Entrance to Mineola Marine where a homicide occurred inside a condo on Mineola Road Monday night, December 12, 2022 (PHOTO CREDIT: Craig/Captured News)
911 Priority Alerts

Suspect in Fox Lake Homicide on Mineola Rd Apprehended in Round Lake, Surrounded by Tactical Police

Police tactical units began a police operation in Round Lake just before 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2022 for a possible barricaded subject, who police wanted to investigate regarding a homicide in Fox Lake earlier […]

North Chicago Police Department (Image capture September 2018 ©2022 Google)
CRIME BLOG C

North Chicago Jail Death Investigation After Suspect Suffers Blood Loss from Extracted Dialysis Port

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force was activated this morning, Saturday, October 8, 2022, following a death which occurred in the North Chicago Police temporary jail/detention area. Preliminary investigation shows a 34-year-old man was […]

Jacob Firestone, charged with two felony counts of Obstructing Justice (SOURCE: Lake County Major Crime Task Force)
CRIME BLOG C

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).
1-5TOP

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).
1-5TOP

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 … […]

Washington Street and Lancer Drive intersection near scene of shooting from one vehicle to another on Washington Street near College of Lake County in Grayslake (Image capture August 2019 ©2022)
CRIME BLOG C

Passenger Killed in Shooting from One Vehicle to Another on Washington St Near Lancer Ln, Grayslake

Grayslake police officers were dispatched about 10:45 a.m. Saturday, September 17, 2022, to a report that a gunshot victim arrived at Northwestern Medicine Center Grayslake. Police responded to the hospital and learned that the victim, […]