Ex-Illinois cop charged in 2020 fatal shooting of Black man

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer who was fired after he shot into a car two ...
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Pictorial: Fiestas Patrias Parade in Waukegan

The Waukegan Fiestas Patrias parade was an exuberant celebration of Mexican Independence. Under a bright late summer sky and warm ...
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Armed man shot, killed by Zion police officer while trying to break into home ID’d by coroner

ZION, Ill. (WLS) -- A Zion police officer shot and killed a man who Lake County officials said had a ...
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Officials now hoping for December opening of temporary Waukegan casino; ‘It is taking longer than expected’

Gambling on New Year’s Eve along with a sit-down dinner looks like a distinct possibility for people in the Waukegan ...
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$10M Bail In Child Sex Assault Case For Lake County Man

LAKE COUNTY, IL — A $10 million bail has been issued for a 36-year-old Lake County man accused of sexually ...
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Illinois’ Lake County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help naming their newest K-9 deputies

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- The Lake County, Illinois, Sheriff's Department is calling upon the youth to help name their ...
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Lake County Board votes to support state bill to ban automatic weapons, large magazines for ammo

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- In the weeks following the mass shooting in her town on July 4, Highland Park Mayor ...
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Weekend Break: Illinois Lake County Fair

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. — The Illinois lake County Fair is happening in Grayslake this weekend. Attractions and events include everything from ...
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North Chicago police officers honored for role in capturing accused Highland Park parade shooter

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) -- Seven members of the North Chicago Police Department were honored Monday night, including five involved ...
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Monkeypox reported at Illinois border, doctors say risk remains low

There are currently no confirmed cases of monkeypox in Wisconsin, however, its bordering state to the south, Illinois, ranks third ...
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Check for $1000 to be presented to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance by Burn Survivor Alicia Timm of Lake Zurich

On Wednesday, June 22nd at 12:30 p.m. at YMCA Camp Duncan (32405 N. US Highway 12, Ingleside, IL) an oversized $1,000 check ...
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Exciting Things Are Happening at Ryerson Woods

Part II of a happy ending involving the Lake County Forest Preserves. We had to relocate two historic cabins from ...
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3 kids killed in Round Lake Beach Homicide

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- A suburban father facing murder charges in the deaths of his three children left a note ...
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Lake County Board extends COVID-19 emergency declaration; no monkeypox cases yet

The Lake County Board voted mostly along party lines on Tuesday to extend its COVID-19 emergency declaration. After a brief ...
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Rally to End Gun Violence in Libertyville

Today, a rally against gun violence was held at Cook Park in Libertyville. Organized by Moms Demand Action and with ...
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