Igor Karlukov fashioned his noose from a mesh laundry bag and earphone buds.
Two officers responded to a call of a couple fighting and throwing things at each other about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, and found Brian Hall, 28, and Leporsha Doby, 29, arguing at their home in the 300 block of Franklin Street.
The man accused of holding a gun on 27-year-old David Campbell as he was tortured and killed in a north suburban Waukegan body shop in July 2011 was sentenced Thursday to 59 years in prison.
Miguel Leyva, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of Adrian Villarreal, who was found unresponsive in his vehicle near Hickory and Center streets in Waukegan on March 15.
Police said a resident contacted them this week about being approached on a social media site by someone promising free scholarship money in exchange for a bank debit card and the PIN that goes with it.
Officers were called early Monday to the 1700 block of Hickory Street, where four people had gotten into a fight during a party, and a teenage boy had fired multiple shots at a man.
The mayor of Waukegan said Thursday an arrest is imminent in a spate of vandalizations of north suburban houses of worship.
Leaders of a north suburban mosque and a nearby Greek Orthodox church stood in solidarity Wednesday, after their houses of worship were vandalized over the weekend.
Over a span of four days last week, four women were followed home from a north suburban Walmart and robbed at gunpoint, but police say they have caught the perpetrators.
Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.
Police in north suburban Waukegan are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl last Thursday.
Andre Sharkey, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his 2-month-old son, who died Saturday at a north suburban hospital.
Following somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.
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.
Former co-workers Allen Fuesting and Laurie Garza describe a climate of sexual harassment and hostility at Waukegan’s Uline plant. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlove reports.
A north suburban man arrested during a drug raid at his home was later identified as the suspect who was using toys to pose as a police officer and rob people.
A former clerk from Ma & Pa’s Corner Store in Beach Park gave dramatic testimony Wednesday that Montago Suggs, currently on trial for the shooting death of a Waukegan store clerk, pointed a gun at his head and tried to shoot him, but the gun did not fire.
A man on parole was charged after he barricaded himself inside a three-story apartment building Friday morning after a dispute with a woman.
Schools were placed on lock down in Waukegan on Friday afternoon after police received reports of a possibly armed man who had barricaded himself inside a home.
A defense motion to exclude portions of an interrogation in which Suggs admits to stealing a car to escape the murder scene, and other statements in which says he has stolen other cars, was denied Monday