Tyler J. Smith, 18, was charged with criminal sexual assault with use of force, criminal sexual abuse and unlawful possession of cannabis, according to a statement from Winthrop Harbor police.
A jury trial was scheduled to begin Aug. 19 and, if convicted, Brett Degler could have faced up to 60 years in prison.
A teenager is behind bars, accused of having sexual conduct with young children cared for by his mother in far north suburban Winthrop Harbor.
A tobacco store surveillance camera capture a frightening armed robbery earlier this week in Winthrop Harbor.
Sgt. 1st Class David G. Robinson, 28, of Winthrop Harbor died Tuesday. His death was not related to combat operations, officials said.
Despite his training to be a monk, police say a Winthrop Harbor man tied up his elderly and frail father before allegedly beating him
A Wisconsin police officer who once worked for north suburban Winthrop Harbor and left after his demotion has been arrested on charges of possession of child pornography.