Former Vernon Hills Deputy Police Chief Patrick Zimmerman Indicted, Accused Of Falsifying Records For Payouts From State-Run Traffic Enforcement ProgramThe former deputy police chief in north suburban Vernon Hills has been indicted on theft and official misconduct charges, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s office announced Wednesday.
Vernon Hills Police Chief Threatens To Yank Body Cameras From Officers If Illinois Criminal Justice Reform Bill PassesConcerns were mounting Wednesday over a criminal justice reform bill awaiting the governor's signature.
Crash On Tri-State Tollway In Lake County Leaves 1 Person Dead, 3 InjuredOne person is dead after a crash on the Tri-State Tollway in Lake County Sunday afternoon.
With Auto Thefts On The Rise, Vernon Hills Police Bringing In License Plate-Reading Cameras To Fight CrimeIf you drive a stolen car into north suburban Vernon Hills, there is a good chance you’ll leave in the back seat of a police car.
One Dead, Two Others Sick With Legionnaires' Disease At Brookdale Senior Living In Vernon HillsOne person has died and two others have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at Brookdale Senior Living in Vernon Hills.
Snowy Forecast Prompts Vernon Hills To Postpone Trick-Or-Treating Until SaturdayTrick-or-treating will be postponed in north suburban Vernon Hills this year due to a forecast that calls for snow in the area.
Man Wanted In Multiple Crimes Arrested In Vernon Hills After Threatening To Jump From BalconyA man wanted on a warrant accusing him of multiple serious crimes was taken into custody following a standoff in Vernon Hills Monday.
Aurora Police Release Photos From December Jewelry Store Smash And GrabOn Dec. 21 around 7:40 p.m., three men with their faces concealed entered the Jared store in the 1000 block of North Route 59, police said.
Thieves Smash Display Case With Hammers, Steal Diamonds From Vernon Hills Jewelry StorePolice say three men used hammers to smash a display case full of diamonds, stole the gems and then drove off in a gray minivan Friday.
Hockey Used As Medicine For AutismHockey is more than just a game for one collegiate player. Stepping out on the ice is just the right medicine to help 21-year-old Walker Aurand live life to the fullest, despite having autism.
North Suburb Offers Skunk 'Bounty'Vernon Hills is offering homeowners cash for skunks caught on private property, amid an explosion of the animals.
North Suburb Gets SkunkedSome in Vernon Hills are calling their north suburb “Vermin Hills.”
Police: 4 Broke Into Swimming Pool, Burglarized Cars In Vernon HillsFour people took a dip in a private swimming pool, then burglarized garages and vehicles in a bizarre crime spree nearly two weeks ago in north suburban Vernon Hills, according to police.
Police Seek Burlgar Who Hit 5 Houses In Vernon HillsVernon Hills Police offered a simple solution to thwart burglars: lock your doors and windows.
Lost Wallet Leads To Arrest In Vernon Hills Vehicle BurglariesA lost wallet led to four arrests in a string of vehicle burglaries this month in north suburban Vernon Hills.