Deadly Shooting in Waukegan

On Wednesday night, a shooting took place at a Waukegan strip mall leaving one man dead. Around 6:20pm, Waukegan police ...
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Nicor Gas awards $100,000 in grants to support basic needs, energy assistance across its service territory

NAPERVILLE, IL – November 7, 2022 – Today, Nicor Gas is announcing $100,000 in grants to support the basic needs ...
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Veterans and volunteers will Clean Fort Sheridan Cemetery Headstones on Nov. 11

Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation is leading a project to clean headstones in Fort Sheridan’s cemetery on Veteran’s ...
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Shepherd of the Lakes Hosts Pumpkinpalooza

The community is invited to Pumpkinpalooza at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, 285 E. Washington St., Grayslake, on Sunday, ...
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Gurnee Crash – 5 ejected from vehicle 1 death

A tragic accident occurred at the intersection of RT45 and Rollins Road in unincorporated Gurnee. According to reporting from the ...
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County Board Member Danforth is a Weapons Importer

As reported by the research group Lake County Eye, sitting Lake County Board Member Michael Danforth holds a federal firearms ...
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Ex-Illinois cop charged in 2020 fatal shooting of Black man

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer who was fired after he shot into a car two ...
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Pictorial: Fiestas Patrias Parade in Waukegan

The Waukegan Fiestas Patrias parade was an exuberant celebration of Mexican Independence. Under a bright late summer sky and warm ...
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Armed man shot, killed by Zion police officer while trying to break into home ID’d by coroner

ZION, Ill. (WLS) -- A Zion police officer shot and killed a man who Lake County officials said had a ...
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Officials now hoping for December opening of temporary Waukegan casino; ‘It is taking longer than expected’

Gambling on New Year’s Eve along with a sit-down dinner looks like a distinct possibility for people in the Waukegan ...
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$10M Bail In Child Sex Assault Case For Lake County Man

LAKE COUNTY, IL — A $10 million bail has been issued for a 36-year-old Lake County man accused of sexually ...
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Illinois’ Lake County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help naming their newest K-9 deputies

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- The Lake County, Illinois, Sheriff's Department is calling upon the youth to help name their ...
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Lake County Board votes to support state bill to ban automatic weapons, large magazines for ammo

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- In the weeks following the mass shooting in her town on July 4, Highland Park Mayor ...
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Weekend Break: Illinois Lake County Fair

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. — The Illinois lake County Fair is happening in Grayslake this weekend. Attractions and events include everything from ...
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North Chicago police officers honored for role in capturing accused Highland Park parade shooter

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) -- Seven members of the North Chicago Police Department were honored Monday night, including five involved ...
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