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Investigation Underway After Beach Park Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery Beach Park
Vander Tuuk 10-18-19

(Beach Park, IL) The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after an armed robbery in Beach Park. The incident took place on Tuesday night just before 10 o’clock at the 7-Eleven in the 37-thousand-block of North Green Bay Road. Two male subjects were said to enter the store, with one asking the clerk to make change. That’s when the other subject pulled a pistol and demanded money from the register. The pair made off with money and cigarettes…the clerk was uninjured. Anyone with more information on the crime is being encouraged to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office or Lake County Crimestoppers.

Three Waukegan Casino Proposals Forwarded to the Illinois Gaming Board
Vander Tuuk 10-18-19

(Waukegan, IL) The Waukegan City Council has forwarded three casino proposals to be further looked at by the Illinois Gaming Board. The board approved forwarding plans from Rivers Casino, Full House Resorts and North Point Casino…leaving just Potawatomi as the odd man out. The Potawatomi proposal was ranked last in a study by an independent consultant. The Illinois Gaming Board will now further vet and study the three remaining proposals. It’s unclear when they will make any further decisions.

Drug Take Back Event Scheduled by Lake County Sheriff’s Office
Vander Tuuk 10-18-19

(Waukegan, IL) The Lake County Sherriff’s Office has announced a prescription drug take back day. On October 26th between 10 AM and 2 PM, unwanted or unused medications can be dropped off for proper disposal. The four collection sites will be in Round Lake Park, Beach Park, Volo and Long Grove. Injectable drugs and syringes cannot and will not be accepted.


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