Authorities have identified the man who tried to hold up a Wauconda liquor store on Sunday, only to be shot dead by the clerk.
The 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 police say a store clerk shot and killed an armed robber last night.
Wauconda 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.
Three 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.
A 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 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.
There 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.
It was a close call for an ATV rider Thursday night in the Chain-O-Lakes region.
A Wauconda firefighter-paramedic has been charged with sexually abusing a child.
Aneta Marsek and her daughters, Chevelle and Macenzie, were last seen Saturday, October 6, leaving Marsek’s parents’ home in Wauconda.
A woman trying to clear a beaver dam got stuck in mud up to her chest for about five hours on Monday.
A Wauconda man riding his new moped scooter in front of his house crashed and then died on Father’s Day.
A convicted robber who was shot while trying to rob a northwest suburban Wauconda pharmacy with a butcher knife last year filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the store asking it to pay for his medical bills.
One person was reported dead early Wednesday in a crash on busy Route 12 in Wauconda.
A far northwest suburban school was on lockdown for several hours Monday morning, after a middle school student brought a loaded gun to school.
A north suburban man died Friday night after crashing a snowmobile in a Wauconda forest preserve.
A fund has been set up to benefit the family of a set of 10-year-old twins – one of whom died, the other who is still hospitalized – from a serious accident near Lake Zurich on Monday.
Sometimes Kenny Perry had an itch that had to be scratched — as in a lottery scratch-off ticket. On Friday, he was presented with a giant million-dollar lottery check.
Police are investigating claims that a minister who broke away from the Willow Creek Community Church held naked religious ceremonies with his female followers.