Scott Eby, man who confessed to murder of 3-year-old Riley Fox, dies in prisonABC 7 Chicago2 DAYS AGO
Popular food chain opens another location in IllinoisKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Man Shot, Killed by Chicago Police Had Mental Health Problem Police Aware Of, Family Demands AnswersNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Search Intensifies for Missing Carpentersville Teen Brissa RomeroNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Carthage, NC is Offering a Culinary Delight: JC's Pile of Grilled Shrimp at Just $16.9Conji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Lake County Man Convicted of Attempted Murder in Bus Stabbing IncidentNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
FBI: Weekend Bank Robbery in Waukegan, Suspect Implies Weapon
(Waukegan, IL) A bank robbery in Waukegan has drawn the eyes of the FBI. The incident took place on Saturday at a Bank of America branch in the 9-hundred block of South Waukegan Road. Officials say a male entered the bank, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money through a note. He was able to flee with an undisclosed amount of cash, and was described as a mid-30’s white male, about 5’10”, 185 pounds with a scruffy beard and heavy acne. Anyone with information is being encouraged to contact the Chicago office of the FBI.
Savoring Waukegan: The Top 5 Mexican Eateries You Must Visit
In this piece, we're exploring five outstanding Mexican restaurants in Waukegan. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Suburban police continue search for teen who vanished while heading to holiday party
The family of Brissa Romero, a Carpentersville, Illinois teen who disappeared one week ago while on her way to a holiday party at a bowling alley in Vernon Hills, are asking those who live near the intersection where Romero was last seen to share security footage as their search for the 17-year-old continues.
Suspected Highland Park shooter expected in court Monday
CHICAGO (CBS)-- The man accused in the Highland Park parade shooting is due in court Monday. Robert Crimo III's murder trial date is expected to be scheduled during the hearing. He has been indicted on a total of 117 counts, including 21 counts of first-degree murder - three counts for each person who died - along with 48 counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery - one for each surviving victim who was struck by a bullet, bullet fragment, or shrapnel, according to Lake County prosecutors. He's also charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery.Monday's court hearing is set for 11 a.m. at the Lake County Courthouse.
World’s Largest Dispensary Opens New Location In Illinois
In recreational marijuana news, the world's largest dispensary is finally bringing its weed talents to Illinois. The Legal Recreational Marijuana Business Is Growing In Illinois. It's kind of strange to look back at the time when cannabis was made legal in Illinois. Doesn't it seem so long ago now? The...
See Inside a Wild $1.5 Million Abandoned Illinois Toy Mansion
You'll almost certainly never see a place like this again. Explorers found a wild $1.5 million dollar toy mansion in Illinois and took cameras inside to reveal what's been left behind. Midwest urbex explorers Decaying Midwest shared these details about this new exploration in Illinois:. In Barrington Hills, Illinois sits...
Illinois’ Richest Small Town? It’s Surrounded by Forest Preserves
I can't think of a better example of having your cake and eating it, too. What is Illinois' richest small town? It's the same place that also happens to be surrounded by gorgeous tree-lined nature preserves. Go Banking Rates recently released their 2023 list for the richest small towns in...
Suspected drunk driver kills Wauconda High School teacher in head-on Wheeling crash: police
A high school teacher was killed in a head-on collision Sunday morning in the north suburbs, and the driver who caused it is suspected of DUI, police said.
A Taste of Italy in Waukegan: 3 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three Italian restaurants nestled in Waukegan. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experience in the comments below!
Lake County Man Convicted of Attempted Murder in Bus Stabbing Incident
LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - Errol Shakes, 53, has been found guilty of attempted murder in a case involving a stabbing on a public transportation bus. The verdict came after a two-day bench trial, concluding a case that began with Shakes being charged on October 21.
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Arrest, Navy Van Crash, Pedestrian Fatality, Garage Fire, and Shooting Update in Lake County, Illinois
This week in Lake County, Illinois, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a drug arrest after a crash in Lake Forest, a U.S. Navy van crash in North Chicago resulting in multiple injuries, a pedestrian fatality in Fox Lake, a garage fire in Barrington, and an update on the condition of a child paralyzed in the Highland Park mass shooting.
Dockside Dogs: More Than Just a Restaurant
If you're a fan of barbecue, Dockside Dogs is a must-visit! The beef and ribs are tender, juicy, and smoky, making you crave for more. The charm of this place is not just in its food, but also in its location. Nestled right on the Waukegan Harbor, it offers a few cozy spots to sit by the water, and if you prefer a cooler spot, there's seating under the shade of huge trees too.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in vernon hills, IL?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of vernon hills..
Pair facing charges after drugs, $10K in cash found during Lake Forest crash
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - A suburban man and woman have been charged after police found drugs and over $10,000 in cash following a car crash Tuesday afternoon in Lake Forest. Lake Forest police responding to a crash with injuries around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Route 41 and Westleigh Road. Witnesses told police two people fled the crash on foot.
Teen Missing, Last Seen in Vernon Hills
(Carpentersville, IL) A teen from Carpentersville is being sought, after going missing in Lake County. Police say Brissa Romero was last seen near the Vernon Hills Bowlero on Monday. She has been described as a 17-year-old, about 5 feet tall, 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in her gray 2008 Nissan Rogue with a license plate of CZ64618. Anyone with information is being encouraged to call Carpentersville Police.
Lake County, Illinois High School Boys Basketball Games: Schedule and Live Stream Details
• High school basketball games are scheduled today in Lake County, Illinois. • The games can be watched or streamed on the NFHS Network. • One of the games is between Cristo Rey Jesuit High School and Rochelle Zell Jewish High School.
Lake County Leaders Propose Solutions to $730 Million Transit Funding Shortfall by 2026
Lake County is working with regional leaders to propose solutions for northeastern Illinois' transit funding issues. These proposals are part of the recently finished Plan of Action for Regional Transit (PART). The plan aims to address the projected $730 million deficit for the transit system by 2026.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.08 and $3.39 in North Chicago as of 2023-12-11. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.153, a week ago the price is $3.242 , according to AAA.
No Arrests, No Answers a Week After a Woman’s Body was Found Dumped in Lake County
(Old Mill Creek, IL) It’s been just over a week since a murder victim was found on the side of the road in Lake County, and there are still more questions than answers. The body of Megan Lewis was discovered around last week Wednesday on the side of Hunt Club Road just south of Route 173. Sheriff’s officials say the 39-year-old Chicago woman was found partially covered by a garbage bag. Authorities also believe Lewis had been dumped on the side of the road several hours before being discovered. No arrests have been announced, and no possible motive has been released…the investigation into the matter is ongoing.
Human trafficking sting nets 12 arrests in Lake County
LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - A dozen men have been charged with soliciting sex after a human trafficking bust in Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) arrested 12 men in a recent operation to suppress human trafficking. SIG targeted customers of prostitutes online using classified...