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  1. Christmas celebration for families of Lake County inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Mary Lacey has organized a holiday event at the Lake County jail for several years now to help families of those who are behind bars at Christmastime as well as other needy families in the community. In addition to the toy giveaway and food drive, Lacey also organized a parade.

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  2. Round Lake man accused of having child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    James R. Weeden, 63, of the 200 block of Switchgrass Drive in Round Lake, was charged with five counts of manufacturing child pornography and five counts of possession of child pornography, Lake County sheriff's officials said in a news release. His arrest stemmed from a child pornography investigation by the Lake County sheriff's office cybercrimes unit with assistance from cyber investigators of the Lake County state's attorney's office.

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  3. Meeting set on plan for homeless facility near Lake ZurichRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    An informational meeting is set for early January regarding a plan to move rental housing for chronically homeless people with mental illness from a North Chicago hospital complex to a residential neighborhood just outside Lake Zurich. PADS Lake County, a homeless agency, and the Lake County Housing Authority will co-host the session about the Midlothian Manor proposal at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich.

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  4. Moving picture: Christmas gift coordinator brings joy to the needyRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Herald

    For the last 15 years, Hawthorn Woods resident Jim Wogan has played Santa Claus to make sure needy children and families across Lake County have presents for Christmas. As the gift program coordinator for Catholic Charities in Waukegan, his experiences during those years were so heartwarming and joyous that he continued as coordinator for two years after his retirement.

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  5. Top 10 Subdivisions in Grayslake, IL for December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Arbor Vista is a custom home neighborhood located on Arbor and 45 in Grayslake, Illinois. Arbor Vista features 131 homes backing to the Liberty Prairie Reserve a 5,800-acre focus area in central Lake County where 3,200 acres of public and private lands.

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  6. 2 tax-break deals OKa d to lure tech firm to GurneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... development to a 120,000-square-foot building west of the Tri-State Tollway that another company is vacating. Lake County, the village of Gurnee, Warren Township and the Gurnee Park District still must formally approve proposed five-year tax rebate ...

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  7. Accept responsible terminal proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    As outlined in Grayslake village board and Lake County Board documents, Saia Inc. has directly addressed local concerns about its proposed trucking terminal, apparently to the unanimous satisfaction of Grayslake trustees. With planned berm, adjacent residents will not be able to see the building or trucks even from second-story windows.

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  8. Free tax return preparation:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... annually. With 15 sites throughout Illinois, the long-established organization will provide assistance in Lake County from Jan. 24 through April 14. All services are provided by trained and certified volunteers and staff members. CEP's tax site in ...

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  9. Mundelein teen arrested after armed beer heist in Round Lake BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chicago Tribune

    ... assault with a deadly weapon, retail theft and disorderly conduct. He is being held on $35,000 bond in Lake County Jail. According to Round Lake Beach Deputy Chief Michael Scott, about 10:40 p.m. on Dec. 5, Bowers and another man first tried to buy ...

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  10. 7 Gold Coins Left in Salvation Army Red Kettle in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Patch.com

    ... in the same Libertyville red kettle. So far this holiday season, 12 gold coins have been left in red kettles in Lake County worth a total of $3,000.

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  11. Bridge Launches 1M SF of Lake Cty. SpecsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | GlobeSt.com

    ... Cardinal Health at the southeast quadrant of Waukegan Rd. and McGaw Rd. in nearby Waukegan. In addition to these Lake County efforts, the company also recently started a 400-acre business park just over the Wisconsin border in Kenosha County. Bridge ...

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  12. a Guardian Angela again drops gold coins in Salvation Army kettle in LibertyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    ... media relations manager for the Salvation Army. Five other gold coins have turned up in separate kettles in Lake County this season, bringing the total to 12 with a value of nearly $3,000. The francs each contain 0.19 ounces of gold, the same as in ...

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  13. 7 Gold Coins Dropped in Suburban Salvation Army KettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NBC Chicago

    ... this, the more people we are able to help, not only during Christmas, but throughout the entire year. All of Lake County is extremely grateful to this generous donor." The first gold coin to be dropping in a Lake County red kettle was more than 25 ...

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  14. Lincolnshire man proposes at Winter Wonderland Holiday Light ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    Vincent Baran and Alicen Keaskowski grew up in the Lake County area and consider the Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show in Vernon Hills a tradition for both their families. The memory of those formative years has taken on another dimension as Baran decided the annual drive-through light show would be the perfect place for a big surprise.

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  15. North Barrington attorney accused in home invasion pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    A North Barrington attorney pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of breaking into a Hawthorn Woods home and using a gun to threaten his ex-wife and daughter. Raymond Clutts, 57, of the 100 block of Clubhouse Drive, faces 26 to 50 years in prison if found guilty of discharging a firearm during a home invasion about 6:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Lake County Judge George Bridges said.

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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Herald

    A former Lake County jail guard facing charges for not assisting an inmate who was paralyzed during a 2011 jailhouse scuffle has died. Robert Schlesser was pronounced dead at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Centegra Hospital -- McHenry.

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  17. Childress, Carol M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northwest Herald

    ... She was born on May 9, 1941 in Hoboken, New Jersey to Charles T. and Edna M. Ripke. Carol was an employee of the Lake County Recorder of Deeds office for 18 years, was an usher of the theater department in the College of Lake County and was a former ...

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  18. Girls basketball: Lake County roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Herald

    Taylor Buford scored a game-high 21 points, and the Patriots defeated visiting Zion-Benton 56-45 Tuesday night to improve to 10-0 and 4-0 in the North Suburban Lake Division. Sophia Way and Ashley Richardson added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for Stevenson.

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  19. Community decries board member's 'no gay' remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Herald

    ... member John Anderson told Tuesday's crowd that school officials may be able to pursue her removal through the Lake County Regional Office of Education. Biondi, elected to a 4-year term with 31 write-in votes in April 2013, has occasionally clashed ...

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  20. Stevenson Students Investigated for SextingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Patch.com

    A student's tip that some at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire are sharing sexual photographs of their classmates through their mobile phones has prompted a police investigation, the Lake County News-Sun reported Tuesday. The student told administrators in recent weeks that students were sexting the lewd photography while on campus, Stevenson spokesman Jim Conrey told the News-Sun.

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