A 19-year-old Waukegan woman was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison under a plea deal Wednesday for serious injuries she inflicted on her six-month-old daughter last July.
A 13-year-old juvenile was charged with battery and assault at Antioch Upper Grade School. He was referred to Depke Juvenile Center.
A new defense attorney for Jose Rebollar-Vergara, charged in the videotaped murder of 19-year-old Gabriel Gonzalez of Zion outside of a Round Lake Beach convenience store, is fighting the depiction of his client as a gang member.
A string of delays in the case of a former police officer facing felony charges for attempting to bring a gun into a golf championship in Lake Forest continued Tuesday.
Waukegan police are looking for a man who robbed a small grocery store with a handgun Monday afternoon.
Wendy Gonzalez, 19, of the 2000 block of Butrick Street, Waukegan, was arrested at the intersection of Hastings and Lake Cook roads in Buffalo Grove and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
Separate trials are scheduled on the same day for a Zion man charged with killing his infant son and for the child’s mother, who faces felony child endangerment charges.
Six people, including a doctor, a chiropractor and three phony patients, face federal charges in an almost $3 million health care fraud scheme that lasted more than a decade, federal prosecutors announced said Monday.
Bond was set at $250,000 for a Zion man facing a laundry list of gun and drug charges after he tried to run from a SWAT team executing a search warrant at his house Friday morning.
A Lake County Jury convicted Beach Park resident Eric Castillo of first-degree-murder Friday after less than three hours of deliberations.
A Gurnee woman was charged with multiple felonies Thursday for defacing at least 10 religious institutions in northern Lake County, according to police, who said she may have vandalized others.
A Beach Park man was sentenced to 46 years in prison Friday for the beating and slashing death of 43-year-old Joy Lee in a Zion industrial park.
Michael Lapuma, 28, 338 Maplewood, was arrested at his home and charged with domestic battery.
A Lake Forest man and his Pennsylvania partner borrowed about $190 million to fund non-existent equipment purchases between their businesses, but actually used the money to pay off loans and mortgages, according to federal prosecutors.
Accused of killing a Zion infant last summer and throwing the body into a trash bin, Demetries Thorpe was in a Lake County courtroom on Thursday, Feb. 27, but his murder trial might not get off the ground until June at the earliest.
Jurors viewed a video Thursday of Eric Castillo gradually confessing to investigators his involvement in the brutal killing of Waukegan resident David Campbell.