its turtle population.

05/06/2014

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Sole Survivor Of Arizona Crash To Join Grandparents In Japan

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.

04/18/2014

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Community Mourns 3 Members Of Vernon Hills Family Killed In Crash

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.

04/02/2014

Two workers were injured in a construction collapse at a Vernon Hills shopping mall. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Worker Dies From Injuries In Construction Collapse At Vernon Hills Mall

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.

12/27/2013

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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

Skunk

Vernon Hills Residents Complaining Of Skunk Problem

Have you noticed something different in the air this fall? An abundance of black and white critters creating an eye watering stench?

09/24/2013

James Trelford (Credit: Vernon Hills police)

Cops: Man Made Bomb Threat Because Woman Didn’t Like Him

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.

07/23/2013

Despite Small Gains, NASDAQ Still Down For The Year

Vernon Hills-Based Tech Firm CDW Planning IPO

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.

06/14/2013

Jonathan Villasana

Judge Upholds $1M Bond For Man Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman

Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.

05/15/2013

Ronald Stolberg

Statements Of Accused Wife Killer Will Be ‘Fair Game’ At Trial

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.

04/27/2013

Jacob Hagemann

Bond Lowered For 85-Year-Old Vernon Hills Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

Bond was reduced Friday for the second time this week for a Vernon Hills man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.

12/02/2012

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Members Try To Save Central Lake County YMCA

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.

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

Staging Your Home For A Quick Sale

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.

07/03/2012

Feral Cats

Crews Tear Down Stinky House Once Occupied By Cat Hoarder

The former home of a Vernon Hills cat hoarder has been torn down, after year of complaints that it stunk up the entire neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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