Winthrop Harbor

Tyler J. Smith (Credit: Winthrop Harbor Police)

Winthrop Harbor Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen

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.


Brett Degler (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Teen Gets 6 Years For Molesting Kids At Mom’s Daycare

A jury trial was scheduled to begin Aug. 19 and, if convicted, Brett Degler could have faced up to 60 years in prison.


Brett Degler, 17, is accused of having sexual contact with three girls between the ages of 4 and 11 while they were at his mother's daycare center in Winthrop Harbor. (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Daycare Provider’s Son Arrested For Sexual Assault

A teenager is behind bars, accused of having sexual conduct with young children cared for by his mother in far north suburban Winthrop Harbor.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Surveillance image of an armed robbery in Winthrop Harbor. (Credit: Winthrop Harbor Police)

‘Spiderman’ Robbery Caught On Tape In Winthrop Harbor

A tobacco store surveillance camera capture a frightening armed robbery earlier this week in Winthrop Harbor.


Soldier From Northern Illinois Dies In Saudi Arabia

Sgt. 1st Class David G. Robinson, 28, of Winthrop Harbor died Tuesday. His death was not related to combat operations, officials said.


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Cops: Son Ties Up, Beats Elderly Father

Despite his training to be a monk, police say a Winthrop Harbor man tied up his elderly and frail father before allegedly beating him

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

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Former Cop Charged In Child Porn Case

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.