Zechariah Myles, Wanted In Slaying Of Melanie Yates In Zion, Arrested In WaukeganPolice have captured a teen wanted in the murder of a young mother who was killed by a stray bullet while inside her home in north suburban Zion last month.
No Bond For Alejandro Lopez, Charged With Murder In Fatal Evanston ShootingA 19-year-old Waukegan man was charged with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting in Evanston over the weekend and was ordered held without bond in court Tuesday.
Waukegan School Bus Driver Facing Sexual Assault Charges After Allegedly Assaulting Minor RelativeRichard Villanueva, 57, was arrested Tuesday after the victim reported Aug. 24 to police that they had been sexually assaulted on multiple occasions over a period of years as a child.
Pregnant Woman Recovered from Lake Michigan Identified As Missing 19-Year-Old Yarianna G. WheelerLake County Sheriff's Detectives have identified a pregnant woman whose body was recovered from Lake Michigan Aug. 15 as Yarianna G. Wheeler, 19.
Teenage Boy Drowns Offshore From Beach In WaukeganA teenage boy drowned in Lake Michigan offshore from Waukegan Municipal Beach this past weekend.
Waukegan Kids' 'Seeds 4 Success' Program Aims To Provide Families In Need With Access To Food From Community GardenFood insecurity, unemployment, missed rent payments; you’ve heard a lot of that in the past year. A group of kids in the north suburbs is stepping up to fight back against those issues with gardening.
Correctional Officers Rescue Inmate After He Tries To Throw Himself Off Mezzanine At Lake County JailVideo shows an inmate hurling himself over a second-story railing at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan, before he was rescued by a life-saving grab.
Waukegan Police Investigating Shooting Incident That Left 2 InjuredWaukegan police are investigating a shooting incident that left two people injured Sunday night.
Driver Dead, Passenger Remains Hospitalized After Weekend Crash That Took Down Power Lines In WaukeganOne man is dead and another was hospitalized Monday following a crash this past weekend in Waukegan.
Waukegan Man Drowns Near Waukegan Harbor
Multiple Allegations Say Contractor Had Women Removing Their Blouses While Going Through Security At Lake County CourthouseWomen have reportedly been told to remove their blouses while going through metal detectors at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, in what has been called a breakdown in security screening protocol.
10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In WaukeganA total of 10 inmates out of 46 in one pod at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days.
2 Dogs Killed, 7 People Left Homeless After Waukegan FireTwo dogs were killed and seven people left homeless after flames tore through a house in Chicago's northern suburbs overnight Wednesday.
Waukegan School Board Votes To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School For John Lewis, After Suggestion Of Barack Obama Draws ObjectionsA proposal to name a Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well.
Latinx Activists In Waukegan Want To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School, But Not After The ObamasResidents of one Chicago suburb are divided over how to rechristen a school named for a founding father who enslaved hundreds of Black people.