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1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

Lake County Jail inmate commits suicide

A man who hanged himself in the Lake County Jail early this morning had been placed on suicide watch in recent weeks out of an excess of caution, though a mental health evaluation uncovered no indication that he was planning to harm himself, authorities said today.

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Related Topix: Prison

2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

New Lake County GOP leader wants unity

But unlike those conservatives who dismiss anyone with views even slightly different from theirs, Mike Amrozowicz isn't about to write off socially moderate members of the GOP as "Republicans In Name Only."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Robert Dold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Gurnee, IL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Annual arthritis walk:

The 12th annual Walk to Cure Arthritis Lake County is 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 26, at Old School Forest Preserve on St. Mary's Road, east of Libertyville.

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Related Topix: Libertyville, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat

Daily Herald

Warrant issued for man accused of hiding camera in locker room

A child pornography arrest warrant has been issued in Illinois for a Waukegan man now jailed in Wisconsin on accusations that he hid a video camera in a female locker room.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL

Chicago Sun-Times

Apparent inmate suicide investigated at Lake County Jail

Chief Deputy Orlando Portillo said his office was notified of the death between 5 and 6 a.m. Friday from a Waukegan hospital, where the man had been transported.

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Related Topix: Prison, Waukegan, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Grayslake, IL

Daily Herald

Suicide reported in Lake County jail

For the third time since 2012, Lake County officials are investigating the death of an inmate while in custody in the Lake County jail, authorities said Friday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Vernon Hills, IL

Switched

What This Single Gay Dad With 5 Kids With Special Needs Can Teach Us All

This week's Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US "Let Love Define Family" series features the perspective of a single gay dad with five children with special needs.

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Related Topix: Family, Gay/Lesbian, Kids, Parenting, Lake Forest College

Patch.com

DUI Suspect Wanted on Warrant for Failing to Appear on Previous DUI Charge

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Related Topix: Northfield, IL, Highwood, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

30 horses escape stable near Wauconda

A stampede of some 30 horses gave residents near Wauconda a surprise Thursday afternoon after the equines escaped from a nearby stable and ran down roads and into front yards.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL

Daily Herald

Barrington man accused of drug trafficking

A Barrington man was arrested on charges of drug trafficking after authorities seized six pounds of marijuana worth a street value of $27,000.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Barrington, IL, McHenry County, IL

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

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

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