| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season.
The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A valet attendant at an Orlando strip club is accused of bringing a McDonald's Happy Meal and condoms to what he thought was a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old in a vacant Clermont home. The 27-year-old man instead found Lake County Sheriff's...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:02 AM
A federal jury has found that the Lake County Sheriff's Office discriminated against one of its deputies because she is a woman.
The jury ruled Wednesday in Chicago that Deputy Heather Aldridge was the victim of gender discrimination, based on her...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A 31-year-old Glenview man was arrested on the 1600 block of Milwaukee Avenue and charged with battery on Jan. 1.
•A 39-year-old Glenview man was arrested on the 1300 block...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
A man struck by a Metra train Friday night in Glen Ellyn died from his injuries, authorities announced Saturday.
The man, identified by police as Daniel J. Carrillo, 25, most recently of Tucson, Ariz., was among five people injured Friday in three...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 AM
High school gets theater grant
The theater department at Mundelein High School recently received a $500 grant that will go toward purchasing new stage lighting for the auditorium, according to a Mundelein Consolidated High School District...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A Buffalo Grove woman found lying on train tracks in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was struck by a train, authorities said.
About 8 a.m. personnel from the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a body lying on the train tracks south of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Two Highland Park residents have been charged with prostitution and pimping.
Jose Lome-Rodriguez, 25, and Berta Perez-Molina, 43, both of the 300 block of Temple Avenue in Highland Park, were arrested July 19 after an undercover Lake County Sheriff's...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Two men who prosecutors say kidnapped a 15-year-old girl and kept her in metal box on a rural Northern California property are due in federal court this week.
Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25, face numerous charges and are...