Emergency landing on Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills (Craig/CapturedNews).
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Private Aircraft Emergency Landing on Milwaukee Avenue Near Trader Joe’s Libertyville, Vernon Hills

Police from Libertyville and Vernon Hills, and firefighters and paramedics from Countryside FPD and Vernon Hills responded about 10:15 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2022 to a report of an aircraft emergency landing on Milwaukee Avenue […]

Red pickup truck submerged in a small pond after the driver was rescued in Vernon Hills (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
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Firefighters’ Quick Response, Quick Rescue for Pickup Truck Driver Standing on Submerged Vehicle in Vernon Hills

GUIDE TO GETTING OUT! Lincolnshire-Riverwoods firefighters, paramedics and divers responded about 6:57 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2022 to a report of a vehicle in a small pond near Fuji America Corporation, 171 Corporate Woods Parkway […]

Ilan Gibori, suspect in sexual assault of minor (SOURCE: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, Texas)
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Fact Finding on Sexual Assault Suspect Ilan Gibori and Situational Awareness As Police Seek Additional Information from Community

According to Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 (CCSD21), on Thursday, March 25, 2021, CCSD21 was informed by the Vernon Hills Police Department that former Cooper Middle School teacher Ilan Gibori was taken into custody […]

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Former Vernon Hills Deputy Chief of Police Patrick Zimmerman Indicted by Grand Jury on Official Misconduct, Theft Charges

Today, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that a Grand Jury indicted former Vernon Hills Deputy Chief of Police Patrick Zimmerman on two felony counts of official misconduct and two […]

Andjela Katarina Lazic, missing female teen Vernon Hills (SOURCE: Vernon Hills Police Department)
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LOCATED: Vernon Hills Police Department Seeks Help Locating Missing Female Teen Last Seen Saturday, April 18, 2020

The Vernon Hills Police Department is currently attempting to locate 17 year-old Andjela Katarina Lazic. She was last seen April 18, 2020 in an unknown make and model blue hatchback. She is 5’5”, 130 LBS […]

Cortez R. Morrow, 37, of Waukegan (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Three Apprehended by Multi-Law Agency, K-9 Effort in Lake County After Mettawa Costco Burglary with Almost $20,000 Loss of Merchandise

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and a K-9 Unit from Gurnee Police Department located and apprehended three individuals who are accused of forcing entry into the Costco in Mettawa and committing a commercial burglary. Lake County […]