Jennifer Banek, Lake County Coroner

Incumbent Lake County Coroner Edged Out by Democrat Jennifer Banek; Incumbent Lake County State’s Michael G. “Mike” Nerheim Attorney Holds on to Position

On Election Day, November 3, 2020, incumbent Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper lost by 991 votes among 247,965 votes cast. The winner, Democrat Jennifer Banek, was strong near Highland Park, Highwood, Buffalo Grove, Grayslake, Hainesville, […]

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Identity Released for Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with a Semi-Trailer Truck on Route 45 South of Sheridan Ave, Gurnee

The Lake County coroner’s office on Tuesday September 17, 2019 released the identity of the motorcyclist who died in a crash with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning September 16, 2019. Alex Gamburg crashed head-on with […]

Laura Casey, road construction worker killed in Lake Forest
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Identity Released for Road Construction Flagger Killed During Road Construction Operations on Route 41 Near Old Elm Rd, Lake Forest

The Lake County Coroner’s Office Wednesday afternoon June 26, 2019 released the identity of the road construction flagger that was killed on Route 41 near Old Elm Road on Tuesday June 25, 2019 about 12:01 […]

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Road Construction Worker Killed During Road Grinder Operations on Route 41 South of Old Elm Rd, Lake Forest

Lake Forest police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:02 a.m. Tuesday June 25, 2019 to a report that a road construction worker assigned as a flagger was hit by a road grinder on southbound Route 41 […]

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Two Killed in Head-on Crash on Fairfield Rd Near Route 60 Between Round Lake and Wauconda in Fremont Township, Lake County

Double Fatal Crash in Unincorporated Grayslake Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and Grayslake FPD firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:05 p.m. Saturday June 8, 2019 to Fairfield Road north of Route 60 in Fremont Township to a report […]

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Police Outline Link of Antioch and Gurnee Crimes Wednesday; Seek Connection with Gurnee Bank Robbery

A police confrontation, following a solicitor complaint Wednesday morning in an Antioch neighborhood, was followed by a standoff with police officers in Antioch Township, and was followed by a fatal police-involved shooting on Route 41 […]