The harassment charges resulted from alleged verbal threats and shooting gestures Jereme Richmond made after he became upset when his probation officer wouldn’t let him take a make-up drug test instead of requiring him to appear in cour
Jose M. Mendez turned himself in to Waukegan police Thursday morning after he saw images of his pickup truck in news stories, authorities said. He allegedly admitted to detectives that he had used a special tool to loosen stems inside tire valves in as many as five incidents in June and July.
Women’s tires targeted at Target. That’s right, Waukegan Police are on the lookout for a white pickup truck seen leaving the parking lot on July 8.
A 26-year-old transient, who lives in Waukegan and Kenosha, Wis., has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old man in a north suburban hotel.
Facing a state-mandated deadline for communities to adopt firearm regulations prior to the implementation of Illinois’ new concealed-carry law, the council voted to follow overall state statute on firearms and not enact any extra measures.
Robert Kerkorian resigned as Waukegan Police Chief on Monday, July 1, two months after being sworn in and three days after he released a public statement acknowledging that he falsely claimed to have trained as a Navy SEAL on his 1987 police department job application.
Ten days after a suspect rode up on a bicycle, showed a gun and robbed a man of his cellphone in Waukegan, police were able to identify him and arrest him.
Judge Clint Hull said probation was not appropriate for David Hatyina in the death of Antonio Borcia, who died July 28 while inner-tubing on Petite Lake.
James Myles, 28, of Waukegan, was shot on Jackson Street at 11:23 p.m. on Saturday.
Jurors deliberated for a little more than three hours Friday before finding James Ealy guilty on one count of first-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Mary Hutchison.
A north suburban sheriff’s deputy is free on bond after being charged with obstruction of justice and soliciting a sexual act.
The seventh-grade student knew her friends weren’t joking about her hair being on fire when they slapped her on the head as she began to smell smoke, said Park City 14-year-old Tatyana Butler.
Jury selection was under way when a north suburban man changed his mind about going to trial and took a plea deal in a blowtorch murder case, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.
Third time’s the charm for the Waukegan Public Library. It’s been given the nation’s highest award for libraries and museums.
Robbers struck a bank branch on the city’s Southwest Side and a credit union in Waukegan on Wednesday.
The air traffic control towers at airports in Waukegan, Gary and Kenosha are among 149 facilities that will close starting April 7.
A Lake County jury convicted a north suburban Waukegan man of sexually assaulting an Evanston woman with learning disabilities.
Sandra Rogers said she wished her ex-husband dead weeks before he was brutally attacked with a sledgehammer, the couple’s daughter testified Friday.
Lake County prosecutors have finally cleared the name of a man who served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.
A rash of automated teller machine (ATM) armed robberies in Waukegan was brought to a halt over the weekend after police nabbed three young men and a juvenile following a traffic stop Saturday.