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Gurnee Grade School demolition plan gets financial boost
PAUL VALADEfirstname.lastname@example.org Lake County officials will vote Tuesday on an agreement with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency for a grant of $750,000 to cover the cost of demolition, site restoration and project management of the 1950s-era Gurnee Grade School.
Police: Jeep struck school bus in fatal crash
Results from a Lake County sheriff's office investigation into last month's school bus crash near Wadsworth show a Jeep Wrangler crashed into the bus.
Durham Teams with Local First Responders for School Bus Evacuation Drill in Illinois
Demonstrating the level of collaboration that is happening more and more frequently nationwide, a Durham School Services location about 7 miles south of the Chicago and Wisconsin border partnered with emergency personnel from three local cities to conduct an evacuation training drill in response to a fatal bus crash last month.
Firefighters Battling Extra-Alarm Blaze In Lake County
In Lake County, Illinois, at least two firefighters have suffered heat exhaustion while battling an extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth.
No charges in fatal school bus crash in Newport near Wadsworth
No charges will be filed in connection with the April 5 school bus crash that killed one motorist and sent more than two dozen children to area hospitals in north suburban Newport Township, the Lake County Sheriff's office said Tuesday.
Sheriff: No charges in Wadsworth school bus crash
Police in suburban Chicago say prosecutors won't file charges after a school bus accident left the driver of a Jeep dead earlier this month.
Has Des Plaines River flood prevention stalled?
Nearly 27 years since the twin deluges of 1986 and 1987 set new flooding records affecting thousands of homes and businesses, proposed solutions to alleviate flooding along the upper Des Plaines River in Cook and Lake counties seem to be limping along.
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Bus accident sheds light on dangerous intersections
The April 5 crash, which left one motorist dead, has drawn attention to the intersections along Route 173 and others nearby.
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Gurnee begins cleanup as Des Plaines River recedes
Gary Elsbury of Gurnee who is a building and grounds volunteer at the Gurnee Community Church on Old Grand Avenue cleans the muck off a sidewalk at the church from the recent flooding.