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Man Awaits Sentencing After Guilty Plea to Abusing Disabled Woman

(Grayslake, IL) A former paraprofessional for Lake County’s Special Education district is facing prison time. Israel Suaste-Gonzalez…

Man Drowns Attempting to Help Swimmer on Chain

(Antioch, IL) An autopsy is pending after a drowning on the Chain O’ Lakes. Lake County Sheriff’s…

Investigation Leads to 10 Arrests of Lake County Gang Members

(Waukegan, IL) A long term investigation by several local and federal agencies led to 10 arrests of…

Gas Prices in Illinois/Lake County Remain Highest in Midwest

(Chicago, IL) Gas prices in Illinois remain the highest in the Midwest. AAA says the average gallon…

Illinois Sets Pot Sales Record in July

CHICAGO (AP) Illinois dispensaries sold a record $127.8 million worth of recreational marijuana in July, with a…

Masks Now Required in Schools and for Indoor Sports, Covid and Vax Numbers

(Waukegan, IL) Lake County added 97 new Coronavirus cases on Wednesday, but hasn’t recorded a death in…

Dispute Turns Physical, Two Hurt in Highland Park Fight

(Highland Park, IL) Police in Highland Park say they are investigating, after a fight that left two…

Lake County Covid Cases and Hospitalizations Up, Death Numbers Continue Downward Trend

(Waukegan, IL) Lake County added 101 new Coronavirus cases on Tuesday, but hasn’t had a single death…

Pair of Warrant Arrests Announced in Lake County

(Waukegan, IL) A man wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections has been arrested in Lake County…

Gurnee Police Seeking Suspect Who Crashed Stolen Car Into Ambulance

(Gurnee, IL) Police in Gurnee are looking for a suspect, who hit an ambulance with a vehicle…



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