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  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab
    A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day. Jesse...
  • Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more

    Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Waukegan man and a 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man were arrested on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Westleigh Road at Wallace Road and charged with the theft of two mountain bikes. A 61-...
  • Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care

    Man charged with sex assault of 5-year-old at wife's day care
      A Waukegan man is charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old at his wife’s home day care, authorities said. After the child cried out about the alleged assault, police arrested Mario Montes-Deoca, 60, last week and he was charged with...
  • Lake Zurich police reports: $30,000 in jewelry reported stolen, and more

    Lake Zurich police reports: $30,000 in jewelry reported stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports. A 47-year-old Chicago woman was arrested on June 23 at 3:07 p.m. in the 600 block of North Rand Road and charged with stealing $84 in merchandise. A water heater and two air conditioners valued at...
  • Waukegan man charged in assault on Libertyville bike trail

    Waukegan man charged in assault on Libertyville bike trail
    A Waukegan man was arrested yesterday in connection with the assault of a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path in Libertyville earlier this month, authorities said. Denilson Martinez-Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Honduran man living in Waukegan, has...
  • Chicago beaches closed after storms

    Chicago beaches closed after storms
    As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
  • Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner

    Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner
    A rookie Waukegan police officer killed in a single-car crash last weekend had a blood alcohol content 3 1/2 times higher than the legal limit to drive, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Officer Jason J. Mueller was off-duty when...
  • League of Women Voters teaching residents to curb flooding

    League of Women Voters teaching residents to curb flooding
    The League of Women Voters is getting the word out on how Cook and Lake County residents, particularly those along the coastline of Lake Michigan, can prevent flooding while being environmentally friendly at the same time. Krista Grimm, a water issues...
  • Lake Forest police reports: Underage drinking, resisting arrest, possession of pot

    Lake Forest police reports: Underage drinking, resisting arrest, possession of pot
    The following information was taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 20-year-old Waukegan man was arrested at 10:50 p.m. July 4 in the 300 block of Ahwahnee Road. He was charged with disorderly conduct, consumption of alcohol by a minor and...
  • Glenview police reports: Woman charged with criminal damage to property

    Glenview police reports: Woman charged with criminal damage to property
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A 47-year-old Glenview woman was arrested July 17 at 12:32 p.m. and charged with criminal damage to property along the 1600 block of Waukegan Road. A 57-year-old Glenview man was arrested...
  • Ex-Highland Park teacher charged with cyberstalking

    Ex-Highland Park teacher charged with cyberstalking
    A Highland Park High School substitute teacher who had been "released" from his job this week was charged Friday with using a computer to make "disparaging rants" statements regarding his status at the school, police said today. Steven Habay, 40,...