Joseph Sempek, 31, was charged with four felony counts of burglary and four misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass to a motor vehicle, the Lake County sheriff’s office said.
Three weapons were recovered Monday after neighbors reported a man seen with a semi-automatic firearm in north suburban Mundelein.
It's a case that captured headlines more than ten years ago: the pregnant girlfriend of a former Chicago Bear was shot to death in her north suburban condo.
Classes were canceled at a Lake Zurich elementary school Monday after a fire broke out in a classroom.
Authorities are warning Lake County residents about phone scammers pretending to be local government or law enforcement officials.
The man walked into the First Midwest Bank branch, 1201 Golf Rd., about 4:30 p.m. and handed a note to a teller demanding money, Waukegan police said in a statement.
Police say a student was stabbed during a fight inside a high school bathroom in suburban Chicago.
A boil order was issued Thursday for commercial properties in north suburban Highland Park after a water main break.
The body of a missing 17-year-old boy from the north suburbs was found Friday in a swampy area of unincorporated Wauconda.
A teacher at Highland Park High School is facing charges of possessing child pornography after authorities allegedly found pictures on his computer.
A special program for military veterans uses Mother Nature to heal the wounds of war.
Trisha A. Zubert, is charged with seven counts of financial crimes related to work she did for a private business between December 2016 and September 2018, according to the Lake County state’s attorney’s office.
Police in the north suburbs of Chicago are about to gain easier access to video from thousands of residents’ video doorbells due to a new partnership with Ring.
A man has been charged with selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a woman who died of an overdose earlier this month in north suburban Lake Villa.
The northern Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills has postponed Halloween trick-or-treating to Saturday due to snow in the forecast, the village posted on its Facebook page.
A northern Illinois man is accused of transmitting HIV to a teenager he allegedly sexually assaulted earlier this year.
A former special education worker at a north suburban school has been charged with using “excessive force” with children on multiple occasions.
A 29-year-old Waukegan man has been accused of sexually assaulting a boy and transmitting HIV to him earlier this year in the north suburb.
A Waukegan chemical plant has been issued a $1.6 million fine after an explosion in May claimed the lives of four employees.
A pair of teenagers have been charged with stealing two vehicles at gunpoint this week in north suburban Waukegan.