Waukegan is considering adding ShotSpotter technology to help police respond more quickly to gunfire in the city.
The man, who is in his 20s, was hit in the face with a mortar-type firework.
A 17-year-old boy was charged with carjacking a 64-year-old rideshare driver in the Beverly area.
The United Way of Lake County is hosting a drive-thru event on Monday for donors who want to donate school supplies to students from low-income families.
Prices are up 15.9% in Waukegan, 14.3% in Fox Lake and 11.5% in Aurora in just the past year.
FREE MOVIES! The Waukegan Park District announced on Wednesday that it will be hosting five free movies during the summer.
A one-month-old baby boy who was abducted last week in North Chicago was safely returned to his mother all thanks to some fast-acting police officers.
It is the moment high school students have been waiting for - the chance to walk across the stage at graduation and mark the beginning of a new chapter.
Shaneera Bell, 27, was involved in a single-car crash early Friday morning on Sheridan Road.
The family of a slain pregnant mother hosted a memorial project on Wednesday in the Little Village neighborhood.
“Many families are suffering from job loss, and with COVID-19 still around, people are struggling to feed their families and pets. We want to help families feed their fur babies too," said Pastor Julie Contreras.
With the support of five of its seven board members, Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Waukegan will be renamed John Lewis Middle School, effective July 1st.
There’s controversy brewing in Waukegan over changing the name of one of its schools. But some members of the community are pushing back against the move.
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"This tax credit is definitely a blessing," said Maria Ramirez, a working mom in Waukegan. "I am working two jobs as a middle class American in Lake County. I've never qualified for any government assistance because I've made just over the minimum bracket. So it leaves me in a predicament where I don't qualify, so I have to get a second job."
Two men were ordered held on $2 million bail in connection with the fatal shooting of a Chicago man in August at a motel in north suburban Waukegan.
The family of murder victim Rhoni Reuter is speaking out for the first time about efforts by her convicted killer to win a new trial.
MEMORIAL FOR A MURDERED MOM: Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was pregnant when she was killed and her baby was ripped from her body. Today, her family honored her memory by handing out food and diapers to moms in need.
A northern Illinois man arrested Wednesday in connection with an armed robbery in Gurnee has been charged with first-degree murder in the December deaths of a Beach Park couple, authorities announced Thursday.
More snow could be on the way Sunday as a cold snap that has taken hold of the Chicago area begins to release its icy grip.