Round Lake Beach man 'unbelievably fortunate' to be alive after DUI crash: officials
A Round Lake Beach man was under the influence of alcohol and speeding when he crashed into a tree Thursday morning in Round Lake, officials said.
3 gold coins dropped off in Salvation Army Red Kettles — one worth nearly $2K in Niles
The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign dates back to 1891 in San Francisco.
3 gold coins dropped in Red Kettles this season
So far this season, three gold coins have been dropped into the Salvation Army's Red Kettles across the Chicago area. Altogether, the coins are worth $2,406.
Two men attacked and robbed after leaving party in Lake County
The man hit both victims (who are in their early 20's) in the head with the gun. He robbed them both and took off.
Deputies find woman lying on Route 60, seriously injured in Round Lake crash
A Volo woman is in the hospital with life threatening injuries from a car crash on Route 60.
Round Lake registered offender accused of sexually assaulting child family member
Mcred Vaderama is in the Lake County Jail on $10 million bail following allegations that he sexually assaulted a child related to him.
Woman and dog killed in fire in Round Lake
Firefighters pulled the woman out of the house, but she was unconscious and died at the hospital. They were able to save one dog, but another died.
Woman and dog killed in fire in Round Lake
A woman and a dog were killed in a house fire in Round Lake on Saturday. Dane Placko reports.
After body is found in DuPage County, Round Lake resident Francisco Maldonado charged with murder
The DuPage County State's Attorney said on Saturday that Francisco Maldonado went with Francisco Zavala and another man on January 29 to a location near Munger Road. Maldonado allegedly shot Zavala several times. His body was found on March 3.
Missing Illinois man with 'suspected gang affiliations' found dead in DuPage County forest preserve
The body of a 26-year-old Round Lake man was found Thursday morning in Pratt’s Wayne Woods Forest Preserve in west suburban Wayne.
Chicago cop allegedly kicked by couple during arrest at O'Hare Airport
A Round Lake couple have been arrested on felony charges accusing them of kicking a Chicago police officer after an American Airlines employee ordered them to leave a secure area at O’Hare Airport because they appeared to be drunk.
Serious Lake County crash sends 2 to hospital, 1 with life-threatening injuries
A head-on traffic crash in Lake County sent two to the hospital with serious injuries Wednesday, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
Chicago-area Crime: Woman arrested after two people shot in Walmart parking lot in Waukegan
Waukegan police said that Desteny Rodriguez was among four people who met up in the Walmart parking lot to “trade” guns. Rodriguez attempted to rob the two people in the other group, police said, and shots were fired.
Illinois trying to identify owners of 11 abandoned Purple Heart medals
Why doesn't Illinois just check the U.S. Armed Forces list of all Purple Heart awardees? Turns out that there's no comprehensive list of veterans who have received Purple Hearts.
Chicago man dies after being pulled from lake in Round Lake area
A Chicago man has died after he was pulled from Highland Lake in unincorporated Round Lake.
Burlington motorcycle crash, Illinois man flown hospital
A Round Lake, Illinois man was flown to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash in the town of Burlington on Friday.
Alleged drug dealer charged after police search home in Round Lake
“We have zero-tolerance for drug traffickers in our community," said Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg.
Man charged with posing as delivery driver in Albany Park home invasion, sex assault
Forrest Petersen, 57, of suburban Round Lake, is charged with home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault.
Man charged with DUI, child endangerment in crash with Round Lake police car
Alejandro Gonzalez-Maldonado, 49, is charged with one misdemeanor count each of driving under the influence of alcohol and child endangerment, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Illinois inmate removes baggie from butt, swallows it during search: officials
A man booked into the Lake County Jail this week has been charged with swallowing a baggie of suspected contraband that he hid in his buttocks.