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Red envelopes could hide golden tickets in this year’s BBQ’d Productions campaign

December 4, 2023 0

THIRD LAKE — Each holiday season for the past eight years, the excitement over restaurateur Kris Schoenberger’s red envelope campaign has grown as cash and…

Lake County law enforcement leaders discuss early childhood needs & policy advancements with Illinois legislators

December 4, 2023 0

CONTACT: Sean Noble – snoble@fightcrime.org, cell: 312-502-5566 WHAT: Law enforcement leaders and state lawmakers will gather at a Grayslake-area preschool program to mark the significance…

FBI shares photo of suspect wanted in Waukegan bank robbery

November 25, 2023 0

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) — The FBI has asked for the public’s help finding a north suburban bank robbery suspect. Authorities released a photo of the…

Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign

November 19, 2023 0

This Thanksgiving, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is joining the Illinois State Police and local law enforcement to ensure holiday travelers are buckled up and…

Dad of Highland Park parade shooting suspect pleads guilty to reckless conduct for helping son…

November 6, 2023 0

The father of the suspected Highland Park, Illinois, mass shooter pleaded guilty to reckless conduct instead of beginning his trial on Monday. Robert Crimo Jr.…

Erin Cartwright Weinstein Modernizing the Circuit Clerk’s Office and Saving Taxpayer Resources

September 9, 2023 0

It is not often that a candidate for office exceeds expectations. A departure from the norm is Lake County Circuit Court Clerk Erin Cartwright Weinstein…

Highland Park cancels ‘poverty simulation’ event ‘due to public feedback’

September 7, 2023 0

Highland Park has canceled a planned “poverty simulation” slated for this weekend after some criticized the event on social media. “Due to public feedback, the…

No bull: Runaway bovine on the loose in Barrington Hills area

August 30, 2023 0

In the latest installment of northwest suburban bovines on the loose, Barrington Hills police are asking residents to be aware of a 1,600-pound bull that…

Consumer Protection

Lake Sheriff’s Office Seeing Uptick in ‘Romance Scam’

April 6, 2022 0

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns the public of an ongoing cryptocurrency romance scam. Sheriff’s detectives have seen an increase in romance-based scams which originate…