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5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Slain 5-month-old Zion boy recalled at prayer vigil

Joshua Summeries was remembered in a prayer vigil outside his Zion home Thursday night, exactly one year since the 5-month-old boy was killed by his mother's boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Zion, IL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

War veterans wanted for interviews:

Lake County Chief Judge John T. Phillips, an Air Force veteran, announced this week legal community partners will again work with the Library of Congress on its Veterans' History Project.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Waukegan, IL

Lake Forester

Lake County saves $800,000 in Lewis Avenue resurfacing project

After setting aside $1.89 million earlier this summer for the resurfacing of Lewis Avenue between Route 137 and Argonne Drive, the Lake County Board fielded bids that will end up saving the county about $800,000.

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Related Topix: Arlington Heights, IL, North Chicago, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Lake Villa, IL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lake Forester

Targeted DUI patrols begin in advance of Labor Day holiday

Six police departments covering the core of Lake County have already begun enhanced patrols targeting drunken drivers in anticipation of the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Vernon Hills, IL, Gurnee, IL, Waukegan, IL, Grayslake, IL, Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forester

Reduced price food program ready to deliver in Lake County

Three Lake County locations have been picked for the delivery of fresh produce and meats at discounted prices through the Chicago-based nonprofit Top Box Foods.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Round Lake, IL, Waukegan, IL, North Chicago, IL

Daily Herald

Waukegan man accused of attacking jogger on bike path pleads not guilty

A Waukegan man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the June 15 attack on a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path near Libertyville.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, Libertyville, IL, Gurnee, IL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lake Forester

Health summit details programs, services for Lake County veterans and their families

Health officials are reporting progress in developing a list of services and programs available to veterans and their families in Lake County.

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Related Topix: North Chicago, IL, Life, Veteran Affairs, McHenry County, IL, Lake Forest, IL

Daily Herald

Antioch man accused of two murders awaits psych eval results

The defense attorney for a 55-year-old Antioch man accused of killing his wife and mother said he awaiting the results of a psychological evaluation before being able to go to trial.

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Related Topix: Antioch, IL, Violent Crime

Daily Herald

Lake County Housing Authority names 'What Home Means to Me' contest winner

Taylor Smith of North Chicago captured the "What Home Means to Me" contest for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from Lake County's public housing agency.

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Related Topix: North Chicago, IL, Family, Kids

Daily Herald

Midwest CareCenter in Glenview offering grief support

Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter grief support groups, workshops and events provide a non-judgmental confidential outlet for adults and youth in the North Shore, Lake County and beyond who are grieving the loss of a loved one, whether by illness or trauma.

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Related Topix: Glenview, IL, Lake Forest, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Child, great grandma and great-great grandma escape fire

A 65-year-old North Chicago woman was able to get her mother and a 2-year-old out of a burning house Monday afternoon without injury, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.

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Related Topix: North Chicago, IL

Lake Forester

Lake Forest Hospital expands cancer care

Why it's noteworthy: The revitalization of the hospital campus is the biggest project ever in Lake Forest, city officials have said.

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Related Topix: Lake Forest, IL, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology, Cancer, Health, Grayslake, IL

My FOX Chicago

Police: Shooting investigation also yields drug arrest

The investigation into a north suburban shooting last week got help from residents, resulting in an arrest and a drug bust in the same block, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Round Lake Park, IL, Round Lake Beach, IL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Herald

Farm image exhibition

"The Farm: Images from the Heartland" art exhibition opens Sunday, Aug. 24, with a public artist's reception from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lake County Discovery Museum, at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Wauconda, IL, Photography, Arts, Barrington, IL, Long Grove, IL

Daily Herald

Lake County police academy

Lake County Sheriff's Office will host a Citizen Police Academy course starting Sept.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Games pitch-perfect for Grayslake Summer Days festival

Tristan Gottstein, 13, threw a 54 mph fastball pitch, about waist high, right down the middle of Center Street in Grayslake.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL

Daily Herald

Late journalist remembered:

A memorial for a journalist and author with roots in Lake County was held Thursday at the Independence Grove Forest Preserve near Libertyville.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Libertyville, IL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Herald

N. Chicago man captured after abduction of Zion children

A North Chicago man accused of abducting his two children early Thursday morning, triggering an Amber Alert, was captured and is in jail, the Lake County state's attorney's office said.

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

Daily Herald

Catholic Charities Lake County seeks volunteers to be youth mentors

Catholic Charities Lake County Youth Mentorship Program has made a positive impact on a dozen children, but more mentors are needed before the 2014-15 school year begins.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Waukegan, IL, Family, Kids

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Trial set in Lake Villa Township shooting

A Lake Villa Township man charged with shooting a neighbor while showing off his handguns almost a year ago is set to go to trial Sept.

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Related Topix: Lake Villa, IL, Venetian Village, IL

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