Lake County, IL

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Pedestrian in critical condition following crash in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries following a crash in Wauconda Township Saturday night. The incident occurred at about 11:45 p.m. on Route 120, west of Fisher Road. According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, minutes before the crash, a 34-year-old pedestrian exited a vehicle on Route...
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Severe Thunderstorm watch for the a good portion of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana including Chicago until 2AM CDT

Cook, Du Page, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Livingston,. The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northeast Illinois Northwest Indiana Lake Michigan * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 940 PM until 200 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Clusters of storms will continue to move eastward across northern Illinois toward the Chicagoland area and southern Lake Michigan and eventually northwest Indiana. Damaging winds are the most likely concern, but some severe hail is also possible and a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Volo, ILPosted by
Daily Herald

Grayslake man, 34, critically injured when struck by car near Volo

A 34-year-old Grayslake man suffered life-threatening injuries when struck by a car late Saturday while walking along Route 120 near Volo, authorities said. According to Lake County sheriff's police, the man got out of a vehicle on Route 120 west of Fisher Road and began walking along the westbound lanes. The man stepped into the roadway shortly before 11:45 p.m. and was hit by a Chevrolet Impala driven by a 30-year-old man from the Round Lake area, sheriff's police said.
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Tornado Warning remains in effect until 12:45AM CDT for portions of Newton, Porter, Lake and Jasper Counties in NW Indiana

..A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN NEWTON...SOUTHWESTERN PORTER...LAKE AND NORTHWESTERN JASPER COUNTIES... At 1210 AM CDT, a line severe thunderstorms capable of producing multiple tornadoes were located along a line extending from Portage to near Lowell, moving east at 45 mph. The strongest areas of rotation include near Portage and near Lowell. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. These dangerous storms will be near... Portage, Hobart, Chesterton, Lake Station and South Haven around 1215 AM CDT. Valparaiso around 1220 AM CDT. Other locations in the path of these tornadic storms include Roselawn, DeMotte and Hebron.
Lake County,

Summer Children’s Theatre in Lake County

Summer is a great time to take a family outing and enjoy a children’s theater production. Lake County is home to some great local groups. Summer is also a great time to see some youth theater production as there are many classes and camps that put on single night or weekend performances. Here is what we have seen lined up for this summer:
Lake County, ILPosted by
Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Sheriff’s office says no evidence that female employees were asked to remove blouses at Lake County Courthouse

The sheriff’s office said they have not found any instances where female employees at the Lake County Courthouse were asked to remove their blouses at a security checkpoint. A CBS 2 report prompted the investigation after multiple female employees who work at the courthouse claimed a security contractor asked them to remove their button-down blouses as they went through the metal detectors.

The 1954 Lake Michigan “meteotsunami”

A major Chicago weather-related tragedy occurred on June 26, 1954 when a freak, post-t-storm, 8-10 foot wave swept eight fishermen to their deaths. This event has always been referred to as a seiche, an oscillation of water, causing a sudden rise. In recent years, scientists have determined the event was not a seiche, but a meteotsunami, a term first attributed to Austrian meteorologist Albert Defant in 1961. While seiches and meteotsunamis are both driven by increases in air pressure and winds, which push a wall of water across the lake, seiches cover large portions of the lake, while meteotsunamis are limited to the width of the storm. Seiches have been described as water sloshing in a bathtub, while a meteotsunami is likened to hand slapping the water across the tub and then having it reflect back. Today’s weather graphic documents this deadly event.
Gurnee, ILPosted by
Lake and McHenry County Scanner

4 years in prison for 20-year-old man who accidentally shot, killed girlfriend in Gurnee

A 20-year-old man who accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend as he played with a loaded gun in a Gurnee home last September has been sentenced to four years in prison. Isaiah J. Cole, 20, of Gurnee, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm without a FOID card, unlawful possession of meth, unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of meth with intent to distribute.
Grayslake, ILLake County Gazette

2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in ZIP Code 60030?

There were 12 offenders released on parole during 2020 who live near Illinois ZIP Code 60030, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Lake County Gazette. The data shows nine men and three women were released in the Grayslake zip code. The median age of the parolees was...
Fox Lake, ILPosted by
Daily Herald

Melodie Gliniewicz's trial date now set for November

A new trial date has been set in the case against Melodie Gliniewicz, who is accused of helping her late husband, disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, embezzle money from a youth program. During a Thursday morning hearing in front of Lake County Judge James Booras, the trial was...
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Suspect Arrested in Lake County Bike Trail Attack

Tim Vander Tuuk, WLIP News (6-17-21) (Waukegan, IL) An arrest has been announced in a sexual assault case that took place on a Beach Park bike path. Lake County Sheriff’s officials say Tramane Johnson was taken into custody on Wednesday morning, after a search warrant was executed on his Beach Park residence. Johnson was connected to the June 7th attack on a teenage girl by hair left behind at the scene, and subsequent DNA testing. The 27-year-old is currently facing two felony counts of attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault, and one felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The Lake County State’s Attorney’s office says additional charges are likely. A bond amount and court dates are currently unknown.