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Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:48 am

Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

FOX LAKE –The widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitab ...
Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:43 am

Fox Lake woman cited after striking ambulance, gas meter on home

FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake woman was cited after police said she drove away after striking the gas meter on a home and struck an ambulance while ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:26 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 725
5 to 9 Years 532
10 to 14 Years 604
15 to 19 Years 670
20 to 24 Years 586
25 to 34 Years 1468
35 to 44 Years 1654
45 to 54 Years 1675
55 to 59 Years 739
60 to 64 Years 598
65 to 74 Years 839
75 to 84 Years 477
85 Years and Over 201
Median Age (in years) 39.7

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Ancestry

American 209 1.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 134 1.1%
Danish 119 1.0%
Dutch 132 1.1%
English 475 3.9%
French (except Basque) 223 1.8%
French Canadian 109 0.9%
German 3,295 27.2%
Greek 118 1.0%
Hungarian 111 0.9%
Irish 2,080 17.2%
Italian 1,251 10.3%
Lithuanian 70 0.6%
Norwegian 238 2.0%
Polish 2,412 19.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 94 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 168 1.4%
Scottish 232 1.9%
Slovak 12 0.1%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 444 3.7%
Swiss 35 0.3%
Ukrainian 91 0.8%
Welsh 41 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Vehicle flees scene after hitting gas meter on Fox Lake home

FOX LAKE –A vehicle fled the scene after hitting a gas meter of a Fox Lake home, fire officials said Tuesday.The Fox Lake Fire Protection D ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 am

Fox Lake ambulance involved in crash

FOX LAKE –A Fox Lake Fire Protection District ambulance was struck by another vehicle Tuesday while stopped at a Fox Lake intersection, off ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:21 pm

Fox Lake Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Illinois

For Mundelein resident Katie Millar, being involved with Special Olympics has given her friends all across northeastern Illinois.She first g ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 250 3.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 462 6.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 2,581 33.7%
Some College, No Degree 2,502 32.7%
Associates Degree 556 7.3%
Bachelor's Degree 985 12.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 315 4.1%
Population 25 years and Over 7,651
High School Graduate or Higher 90.69%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16.99%

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Gender

Male 5,207 48.36%
Female 5,561 51.64%
Total Population 10,768

Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's pension could still go to widow, expert says

FOX LAKE – Despite her recent indictment on felony money laundering charges, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz co ...
Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:01 am

Not enough evidence to charge Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's son

CHICAGO – Investigators did not find enough evidence to charge the son of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz with financial cri ...
Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:43 pm

PHOTOS: Police search Volo, Lakemoor after false Fox Lake shooting tip

A large police presence with K9 units and at least two helicopters shut down much of the area around Route 12 and 120 in Volo and extending ...
Jan. 27, 2016 - 12:21 pm

Household Type

Total Households 4,464
Family Households 2,712 60.75%
with own children under 18 years 1,245 27.88&

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 4,464
Owner-Occupied 3,183 71.30%
Renter Occupied 1,281 28.69&

Fox Lake swears in interim police chief, deputy chief

FOX LAKE – The village of Fox Lake officially has two new leaders promising to learn from the high-profile scandals that shook the departmen ...
Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Fox Lake to appoint interim deputy police chief who worked in Roselle

FOX LAKE – Fox Lake trustees are slated to take another step in restructuring the village's police department by appointing a retired police ...
Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am

Fox Lake approves 1-year contract with interim police chief

FOX LAKE – Fox Lake village trustees approved a contract with a new interim chief Tuesday, but decided to wait to swear him in until the cur ...
Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:46 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $868

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 2,496
Median (dollars) $1697
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 687
Median (dollars) $647

Fox Lake Police Department tabs former Algonquin chief as interim chief

FOX LAKE – Former Algonquin Police Chief Russell Laine will serve as the new interim chief of the Fox Lake Police Department, the village an ...
Jan. 10, 2016 - 12:48 am

