| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Officials are seeking possible underage victims of a Wisconsin man charged with sexual exploitation of a child.
The Lake County sheriff's office began an investigation in 2013 of online child exploitation and discovered that Jason E. Wiese, 28, had...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:35 AM
An Iowa man has been charged in a Wednesday stabbing spurred by a road rage incident in north suburban Volo, said police.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office said in a release this morning that Scott Allen Schultz, 45, was involved in an incident near...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:37 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....
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:39 AM
TAVARES — Teens from the Lake County Sheriff's Office Explorer program recently took first place in the crisis and hostage category at the national competition in Indiana.
The students were among more than 2,500 Explorers from the U.S., Puerto...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:06 AM
Police in a Northwest Indiana town saw gunfire between vehicles and then were fired upon by someone in one of the vehicles Thursday night.
Authorities didn't release many details about the incident in Hobart, including the exact time.
According to a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
An Antioch Township emergency services volunteer has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman working on the Antioch rescue squad, authorities said today.
Last Thursday, Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 block of Eastmoor Drive in Lake...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today.
In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A Lake County sheriff's lieutenant under fire for insubordination and misuse of county electronic devices will keep his job despite his boss's attempt to fire him — but will be demoted under a disciplinary ruling issued by a quasi-judicial...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:09 AM
For the first time in 127 years of village history, the Wilmette police department has promoted a woman officer to a supervisory role with the rank of sergeant, officials announced this week.
"It's an honor to be promoted, and I'm looking forward to the...
| 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...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:52 AM
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
A 19-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on the 2200 block of Willow Road on May 2 and charged with retail theft.
A 32-year-old Northbrook man was arrested on the 3400 block of East Lake...