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  • Gang members plead not guilty in Lake County RICO case Nov 26, 2014 3:19 PM
    Several members of the notorious 4 Corner Hustlers pleaded not guilty in Lake County court Wednesday to various charges of racketeering and conspiracy on claims they were part of a street gang that conspired to carry out multiple murders, violent crimes and drug sales in Lake County.

     
  • Woodlands Academy names new head of school Nov 26, 2014 9:38 AM
    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Margaret (Meg) Steele to become the next head of school, succeeding Gerald Grossman July 1, 2015.

     
  • Trial set for man accused of killing baby in Waukegan Nov 25, 2014 5:49 PM
    A Dec. 8 trial date has been set for a Chicago man accused of killing his 2-month-old son in Waukegan last year.

     
  • Extension offers tips on choosing perfect Christmas tree Nov 25, 2014 9:46 PM
    Selecting the perfect Christmas tree this holiday season is simply a matter of following a few steps. “When I was growing up, we would often cut down a Christmas tree growing on my grandparents’ farm,” said Ron Wolford, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. “Today you can purchase trees from garden centers, pop-up lots, big box stores, and Christmas tree farms. The following tips can help you select a fresh tree for your home and keep it looking its best throughout the holiday season.”

     
  • Police search for man wanted in four armed robberies over 8 days Nov 25, 2014 2:06 PM
    Waukegan police are searching for a man who they say committed four armed robberies and shot at officers during an eight-day period. The robberies took place between Nov. 14 and Nov. 22, authorities said.

     
  • Enroll in Health Insurance at Zion-Benton School District Event, Dec. 13 Nov 26, 2014 8:54 AM
    Enroll in Health Insurance at Zion-Benton School District Event, Dec. 13

     
  • Veterans and Family Services Program Holds Open House at New Location Nov 26, 2014 9:10 AM
    Veterans and Family Services Program Holds Open House at New Location

     
  • Native American Arts & Crafts Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6 & 7 at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Nov 26, 2014 9:05 AM
    Native American Arts & Crafts Holiday Bazaar Dec. 6 & 7 at Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

     
  • Top ten tips for holiday food safety Nov 24, 2014 6:53 PM
    As families and friends across Illinois makes plans for their holiday feasts, the Illinois Poison Center is offering its top ten tips for proper food handling techniques this season. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 76 million people experience foodborne illness each year.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Nov 24, 2014 1:51 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures gallery features Daily Herald staff photos of people living in the coldest temperatures of the season so far, a cougar delivering frozen turkeys, and a doctor who still makes house calls, representing more than two dozen communities.

     
  • At 85, UOP chemist honored by President Obama Nov 26, 2014 1:59 PM
    Kukec's People features Edith M. Flanigen, 85, a consultant and retired award-winning chemist with UOP LLC in Des Plaines. She received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Award from President Barack Obama and was one of eight recipients. She has invented more than 200 different synthetic materials, wrote for for numerous publications and earned 109 patents.

     
  • At 85, UOP chemist honored by President Obama Nov 26, 2014 2:01 PM
    Kukec's People features Edith M. Flanigen, 85, a consultant and retired award-winning chemist with UOP LLC in Des Plaines. She received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Award from President Barack Obama and was one of eight recipients. She has invented more than 200 different synthetic materials, wrote for for numerous publications and earned 109 patents.

     
  • Detectives seize drugs, handguns from Beach Park house Nov 22, 2014 4:39 PM
    Three men face drug and weapons charges after a two-week investigation into a suspected drug house in Beach Park, authorities said. Lake County Sheriff's detectives recovered two handguns, cocaine, heroin and other drugs from the house Thursday, authorities said.

     
  • Waukegan police searching for gunman Nov 22, 2014 10:58 PM
    Waukegan police continued to search late Saturday for a gunman who fired at least one shot at officers responding to a reported armed robbery Saturday night, authorities said. Police have set up a perimeter around Belvidere Street after the man fled on foot.

     
  • ‘Once Upon a Fairy Tale’ to open at Waukegan Public Library Nov 24, 2014 1:05 PM
    The Waukegan Public Library invites the public to visit its new children’s learning exhibit, “Once Upon a Fairy Tale”, opening on Sunday, Dec. 7.

     
  • Lake County officials celebrate Waukegan courthouse expansion project Nov 21, 2014 4:48 PM
    Lake County politicians, judges, prosecutors and police leaders gathered outside the court complex in downtown Waukegan on Friday to celebrate the recent launch of a $110 million expansion project. Plans call for an eight-story building with at least 15 courtrooms near the existing complex at County and Washington streets.

     
  • Vista East Nationally Recognized as ‘Top Performer’ for 2nd Time Nov 21, 2014 5:40 PM
    Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan today was named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations.

     
  • Lake Forest’s Gorton Community Center Kicks Off $6.5 Million Capital Campaign Nov 21, 2014 5:51 PM
    Gorton Community Center has launched its Community Spirit Transformed Capital Campaign, which will revolutionize the historic building -- converting it to a 21st-century arts, cultural and educational venue -- while strengthening Gorton’s endowment

     
  • Local Groups Partner for World AIDS Day Event Nov 21, 2014 5:51 PM
    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is collaborating with several local partners to provide a free event on World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1, that encourages people worldwide to unite in the continued fight against HIV/AIDS.

     
  • Waukegan group seeks sculptural ideas to honor Ray Bradbury Nov 21, 2014 4:10 PM
    A Waukegan group is now seeking unique sculptural ideas on how best to honor Ray Bradbury, one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th century.

     
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