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"Stories of War" Presentation to Feature Family of Combat Veteran
Daughters of a heroic veteran will be featured in a free presentation on Wednesday, August 13, in another of a series of presentations organized by the Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program affiliated with the Lake County Health Department.
17 hrs ago
Take a Ride on The Newest Record-Breaking Wooden Roller Coaster
It may not be as tall as some steel roller coasters out there, but Goliath at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Liberty Town Productions' 6th Annual Best of Broadway Showcase Set for 8/2
Liberty Town Productions, Libertyville's not-for-profit entertainment company, hosts its sixth annual Musical Summer Showcase featuring the Best of Broadway on Saturday, Aug. 2, in The Fuel Room of Austin's Saloon & Eatery.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Lake Bluff Man Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Alcohol and Drugs
The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Power outage at Six Flags Great America amusement park strands riders
Power was restored at the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Illinois on Sunday after a power outage the previous evening left people stranded on rides, a spokeswoman said.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Neighborhood on Gurnee's west side becoming tropical bird paradise
These canaries recently were found roaming around Capitol Lane on Gurnee's west side.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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Coroner: Cop's blood-alcohol level more than 3 times legal limit after crash
Shortly before Jason Mueller's funeral Friday, the Lake Coroner's office reported the Waukegan police officer's blood-alcohol level was more than three and a half times the legal limit when he drove off the road in Gurnee last weekend.
Sentencing set for July 29 in heroin overdose case
Michelle Lee, 21, was found guilty May 21 of delivering a controlled substance that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old Vernon Hills High School student in 2011.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Autumn Leaves of Gurnee Groundbreaking
To fulfill a growing need, a cutting-edge community specifically designed for residents living with Alzheimer's and dementia is breaking ground in the Village of Gurnee.
Groundbreaking Planned for First Free-Standing Memory Care Community in Gurnee
In response to a growing need for memory care, a company with a specialized concept designed for residents living with Alzheimer's and dementia will begin construction on a new 30,000 square foot, $11.3 million memory care community in the Village of Gurnee.
Nontraditional school could be housed in Woodstock's Old Courthouse
Sarah Nader- firstname.lastname@example.org Kyle Kelly with Renaissance Restoration, works painting t he outside of the dome at the Old Courthouse in Woodstock last month.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Run/walk will benefit Children's Advocacy Center
Lake County Children's Advocacy Center will host a fun run and walk Saturday, Aug. 16. The Color the Park 5-kilometer event will be at Hunt Club Park in Gurnee.
Alert Cabbie Helps Cops Snare Escaped Mental Patient
A man accused of attacking his girlfriend at Six Flags Great America, beating her so severely he fractured her skull, escaped from a mental health center Wednesday but was recaptured later in the day thanks to the efforts of a sharp-eyed cabbie.
Escaped mental health center prisoner in custody in Elgin
A prisoner who escaped from the Elgin Mental Health Center on Wednesday morning has been found and is in police custody.
23 apply for associated judge opening
Lake County circuit court officials say 23 people have applied for an associate judge opening.
Funeral Services Set for Officer Killed in Off-Duty Crash
Funeral services have been set for a police officer who was killed in a single-vehicle, off-duty crash early Saturday in Gurnee.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Coroner's office: Alcohol played role in cop's death
A Waukegan police officer exceeded the legal blood-alcohol threshold when he died in an off-duty, single-vehicle crash in Gurnee last weekend, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Imprisoned Zion man tries to withdraw plea deal for 2012 standoff in Gurnee
A Zion man who pleaded guilty this year to home invasion for attacking a Gurnee family is trying to withdraw his plea agreement, claiming he was told by his defense attorney he would receive a far shorter prison sentence than was issued.
CCU Hosts Free Seminar: "Selling Your Home in Today's Market"
Waukegan, IL, July 8th, 2014: Working through the process of selling a home can be challenging, especially for those doing so for the first time.
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Off-duty Waukegan police officer killed in crash
An off-duty north suburban police officer was killed in a single-car crash early Saturday in Gurnee, according to Waukegan police.