WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man convicted of murder in the 2021 shooting death of a teen he spotted in his car a few days after he reported it stolen has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors announced on Thursday.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A jury convicted a suburban Chicago woman of involuntary manslaughter Tuesday for failing to give her son the medical care he required after a heart transplant.
Jennifer Stroud, 41, of Park City, also was found guilty of endangering the life of a child.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The mayor and the interim police chief of a Chicago suburb apologized to a teenager who was wrongly charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a store clerk even though he was playing basketball for his high school at the time of the shooting.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A fire at a suburban Chicago boat storage warehouse caused millions of dollars in damage to the building and yachts stored inside, fire officials said Thursday.
The Waukegan Fire Department said the fire began about 8 p.m.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors filed murder charges Wednesday against the mother and brother of a 6-year-old boy who died after being placed in a cold shower as punishment for misbehavior.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A federal board has renamed a Lake County creek to remove its longtime name considered offensive to Native Americans.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Bond was set at $5 million Wednesday for an Illinois woman whose 6-year-old son died after being placed in a cold shower as punishment for misbehavior, a prosecutor said.
Jannie Perry, 38, of North Chicago, was charged Saturday with first-degree murder in the death of Damari Perry.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man accused driving drunk and causing a head-on collision last month.
ZION, Ill. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly firing a bullet that struck and killed a young suburban Chicago mother reading to her child, police said Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 21-year-old Chicago man has been arrested and faces a first-degree murder charge in the slaying of a pregnant woman whose body was found this summer in Lake Michigan.
It was not clear Friday if the man has been been arraigned.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A man who fled to Poland in 1995 after being accused of a fatal drunken driving crash in Illinois has been convicted of reckless homicide.
CHICAGO (AP) — Severe thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area and northern Illinois early Thursday with high winds that left thousands of homes and businesses without power.
The National Weather Service said several areas recorded wind gusts in excess of 60 mph that knocked down tree limbs or toppled whole trees, damaging some power lines.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A 17-year-old from Illinois accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has been extradited to stand trial on homicide charges, with sheriff’s deputies in Illinois handing him over to their counterparts in Wisconsin shortly after a judge on Friday approved the contested extradition.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Black woman who was seriously injured when a suburban Chicago police officer shot her and killed her boyfriend is suing the officer who opened fire and the officer who initially questioned them minutes earlier.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A woman who was shot by police last week in suburban Chicago said Tuesday that officers did nothing more than cover her boyfriend with a blanket after he was shot and left him on the ground to die...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Black woman who was shot and wounded inside a vehicle by a police officer who also fatally shot her 19-year-old boyfriend on Satuday told about 200 people gathered at an emotional rally in suburban Chicago that she's fighting “to be strong" for her son.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer who shot a Black couple inside a vehicle — killing a 19-year-old man and wounding his girlfriend — has been fired, the police chief announced late Friday...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a Black woman who was injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago that left a Black man dead said the couple did nothing to provoke the officer...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn't outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say there isn't much the teen can do to stop it.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn't outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say there isn't much the teen can do to stop it.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Marijuana arrests dropped significantly in Chicago's largest suburbs, a change many say is caused by decriminalization and a change of attitude toward the drug...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed to be in the debris, a fire official said...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the official death toll is expected to rise to four as authorities suspended the search for two other bodies believed to be in the rubble...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities don't know who dumped a 4-foot-long reptile into Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago school teacher who fled to Bosnia to avoid prosecution on charges of sexually assaulting a student has been returned to the United States.
The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that (http://bit.ly/1FIGkba ) Michael Vucic appeared in Lake County Circuit Court on Sunday, where his bond was set at $10 million.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Waukegan's approximately 17,000 students are out of class for an eighth school day as the district and teachers union remain apart in contract negotiations.
Classes are canceled Wednesday in Waukegan Community Unit School District No.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Lake County judge has denied a request by a Waukegan woman accused of killing a 3-month-old child to leave jail to visit her dying father in Milwaukee.
However, Judge Victoria Rossetti said Friday she will allow 33-year-old Sarah Gumm to make voice and video connections with her father over the Internet.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Lake County prosecutors say a man charged in the 2006 strangling death of a Lindenhurst restaurant manager committed the crime because he could and wanted to.
Authorities contend James Ealy strangled 45-year-old Mary Hutchison of Trevor, Wis., with his bow tie during a robbery of the Burger King where she worked.