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State Senator Suzi Schmidt. (Lake County Sheriff's police / June 12, 2012)

Neighbors say state senator harassing them for more than year

Neighbors of state Sen. Suzi Schmidt claim the lawmaker has been harassing them for more than a year, including a confrontation with their 7-year-old son, … Read more ›

State Senator Suzi Schmidt. (Lake County Sheriff's police / June 12, 2012)

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt arrested in stalking case

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested by Lake County Sheriff’s deputies this afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant alleging that she damaged her neighbor’s property and … Read more ›

Four charged in mugging

Four men have been charged with a mugging and armed robbery Wednesday evening in Buffalo Grove. Kenneth Green, 20, and Robert Green, 19, both of … Read more ›

John Warsaw (Lincolnshire Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Glencoe man charged with reckless homicide in crash that killed newlywed

A Glencoe man is free on bond after being charged with reckless homicide in an alcohol-related accident in January that killed a newlywed bride, whose … Read more ›

Surrounded by his attorneys, Bennie Starks speaks to the media after his court case was dismissed in the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan today. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / May 15, 2012)

After 20 years in prison, man cleared in ’86 Waukegan rape

Lake County prosecutors have dropped rape charges against Bennie Starks, who spent 20 years in prison before DNA pointed away from him. Assistant State’s Attorney … Read more ›

Cash stolen from synagogue donation jars

Between $30 and $50 was stolen from donation cans inside Temple Bay Shul this week, according to Buffalo Grove police. The money was taken out … Read more ›

Ex-day care center owner loses bid to drop charges, goes to trial Monday

The woman who owned a day care center where a boy was murdered in 2009 is set to stand trial in Lake County Monday after … Read more ›

New trial denied for woman convicted in day care center murder

Attorneys for the woman convicted last year of killing a boy at Lake County day care center failed to win her a new trial Thursday … Read more ›

David Braun

Buffalo Grove man charged with possession of child pornography

A Buffalo Grove man faces charges he stored pornographic images of children on his computer. David Braun, 51, of the 0-100 block of Wakefield Lane, … Read more ›

Police: Lewd images on cell phone card led to arrest

Lewd images that authorities said were found on a cell phone memory card have led to the arrest of a Palatine man on child pornography … Read more ›