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  1. Plea deal explored in 2013 Highland Park murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: A private conference was held with a Lake County Circuit Court judge Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a negotiated plea deal for Benjamin Schenk, one of three men charged with the murder of Highland Park 20-year-old Colin Nutter. Assistant State's Attorney Reginald Mathews, defense attorney James Bertucci and Judge Victoria Rossetti took part in the conference, with Schenk's presence waived.

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  2. Double-jury case is Lake County's first in nearly three decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: Prior to this week, the last time the double-jury system was used to hear a case in Lake County Circuit Court was 28 years ago. William Fillyaw, 37, and Johnny Parker, 31, are being retried on first-degree murder and attempted murder charges in the slaying of 28-year-old Lasondra Shaw in her North Chicago apartment in June 2007.

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  3. Lake County man convicted in 2012 slaying of girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Chicago Tribune

    A 43-year-old Lake County man has been convicted of murdering his 40-year-old girlfriend during a fight in her Antioch Township home in 2012. Lake County Circuit Court Judge Victoria Rossetti found Michael Axtell, 43, guilty of first-degree murder early Friday afternoon in the death of Tammy Stone on Oct. 24, 2012.

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  4. Former Lake Forest Business Owner Added to CASA StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    A woman who owned a retail store in Lake Forest for 15 years is the new director of advancement for CASA Lake County. Mari Christopherson is a lifelong Lake County resident who was owner of Three Sisters in Lake Forest just before being named to her new position with the non-profit that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Lake County Juvenile Court system.

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  5. Former Cuneo assistant gets probation for exploitation, stealing moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Beverly Benson, a 58-year-old former Grayslake resident who now lives outside of Lake County, was convicted this fall of aggravated identification theft involving a person over the age of 60, a Class 2 felony, involving unauthorized purchases she made in 2012 while working as an assistant to... Beverly Benson, a 58-year-old former Grayslake resident who now lives outside of Lake County, was convicted this fall of aggravated identification theft involving a person over the age of 60, a Class 2 felony, involving unauthorized purchases she made in 2012 while working as an assistant to... A former assistant to a member of the Cuneo family, which made a name in the Chicago-area printing business and established the Cuneo Estate in Vernon Hills, was sentenced to probation and periodic imprisonment Monday for identification theft, exploitation and stealing from a person over 60 years old.

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  6. Teen held on $2M bond for wild police chase may lose his tongueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Ronald Maas, 18, of Ingleside, is charged with attempted murder after a police chase through the northwest suburbs. The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: Despite continued claims of serious medical issues, a Lake County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday refused to lower the $2 million bond set for Ronald Maas, charged with attempted murder stemming from a lengthy and perilous police chase overnight Nov. 13-14.

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  7. Trial set for Chicago man accused of killing sonRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... year. Andre Sharkey is charged with first degree murder and has pleaded not guilty. He is set to go on trial in Lake County Circuit Court on Dec. 8, The News-Sun of Lake County ( http://trib.in/1AQ5RvN ) reports. Police say Sharkey's son, Samuel, ...

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  8. How Many Straws? - After $60 Million Settlement for Poor...Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Health Care Renewal

    ... but suggested that the company had tried to cover up these problems. As reported by Crain's Chicago Business, A Lake County jury awarded almost $10 million to a former Hospira employee, finding that the company fired him because he raised concerns ...

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  9. Whooping Cranes Arrive In TennesseeRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... started their southward journey on October 10, 2014, from the White River Marsh State Wildlife Area in Green Lake County, near Princeton, Wi. The cranes normally fly the 1,200 mile migration route following the Ultra-lights. This method can take 75 ...

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  10. Tennessee health profile - Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Lake County, Tennessee is at the northwest extreme of the state, bordering on both Kentucky and Missouri. A fair amount of its area is taken up by Reelfoot Lake.

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  11. 5 Lake County polling places will remain open until 9 p.m. following lawsuitRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Lake Forester

    Five Lake County polling places that are same-day registration sites will remain open until 9 p.m. today as the result of an order from Lake County Circuit Court Judge Mitchell Hoffman. The ruling came after Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan brought a lawsuit alleging Lake County Clerk Willard Helander failed to comply with state election law allowing residents to register and then vote when polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to a news release from Madigan's office.

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  12. More time needed for DNA tests linked to North Chicago, Waukegan murdersRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Lake County News-Sun

    More time will be needed to complete the forensic testing key to a Chicago man's efforts to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned in the death of a North Chicago man who was set on fire. The forensic tests, ordered by Marvin Williford's defense attorneys earlier this year, have not yet been completed, attorneys said at a status hearing for Williford on Tuesday in Lake County Circuit Court.

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  13. Law enforcement, advocates seek ways to curb domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Post-Tribune

    ... But a recent rash of incidents in the NFL have put it on the front burner. Ellis Dumas, deputy director of Lake County Department of Child Services, said people mistakenly assume that domestic violence is more common among those in poverty. "There ...

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  14. Buncich, Dem fight against precinct plan upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Post-Tribune

    A permanent injunction has been issued against enforcing a state statute requiring only Lake County to consolidate its precincts with fewer than 500 voters on the grounds the law is unconstitutional.

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  15. Lake County judge vacancy down to Lindenhurst woman, Lake Forest manRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Lincolnshire Review

    Two applicants have been selected as finalists by Lake County Circuit Court judges for an election to determine which will fill an associate judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Joseph R. Waldeck.

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  16. Restraining order on Lake County precinct consolidation plan extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Post-Tribune

    A temporary restraining order preventing the Lake County Election Board from consolidating precincts with less than 500 voters, as mandated by Senate Bill 385, has been extended until Aug. 18. After hearing more than two hours of testimony on Friday, Judge George Paras, from the Lake County Circuit Court Civil Division, gave the sides 10 days to ... (more)

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  17. Lawsuit filed to stop Lake precinct consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Post-Tribune

    A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing the Lake County Board of Elections from taking action Friday on the small precinct consolidation plan mandated by Senate Bill 385.

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  18. Just And Fair CompensationRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... right to compensation for your services. It means no one can force you to provide a service for no compensation. Lake County Circuit Court Judge George Paras determined the law violates the state constitution by forcing unions to provide services to ...

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  19. Judge Strikes Down Indiana's Contentious 'Right-To-Work' LawRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Switched

    A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.

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  20. Lake Co. judge strikes down Indiana right-to-workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.

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