City Picks Millennium Park Christmas Tree For 2016Chicago’s official Christmas tree was cut down Thursday morning from between a couple of houses in northwest suburban Wauconda.
Wauconda Man Who Threatened To Blow Up Cops Undergoing Mental EvaluationAndreas Stachel, 49, is charged with unlawful possession of explosives, unlawful use of weapons and unlawful possession of cannabis – all felonies.
Four Bombs Found In Wauconda Home After Threat Against PoliceTom Ahern, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said the suspect’s threat alone was deemed credible enough to evacuate homes near the 400 block of Lake Shore Boulevard.
Robber Shot And Killed In Wauconda Identified As Ex-ConAuthorities have identified the man who tried to hold up a Wauconda liquor store on Sunday, only to be shot dead by the clerk.
Charges Unlikely For Store Clerk Who Killed Armed RobberThe family that runs Kwick Shop Liquor has owned the convenience store for 2 ½ years, and said there has never been a robbery attempt before.
Wauconda Store Robbery Ends With Clerk Fatally Shooting SuspectWauconda police say a store clerk shot and killed an armed robber last night.
Police Searching For Three Suspects In Wauconda ShootingWauconda police hope security and red light cameras are able to help investigators find the three men responsible for shooting a man in the chest last night.
Man Shot Inside Apartment In WaucondaThree men knocked on an apartment door in Wauconda Sunday night. One of three children who lives in the apartment opened the door and let the three men in, and began arguing with the boyfriend of the child's mother. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the mother's boyfriend.
Wauconda Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With GunA resident of the 100 block of Slocum Lake Road in Wauconda called police to his home about noon, believing that his roommate may be wanted by police and may have a stolen vehicle.
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.
Wauconda Residents Upset At Mayor's Attempt To Replace Police ChiefThere is some controversy over a big power change--in the northwest suburbs. The new mayor of Wauconda wants to replace the police chief there, but some residents say he's doing it for the wrong reasons.
Close Call For ATV Rider On Bangs LakeIt was a close call for an ATV rider Thursday night in the Chain-O-Lakes region.