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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Gurnee Tire & Brake owner accused in sexual assaults dating back 20 years

A Gurnee business owner has been charged in sexual assaults against two women that date back 20 years, the Lake County Sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Lake Villa, IL, Waukegan, IL

7 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

ACR, Inc. Earns Top Restoration Industry Award RIA picks ACR for 2014 ...

April 10, 2014 - ACR, Inc. was announced as the winner of the 2014 Phoenix Award for Innovation in Restoration at the Restoration Industry Association annual conference held in Orlando, FL.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County GOP chooses new leader

Former Warren Township GOP Chairman Mike Amrozowicz unseated Wauconda Township's Bob Cook during the party's biennial convention at the Midlane Golf Resort in Wadsworth.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Wadsworth, IL, US News, Gurnee, IL, Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

Warren Twp. frustrated with stop sign offenders

Warren Township officials are trying to do something about what they say are too many drivers blowing off stop signs at the government complex just outside Gurnee.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Plea deal possible for man accused in Gurnee Youth Baseball theft

The attorney for a man accused of stealing more than $80,000 from Gurnee Youth Baseball said he expects a plea deal in the case in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Round Lake Park cops: Man arrested after trying to report drug dealer

Tyrone Readus called an emergency dispatcher to report a man tried to sell marijuana to him, but Round Lake Park police said he and the accused dealer wound up being arrested.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Park, IL, Drugs

Information Technology

Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) and Sims Recycling...

ENP Newswire - 16 April 2014 Release date- 16042014 - The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County and Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling are promoting the environmentally responsible recycling of electronics this earth day.

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Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, TV, Electronics, Computers

Daily Herald

Prairie Crossing charter renewed but must diversify

Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake was criticized for lacking student diversity before narrowly receiving approval to operate another five years from a state commission.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Gurnee, IL, Mundelein, IL

Daily Herald

Lindenhurst children make spring baskets for less fortunate

Preschoolers Cael Cramond, left, and Jakob Halperin make spring baskets Tuesday at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Lindenhurst, IL, Lake Villa, IL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Deerfield Residents Divided on Marijuana Dispensary Question

Deerfield Patch readers have strong opinions on the question of whether they want to see a medical marijuana dispensary open in the village.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Kell, IL

Patch.com

Lake Villa Man Charged with Battery

On April 10, 2014 the Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 Block of Eastmoor Dr in Lake Villa for having inappropriate contact with a female employee of the Antioch Fire Protection District resulting in a battery charge of insulting and provoking nature.

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Related Topix: Lake Villa, IL

Patch.com

Renovations Underway on Gurnee Mills Food Court

The following information comes from a Bitner Goodman press release regarding renovations at Gurnee Mills has begun work on the transformation of its Lake County Food Court.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Grandwood Park man pleads guilty to 2012 sexual assault of child

Nyasha Mbawa, 20, of the 36000 block of Grand Oaks Court, will be sentenced on June 18 in front of Lake County Judge James Booras to between 13 years and 30 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Grandwood Park, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Police: Zion man had child pornography

Richard V. Jinkens, 48, of the 2000 block of Elizabeth Avenue, faces five counts of felony child pornography possession, police announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Zion, IL, Lake Villa, IL

Patch.com

Bassi Deserving of Honor

On Wednesday, April 9, Highland Park honored Anne Flanigan Bassi with its 2014 Humanitarian Award in recognition of her work spearheading our community's response to the Affordable Care Act as Moraine Township supervisor.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, IL, Opinion

Daily Herald

Walk to Cure Arthritis set for April 26 in Lake County

The Arthritis Foundation has announced the 12th annual Walk to Cure Arthritis Lake County will be on Saturday, April 26, at Old School Forest Preserve in Mettawa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Mettawa, IL, Evanston, IL, Northwestern University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Herald

Former Lake Zurich police chief Glogovsky dies

"Now he can eat as much candy as he wants, and doughnuts; that gives me some peace," Glogovsky's daughter Margie O'Neill said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Lake Zurich, IL, North Chicago, IL, Zion, IL, Waukegan, IL

Chicago Tribune

'Heavy, heavy' rain, hail move into area

Severe storms are hitting the Chicago area, bringing strong winds, 'heavy, heavy' rain, and hail, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, McHenry County, IL, Kane County, IL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Patch.com

Free Workshop for Homeowners Associations and Property Owners

Those detention ponds, drainage swales, wetlands and natural areas in your subdivision are important components of a designed stormwater management and drainage system that needs to be maintained.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Tower Lakes, IL

Daily Herald

Pet microchips, vaccinations offered:

The Vernon Hills Police Department will host a pet vaccination and microchip clinic from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 26, in the police garage at 754 Lakeview Parkway.

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Related Topix: Vernon Hills, IL

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