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  1. Guard accused of not assisting paralyzed inmate has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    ... He said sheriff's office is trying to obtain additional details before commenting. Schlesser, and Rodney Holmes, 44, of Zion, have pleaded not guilty to official misconduct charges stemming from injuries suffered by Eugene Gruber, 51, of Grayslake, ...

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  2. Baker basketball team in running for $20,000 merchandise prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Alabama Live

    ... on highest scores. In addition to Baker, the other schools remaining in the contest are Crowley Country (Ordway, Co.), Zion-Benton Township (Zion, Ill.), Zeeland West (Zeeland, Mi.) and Alexandria Area (Alexandria, Minn.). Public voting for the ...

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  3. Concerted effort makes the difference for MundeleinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Herald

    Evidently, someone lit a fire under the Mustangs before Friday night's North Suburban Lake Division game against visiting Zion-Benton. Mundelein senior guard Marie DeVito hit four 3-pointers.

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  4. Man gets 68 years in prison for kidnapping, sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Daily Herald

    ... Hernandez has a last known listed address on the 6100 block of 20th Street in Kenosha, Wisconsin, but he lived in Zion before heading to Georgia. Authorities said Hernandez met two women at a dance club in Georgia and persuaded them to go with him ...

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  5. Zion man guilty of killing Waukegan man in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Daily Herald

    A jury has found 32-year-old Jamal Johnson of Zion guilty Thursday of killing a 23-year-old Waukegan man in the parking lot of a Zion food store. Johnson now faces up to 80 years in prison for shooting and killing Mutassem Ahmad Abdelaziz on May 23, 2013, said Cynthia Vargas of the Lake County State's Attorney's Office.

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  6. Editorial: The needed closure of a murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Daily Herald

    ... right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. It happened in May 2005 in Zion, a small working class community along Lake Michigan near the Wisconsin state line. The man now charged with their murders has ...

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  7. Obits for Dec. 4, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Antigo Daily Journal

    ... on Monday at the church. A parish wake service will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. - Charles Kegley, 94, Zion, Ill., died on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. A funeral service was held on Tuesday at Congdon Funeral Home, Zion.

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  8. Obits for Dec. 3, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Antigo Daily Journal

    ... be Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, Green Bay. - Charles Kegley, 94, Zion, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at Congdon Funeral Home, Zion. - Thomas ...

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  9. Obits for Dec. 2, 2-14Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Antigo Daily Journal

    ... take place at Queen of Peace Cemetery. The Strasser-Roller Funeral Home is assisting the family. - Charles Kegley, 94, Zion, Ill. died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. A funeral service was held today at Congdon Funeral Home, Zion. - Evelyn (Jansen) Mattes, ...

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  10. Murder trial begins in 2013 Zion shooting, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | My FOX Chicago

    Jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of Jamal Johnson, charged with first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Waukegan 23-year-old Mutassem Ahmad Abdelaziz outside of an Aldi store in Zion. Johnson, of Zion, is the only one of three defendants charged in the case to actually go to trial.

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  11. Krystal Tobias, 9, left, and Laura Hobbs, 8, were found dead in a Zion park May 9, 2005.Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Daily Herald

    Jorge Avila-Torrez already faces the death penalty and five consecutive life sentences for violent crimes he committed in Virginia, so is his return to Lake County to stand trial for killing two little Zion girls in 2005 necessary? Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim said having Torrez stand trial is required "to bring closure to the case," but Torrez's defense attorney, Jed Stone, said he sees no point in spending limited resources on another trial. That's part of the backdrop in a controversial case that stems from one of four wrongful convictions involving the previous administration in the state's attorney's office and threatens to reopen deep wounds that have just begun to heal.

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  12. Grayslake N. outpaces JohnsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Daily Herald

    ... took were behind the arc and six were off the mark. They only tried four 3s the rest of the way to set up a shot at Zion-Benton (2-0) at 7 p.m. Friday with a berth in Saturday's title game at stake. "We didn't have the initial energy and adrenaline ...

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  13. FTW Fire Department takes care of their familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... at stage four. He began treatment again, which took him back and forth to the Cancer Treatment Center of America, in Zion, Ill. There were times when he had to go every three weeks, and sometimes he didn't have to return for as long as three months. ...

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  14. Dawn Patrol: Our elected leaders on Obama's immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    ... the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. A former Zion resident accused of the notorious 2005 murder of two little girls in a Zion park pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in ...

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  15. Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Illinois from Virginia. Authorities contend that 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias were playing in a Zion, Illinois, forest preserve when Torrez stabbed them to death. He was sentenced to death May 30, 2014 inn Virginia for the ...

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  16. Man Pleads Not Guilty in 2005 Illinois SlayingsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... Illinois from Virginia. Authorities contend that 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias were playing in a Zion, Illinois, forest preserve when Torrez stabbed them to death. Laura Hobbs' father, Jerry Hobbs, spent five years in jail ...

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  17. Dorothy J. ManleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... 14, 2014 at the South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Georgia. She was born on June 11, 1926 near Keosauqua and Mt. Zion, Iowa the daughter of Roy and Evelyn (Brown) Kisling. Dorothy attended schools in the Keosauqua and Mt. Zion area, ...

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  18. Man convicted in Virginia faces trial in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    A former Marine facing the death penalty in Virginia after being convicted in the 2009 slaying of a Navy sailor has been returned to Illinois to stand trial in the 2005 stabbing deaths of two young girls. The Daily Herald reports that during a bond hearing in Illinois' Lake County on Saturday a judge ordered Zion native Jorge Alvi Torrez that be arraigned on Dec. 10. The 25-year-old Torrez is suspected of killing Zion girls 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias on Mother's Day of 2005 in a forest preserve while they were playing.

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  19. Murderer back to face charges Zion girls' killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Convicted killer Jorge Alvi Torrez, a Zion native and former U.S. Marine, has been returned to Lake County to stand trial in the notorious 2005 slaying of two girls in Zion. Torrez, 25, appeared in bond court Saturday morning, and Lake County Judge Michael Betar set an arraignment for Wednesday, Dec. 10. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  20. Jewish scholar Steven Katz to trace origins of anti-semitism with Glencoe's Aitz HayimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Henry Ford distributed hundreds of thousands of copies of the Eastern European hoax, "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion." Scientists created a study of "race" of which anti-Semitism was a major component. And so the 20th century, the time of ...

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