| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Two carloads of teenagers and young adults met up at a gas station in the far north suburbs before heading to a nearby stretch of road where they engaged in a street race, switching lanes and maneuvering for position, authorities said.
The race ended...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A man drove through a railroad crossing gate and was hit by a Metra train in Round Lake Park, killing him and his 7-year-old daughter Wednesday, officials said.
The gate had been fixed just hours earlier, but there was no indication the gate was...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals after a six-vehicle crash including a semi-truck happened on I-94 outside of Gurnee, police said.
All lanes were reopened by 2:45 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Grand Avenue after several lanes were shut down as...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
An 18-year-old woman was jogging just after 8:30 a.m. today in north suburban Gurnee when she was hit by a bus near Gages Lake Road and Murifield Drive, a fire department official said.
The Gurnee resident was transported to Advocate Condell Medical...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:08 PM
An 11-year-old boy was hospitalized with burns and abrasions Wednesday afternoon after he was struck by a minivan that crashed through the doors of a school in north suburban Gurnee, officials said. The unidentified boy was in the vestibule of the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Gurnee police are asking for the public's help finding a vehicle that is thought to have hit and killed a man and injured his dog in the Lake County suburb early this morning.
The victim, identified as Timothy Fleming, 31, was found about 3:45 a.m. near...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:44 AM
An unidentified man believed to be in his 20s was hit Monday morning by a northbound CN Freight train at the Lake Street crossing in Grayslake, authorities said.
According to Grayslake Police Chief Phillip Perlini, the man was walking south along the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Katherine Bronken, the 15-year-old girl from Round Lake who was injured in a plane crash that killed her father over the weekend, has died, officials said.
Katherine and a friend were passengers in a small plane piloted by her father, Jeffrey Bronken,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A man and a woman from the northwest suburbs were killed early this morning when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Mokena in southwest suburban Frankfort Township, authorities said.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A pedestrian died after being hit by a Metra train near the border between Palatine and Inverness this afternoon, a spokesman for the agency said.
The pedestrian was struck and killed about 3:30 p.m. at Baldwin Road near Northwest Highway, said...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:59 AM
A New Lenox man died early Saturday after he was pinned under his pickup truck in a one-vehicle accident, authorities said.
Richard W. Schroeder, 51, was declared dead at 3:06 a.m. at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox following the crash near Delaney...