Randy Swopes Again Found Unfit To Stand Trial For Locking Daughter In BasementA Waukegan man accused of keeping his 10-year-old daughter locked in the basement for months has been declared mentally unfit for trial by a court-appointed doctor.
Man Charged With Going On Crime Spree In Waukegan AreaA Gurnee man out on parole for felony theft was back in jail Monday, after police said he went on a crime spree.
Highland Park Man Charged In Connection With Fatal CrashA 22-year-old Highland Park man faces charges after a fatal crash that left one person dead on July 4.
Man Dies After Eating 'White Substance' While Fleeing Waukegan Police; Family Says Officers Used Excessive ForceAvion Cotton died after police said he ingested a “white substance” during an arrest in north suburban Waukegan, and his family has accused officers of using excessive force, but the Lake County Coroner's office said there were no signs of physical trauma on his body.
Prosecutors: No Criminal Charges In Illinois Ammonia LeakAuthorities have said a tractor driver was towing tanks of anhydrous ammonia from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, to an Illinois farm when the chemical leaked, creating a toxic gas cloud.
Authorities Monitoring For Levels Of Cancer-Causing Gas Near Facilities in Waukegan and GurneeAuthorities in Waukegan and Gurnee are monitoring for levels of a cancer-causing gas near two facilities. Residents hope this testing can help protect the health of the community.
Man Charged With Arson After Setting His Car On Fire In Beach ParkA Waukegan man has been charged with arson after setting his own car on fire in Beach Park.
Woman Critically Injured When Corvette Slams Into Pole On Sheridan Road In Beach ParkA female passenger was critically injured after the driver of a Chevrolet Corvette lost control and slammed into a utility pole in Beach Park.
Waukegan Plant Workers Remembered After TragedyTen days after an explosion tore through a Waukegan chemical plant, killing four people, the company plans to reopen Monday.
Lives Of 4 Employees Killed In Chemical Plant Explosion Remembered At Waukegan MemorialThe lives of four men killed a week ago in a deadly chemical plant explosion were honored Friday morning.
Fourth Victim In Waukegan Explosion Identified As Daniel NicklasThe fourth victim in the explosion that destroyed the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan last Friday has been identified by the company as 24-year-old Daniel Nicklas of Beach Park, Illinois.
Two More Waukegan Explosion Victims Identified: Jeff Cummings And Byron Biehn, Of WisconsinLake County authorities have identified two more victims of last weekend's deadly explosion at a chemical plant in Waukegan.
Search Continues For Missing Chemical Plant Worker After Deadly Waukegan ExplosionThe search continues for one man still missing after a deadly explosion at the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan this weekend.
3 Confirmed Dead In Waukegan Explosion, 1 Still MissingCrews spent Sunday dismantling a building piece by piece after a deadly and powerful explosion at a Waukegan silicone plant Friday.
2 Employees Dead, 2 Still Missing After Silicone Plant Explosion In WaukeganTwo people are confirmed dead and two employees are still missing after an explosion rocked a silicone plant in Waukegan just before 10 p.m. Friday.