Jacob Firestone, charged with two felony counts of Obstructing Justice (SOURCE: Lake County Major Crime Task Force)
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Second Male Connected to Death Investigation at Lake Michigan Shoreline Charged with a Crime — Obstruction of Justice

A second male suspect, who is connected to a death investigation of victim Matthew Ascaridis, has been charged with a crime. Matthew Ascaridis, age 45, of Highland Park, died in a violent struggle near the […]

Nicholas M. Caban, involved in a violent confrontation, accused of possessing a defaced firearm not used at violent confrontation at Lake Michigan shoreline (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office/Imagery ©2022 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2022 Google).
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Police: Highland Park Resident in Lake Michigan Beach Fatal Fight Possessed Defaced Firearm Not Used in Fight

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force Investigators and Lake County Forest Preserve Police on Saturday, September 17, 2022, conducted a search warrant at the residence of Nicholas M. Caban, age 20, of the 3400 […]

Lake County Forest Preserve Police at the scene where a body was found near the Lake Michigan shoreline near the Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).
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Man Killed in Fight After Complaining About Noise on Lake Michigan Beach Near Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, September 18, 2022 provided additional information regarding the investigation of a body found near the Lake Michigan shoreline about 5:10 a.m. Saturday, September 17, 2022. CARDINAL UPDATE … […]

Arlington Heights police officers protect the scene as staff from a funeral home or the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office work to remove the body from the scene
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Body Found in Front of the Vail Avenue Parking Garage Between Campbell St and Sigwalt St in Arlington Heights

Police from Arlington Heights at about 10:14 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022 called Arlington Heights Fire Department paramedics to respond near the parking garage at 43 South Vail Avenue in Arlington Heights where they were […]

Ahmeel Fowler, homicide suspect (SOURCE: Greene County Sheriff's Office)
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Wheeling Police Announce Arrest Warrant for the Homicide of Ja’nya Murphy, Found Murdered in Her Apartment

Wheeling Police Department announced Friday afternoon, November 12, 2021 that an arrest warrant was approved by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office for Ahmeel Fowler, age 26, of Pingree Grove connected to the homicide of […]

Ja'nya Murphy (left) and Jaclyn Dobbs (SOURCE: Wheeling Police Department)
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Body of Missing Jaclyn “Angel” Dobbs of Inland Dr, Wheeling Found in Pond at I-80 and Kennedy Dr, Hammond, Indiana

Daughter of Ja’nya Murphy of Inland Dr, Wheeling Found in Interchange Retention Pond at I-80 and Kennedy Dr, Hammond, Indiana A body found in a retention pond Northwest Indiana on Thursday afternoon has now been […]

Lake Michigan fromo Waukegan to Lake Forest (SOURCE: Map data ©2021 Google)
Police Investigations

Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Two Bodies Recovered from Lake Michigan Near Waukegan Harbor, Lake Forest Shoreline

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two adult bodies recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday, August 15, 2021. The body of an adult woman was recovered by the United States Coast Guard just after […]

U-Haul Roscoe Illinois (Image captured June 2019 ©2021 Google)
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Woman Reported Missing from Holiday Hills Jan. 2, 2021 Found Dead in U-Haul Storage Unit in Roscoe

Following a search warrant executed by the Roscoe Police Department (lead agency) and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations; a missing […]

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McHenry County Conservation District Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Male Adult Body Found in Rural Harvard, Illinois

McHenry County Conservation District Police are seeking the public’s help to identify the body of a male adult that was found May 4, 2019 in a remote area of rural Harvard, according to a news […]

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Before Press Conference, “Sources Say” Body of Missing Crystal Lake 5 Yr-Old Found in Field South of Woodstock

While a noon press conference was delayed, police sources have told Chicago media that the body of Andrew “AJ” Freund, the 5-year-old boy missing from Crystal Lake, was found in a field about four miles […]