Police officer interviews part of Fox Lake 'puzzle' in Joe Gliniewicz investigation

FOX LAKE – Newly released documents containing interviews with first responding officers at the scene of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz' ...
Jan. 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Officers quickly rejected suicide in Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's death

CHICAGO – At least one officer responding to the fatal shooting of a Fox Lake police officer who staged his suicide to make it look like hom ...
Jan. 5, 2016 - 11:56 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $181,700

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $54,920

Top news story of 2015: Joe Gliniewicz's actions rock Fox Lake with tragedy, then scandal

FOX LAKE – In two months, the story of a fallen hero disintegrated into the story of a crooked cop who fooled his community and the nation.F ...
Dec. 27, 2015 - 5:00 am

Chicago woman charged with prostitution at Fox Lake spa

FOX LAKE – A Chicago woman was charged with prostitution at a Fox Lake spa after she offered to perform a sexual act on an undercover detect ...
Dec. 18, 2015 - 12:04 am

Fox Lake suspends 3 police officers over unnecessary force in jail altercation videos

FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake police detective and two officers have been suspended without pay after admitting they applied unnecessary force to an ...
Dec. 11, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 16 0.10%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 495 3.19%
Construction 432 2.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 906 5.84%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 366 2.36%
Information 146 0.94%
Manufacturing 837 5.40%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 123 0.79%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 569 3.67%
Public Administration 158 1.02%
Retail Trade 717 4.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 199 1.28%
Wholesale Trade 327 2.11%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 5,291

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.12
Density (in square feet) 1,326.11

VIDEO: Fox Lake police altercation in jail that led to unnecessary force suspensions

FOX LAKE — A Fox Lake police detective and two officers have been suspended after admitting they applied unnecessary force to an allegedly i ...
Dec. 11, 2015 - 11:17 pm

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Fox Lake police officers use 'unnecessary force' in jail altercation

FOX LAKE — The Village of Fox Lake released video Friday of an altercation in the police department's jail from Dec. 5, 2014. Three Fox Lak ...
Dec. 11, 2015 - 11:20 pm

Fox Lake suspends Joe Gliniewicz's 'mismanaged' police explorer program

FOX LAKE – Fox Lake village officials have temporarily suspended the youth police explorer program they said was “outrageously mismanaged” b ...
Dec. 8, 2015 - 11:44 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Brad Schneider
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,120
Cuban 0
Mexican 688
Other Hispanic or Latino 155
Puerto Rican 277
Total Population 1,120
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,648
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 35
Asian Alone 364
Black or African American Alone 150
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 73
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 73
White Alone 9,026
Total Population 10,768

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Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow gets $33,500 in donations, paycheck released to her

FOX LAKE –The widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz will receive nearly $33,500 from a frozen bank account under an agreement betw ...
Dec. 8, 2015 - 12:15 am

Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz funds to be released to his widow, attorney says

FOX LAKE – An order to release frozen funds to the widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, who killed himself after embezz ...
Dec. 4, 2015 - 11:05 pm

Fox Lake to celebrate winter season with parade, tree lighting ceremony

FOX LAKE –A parade will kick off Fox Lake’s tree lighting ceremony this November.The Illuminated Parade will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday at ...
Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:05 am

Schools

Elementary Schools Fox Lake Grade School Dist. 114
Secondary Schools Grant Community High School Dist. 124
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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Freeze on Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow's bank accounts extended

WAUKEGAN – The freeze on Melodie Gliniewicz’s bank account was extended Friday, as attorneys issue subpoenas and the ongoing investigation o ...
Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm

Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

FOX LAKE – The basement that is home to the Fox Lake Police Explorers post looks like disgraced Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was preparing for a zombi ...
Dec. 21, 2015 - 8:13 pm

VIDEO: Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Village Administrator Anne Marrin and Detective Chris Covelli look on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, through mounds of boxes f ...
Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:06 pm

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