Marijuana arrests plummet in 5 largest suburbs of Illinois

Although recreational marijuana will be legalized in Illinois starting Jan. 1, suburban police were already making far fewer arrests for crimes such as possession and manufacture of cannabis years before lawmakers signed off on legalization, police department data shows.

Man robs First Midwest Bank in Waukegan

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.