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  1. Men's Basketball Signs Milik YarbroughRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Saint Louis Billikens

    ST. LOUIS Saint Louis University head men's basketball coach Jim Crews announced today that Milik Yarbrough (Zion, Ill./Zion-Benton Township H.S.) has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University and play basketball for the Billikens. ...

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  2. Death penalty case shifts focus to slain Ill. kidsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... linking Torrez to the 2005 killings of 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias, in Torrez's hometown of Zion, Ill. Authorities in Illinois initially charged Laura's father with the killings, after prosecutors say a 20-hour interrogation ...

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  3. Former Marine tells lawyers not to fight death penaltyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marine Corps Times

    ... the first time that Torrez is a multiple murderer who has been charged with killing two young girls in his hometown of Zion, Ill., when he was just 16 years old. Prosecutor Jonathan Fahey told jurors that DNA evidence links Torrez to the 2005 ...

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  4. Man Linked to 2005 Killings of 2 Zion Girls Could Be Put to Death for Murdering a MarineRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A man suspected in the 2005 slayings of two Zion girls could be put to death in Virginia for strangling a fellow Marine in 2009.

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  5. Ex-Marine Tells Lawyers Not To Fight Death PenaltyRead the original story

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... the first time that Torrez is a multiple murderer who has been charged with killing two young girls in his hometown of Zion, Ill., when he was just 16 years old. Prosecutor Jonathan Fahey told jurors that DNA evidence links Torrez to the 2005 ...

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  6. Zion church makes joyful deal to purchase former YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake County News-Sun

    ... sign in recent days: "Coming Soon - The New Home of Church of Joy." Pastor Luis Reyes confirmed this week that the Zion-based ministry has struck a deal to acquire the 50,000-square-foot building at 2000 Western Ave., which housed YMCA operations ...

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  7. CTCA announces construction of $84M inpatient towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Lake County News-Sun

    The Cancer Treatment Centers of America will break ground on April 29 for an $84 million inpatient tower at its Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion.

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  8. Umphrey's McGee and Local H add Des Moines concert datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Examiner.com

    ... in Central Iowa. Local H released a new EP last year entitled The Another February EP . Opening the show for the Zion, Illinois natives will be the Cincinnati indie pop band Bad Veins . Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. all ages concert at Wooly's are $10 ...

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  9. Zion Man Charged with Child PornographyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Patch.com

    ... On April 11, 2014 the search warrant was executed and Richard V. Jinkens, 48, of the 2000 block of Elizabeth Ave in Zion, was arrested at his residence. Evidence was seized from the residence which included electronic devices capable of storing ...

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  10. Police: Zion man had child pornographyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Daily Herald

    ... court appearance April 30. Sheriff's police said a search warrant obtained from a judge was executed at Jinkens' Zion home April 11. Devices capable of storing electronic media were seized from the home, officials said. Investigators from the ...

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  11. Former Lake Zurich police chief Glogovsky diesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Daily Herald

    ... the family, he probably was the nicest. He was nice to everyone he met," said his older brother, Joseph Glogovsky, of Zion. Known as "Ski" or "Jim," he attended the Chicago Police Academy and began his law enforcement career in Waukegan as a ...

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  12. Copper Gutter Thief Hits Two Homes in Same BlockRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Patch.com

    ... Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt. Driving while license suspended Charles C. Graham, 33, of Zion, was stopped for speeding April 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Route 41 and Gage Lane and taken into custody when the officer learned he ...

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  13. Units responding for mutual aid to Zion for wildfireRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | West of the I

    At about 6:56 p.m., Kenosha County based fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion Fire Department, which is fighting a wildfire at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion.

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  14. Large brush fire at state park shuts down MetraRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Lake County News-Sun

    Thirty fire and police departments responded to a large brush fire in Illinois Beach State Park in Zion Wednesday night.

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  15. Projansky, Kellner lead Illinois into ShowcaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Herald

    ... looks to defend its 2013 title in the girls' division of the America's Showcase tournament. Junior Natalie Warmes of Zion, who attends Lake Forest Academy, is one of the team's two goalies. The Illinois contingent on Team Central also includes ...

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  16. Dawn Patrol: Suspect in Palatine girl's murder in court; bandit strikes againRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Herald

    ... was just one of a series of violent, stalking attacks on young women. The former Marine accused of killing two young Zion girls in 2005 was convicted in Virginia of first-degree murder in a 2009 slaying of a fellow service member. Full story . State ...

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  17. Three Arrested for DUIRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Patch.com

    ... at 2 a.m. April 2. Adams was released on a personal recognizance bond with a court date of May 2. Kilanee Wells, 31, of Zion, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, open transportation of alcohol, uninsured motor vehicle, ...

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  18. Ex-Marine Guilty of Murder, Could Face ExecutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | CBS Local

    ... repeatedly and leaving her for dead. He is also charged in the killing of two young girls in 2005 in his hometown of Zion, Ill. - 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias. Laura's father, Jerry Hobbs, was originally charged in that case ...

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  19. Guilty verdict in 2009 Virginia slaying of sailorRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Stars and Stripes

    Jurors in Virginia Tuesday found Zion, Ill. native Jorge Torrez guilty of murdering a 20-year-old Navy sailor in the barracks building they shared in 2009, clearing the way for federal prosecutors to seek his execution.

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  20. Attorney wants jury bused to crime sceneRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Daily Herald

    The defense attorney for a Round Lake Park man charged in the murder of a Zion teen made a formal request to allow jurors to visit the crime scene to give them a better view of where the killing took place.

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