Jennifer Stroud sentenced to eight years for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment of her son (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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Woman Sentenced to 8 Years for Involuntary Manslaughter of Her Child, Age 11; Didn’t Give Medication to Prevent Heart Transplant Rejection

A Lake County Judge sentenced a Park City woman to eight years for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment of her own child on Thursday, July 21, 2022. The sentence is to be served at 50% […]

Andres Leyva, convicted Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney).
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Andres Leyva Found Guilty in Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault Trial After Attack in Third Lake in September 2020

(Lake County, IL) Late afternoon on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, a bench trial concluded in the Lake County Courthouse with “guilty” verdicts on all counts. Andres Leyva, 31, was convicted of one count of Aggravated […]

Jannie Perry, First Degree Murder suspect in the death of her 6 year-old son (SOURCE: Office of the State's Attorney Lake County, Illinois)
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State’s Attorney’s Office Formally Charges Mother and Brother for “Brutal and Heinous” Murder of Damari Perry

(Lake County, IL) – The day after 6-year-old Damari Perry was laid to rest, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed a 19-count indictment against his mother and brother, charging both with first-degree […]

Varghese Philip, convicted attempted murder and aggravated battery (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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Guilty Verdict in Attempted Murder Trial: Prosecutors Praise Victim That Was Beaten After She Turned Down Romantic Advances

(Lake County, IL) – A Waukegan man who severely beat a woman after she turned down his romantic advances was convicted of both attempted murder and aggravated battery by a jury in Lake County Circuit […]

Israel Suaste-Gonzalez, pleaded guilty to criminal sexual assault (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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Special Kind of Depravity: Special Education Worker Gets 24 Years in Prison After Guilty Plea to Sexual Assault of Student

(Lake County, IL) – A Mundelein area man was sentenced late Tuesday afternoon to 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting a special needs student while he was employed at the Special Education District of […]

Aaron C. Cornelius, suspect of Indecent Solicitation of a Child (Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Male Suspect from Wonder Lake Arrested, Charged with Indecent Solicitation, after Traveling to Meet “14-Year-Old” Girl in Sting

On Monday, August 9, 2021, a male resident of Wonder Lake was arrested for indecent solicitation of a child. Aaron C. Cornelius, age 36, of the block of 4200 East Wonder Lake Drive, Wonder Lake, […]