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  1. Zion man accused in vehicle theftRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 19-year-old Zion man was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and several other offenses after a foot search by police in Vernon Hills. Larry L. Ward was also charged with theft, possession of cannabis, speeding, improper lane usage, reckless driving, making an improper turn, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

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  2. Honor Flight fundraiser at Culver'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Herald

    Culver's restaurants in Antioch and Zion will be among those participating in a fundraiser Tuesday to benefit Lake County Honor Flight. The stores at 451 E. Route 173, Antioch, and 3335 Sheridan Road in Zion, are among 160 stores nationally that will donate 10 percent of sales to the local nonprofit organization.

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  3. Mother of Justus Howell, black teen shot by Illinois officer, leads protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Daily Chronicle

    ... fewer than 50. Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said Thursday that Eric Hill, a police officer in nearby Zion, was justified in shooting the teen twice in the back on April 4 because Howell was carrying a loaded gun and had started to ...

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  4. Protest held in Waukegan for Zion officer shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | My FOX Chicago

    ... We need some help out here. They killing our babies," LaToya added. State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said Thursday the Zion police officer was justified in shooting the teen twice in the back because he was carrying a loaded handgun. Howell had ...

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  5. Speaking out against Justus Howell decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Daily Herald

    LaToya Howell of Waukegan hugs supporter Paul Calusinski of Carpentersville during a rally through the streets of Waukegan Friday afternoon for Latoya's son Justus Howell who was killed by a Zion police officer in April. LaToya Howell of Waukegan leads a rally through the streets of Waukegan Friday afternoon for her son Justus Howell who was killed by a Zion police officer in April. 6 comments

  6. Courthouse Closes Amid Protest Over Teen's Shooting Death By OfficerRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | CBS Local

    Demonstrators caused the early shutdown of the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan Friday as they protested the fatal police-involved shooting of a teenager last month in Zion. LaToya Howell, the mother of 17-year-old Justus Howell, led about 30 protesters onto the street in front of the Lake County Courthouse and blocked traffic.

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  7. News Roundup: No Charges For Illinois Cop Who Shot Black Teenager Justus HowellAND MORERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | NewsOne

    Last month, a Zion, Ill. police officer fatally shot 17-year-old Justus Howell in the back - and like many of the recent incidents involving police brutality, it was captured on camera. 4 comments

  8. Lake Co. Courthouse Closes Prior to Zion Shooting ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Patch.com

    The Lake County Courthouse and Administrative Complex in Waukegan is slated to close at 1 p.m. today due to a possible protest planned for outside the facility. Several groups are expected to demonstrate outside the building in protest to a decision not to prosecute a Zion officer for a fatal shooting of a Justus Howell, 17, of Waukegan, the Daily Herald reports.

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  9. Dayton-area Firms Reflect on Growth, Fuyao Plant AnniversaryRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | PRWeb

    Woolpert is designing and performing site improvements for a 10,000-square-foot industrial office space for Fuyao in Mt. Zion, Ill.

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  10. No Charges Against Zion Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Justus HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBS Local

    CHICAGO - Lake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month. Identifying the officer publicly for the first time, Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim said Officer Eric Hill fired at Howell "in fear for his life," after Howell ignored repeated commands to drop a handgun he was holding in his right hand.

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  11. No charges for Zion cop who killed black teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said Thursday that an investigation concluded that Zion police Officer Eric Hill was justified in shooting Justus Howell on April 4. A prosecutor said Thursday that he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old black youth last month, saying the teen was armed and the officer feared for his safety. Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said an investigation that included the FBI concluded that Zion police Officer Eric Hill was justified in shooting Justus Howell on April 4, despite concerns of racial bias that arose after the county coroner reported that Howell had been shot in the back twice.

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  12. State's Attorney: Shooting of Teen by Zion Police Office Was JustifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    ... running from police. A gun was found near his body, police said. The Lake County State's Attorney anounced Thursday the Zion police officer who shot a teenager i n the back earlier this month was justified in his actions, the Chicago Sun-Times ...

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  13. State's attorney: Fatal shooting of teen by Zion police was justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | My FOX Chicago

    Lake County officials on Thursday announced that the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old by a Zion police officer was justified, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim, joined by George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force, and Zion Police Chief Stephen Dumyahn, discussed their conclusions at a news conference in Waukegan.

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  14. Lake County state's attorney to discuss Zion police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Herald

    Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim will hold a news conference this morning to announce his conclusions surrounding the officer-involved shooting of a 17-year-old teen in Zion. Authorities said Justus Howell was shot twice in the back by a Zion police veteran after a foot chase at 24th Street and Galilee Avenue at about 2 p.m. on April 4. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  15. Decision on charges in Zion fatal police shooting expected ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County's State's Attorney Mike Nerheim plans to announce Thursday whether a Zion police officer will face charges for fatally shooting a 17-year-old in the back last month. Activists have accused Lake County authorities of bias and called for murder charges against the officer.

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  16. Former Lake County employee accused of stealing fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Daily Herald

    A former Lake County public works employee has been charged with stealing gasoline from a Lake County Department of Transportation fuel station. According to a news release, Dwayne T. Keener 21, of the 1300 block of Lorelei Drive in Zion, surrendered to Lake County sheriff's detectives Wednesday afternoon and is being held in the county jail on the $50,000 bail.

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  17. Lake County Employee Accused of Stealing Fuel Faces ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    A 21-year-old Lake County Department of Public Works employee has been fired and now faces charges for stealing fuel from the county over several months, police said. Dwayne T. Kenner of Zion is charged with one count of felony theft of government property -- a Class F felony -- after a Lake County Sheriff's deputy witnessed him filling up a vehicle on May 2 with fuel at the County of Lake fuel terminal on Winchester Road in Libertyville, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office press release.

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  18. When You Have Cancer And Can't SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Switched

    ... medical director of the sleep clinic at - Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois. Poor sleep might even shorten some cancer patients' survival, Palesh's preliminary work suggests. "There is a lot ...

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  19. Game over: Zion, Lake County Fielders drop lawsuits with $55K settlementRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Chicago Tribune

    People sit in the bleachers during a Lake County Fielders vs. Chico Outlaws baseball game at Fielders Stadium in Zion on July 15, 2011. People sit in the bleachers during a Lake County Fielders vs. Chico Outlaws baseball game at Fielders Stadium in Zion on July 15, 2011.

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  20. Ten Years Since Girls' Deaths, Suspect Awaits TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CBS Local

    ... and eight-year-old Laura Hobbs had been stabbed to death. Their bodies were found 10 years ago on Saturday in a park in Zion. Hobbs' father was initially suspected and investigators coerced a confession. Jerry Hobbs spent five years in prison before ...

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