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Waukegan, Illinois is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Waukegan, IL include 60079, 60087, and 60085. The median home price in Waukegan is $104,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Waukegan information.

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Body identified as Waukegan woman

A body discovered Wednesday at the Lyons Woods Forest Preserve in Waukegan was identified Thursday as a 52-year-old Waukegan woman.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Herald

Body found in Lyons Woods in Waukegan

The woman was discovered after a car was left overnight at the preserve, forest preserve Executive Director Ty Kovach told commissioners in an email Wednesday afternoon.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Man seeks withdrawal of plea in fatal stabbing

A Waukegan man wants to withdraw the guilty plea entered in connection with the stabbing death of a Round Lake man and the injuring of a teenager.

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Chicago Chronicle

Wisconsin Man Facing Sexual Exploitation Charges Might Have Met Illinois Teens

WAUKEGAN, Ill. A Wisconsin man facing sexual exploitation charges might have communicated with Illinois teens online, according to the Lake County Sheriff's office.

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Chicago Tribune

Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop: police

A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows.

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Daily Herald

How the Route 53/120 extension could be funded

A panel studying ways to fund a proposed Route 53/120 extension into Lake County has eliminated some possibilities and will gather details on others in coming weeks.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Medical assistants train at CLC Lakeshore Campus for in-demand career

Jalpa Shah, who graduated from CLC in 2011, is a Certified Medical Assistant who works for Aurora Medical Group of Northern Illinois.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County counselor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen

A former program director for a Lake County youth home pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl earlier this year at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

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Chicago Tribune

Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing

An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday.

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Lake Forester

Lake Forest's Jan Gibson embraces her new role at Genesee Theatre

No expense was spared in 1927 when the Genesee Theatre - a "deluxe palace" - was constructed and equipped with the latest technology to accommodate live theater, musical presentations and film.

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Daily Herald

International Trade Center helping Lake County businesses grow

An interview with Frank Brisbois, director of the Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center at the College of Lake County.

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Daily Herald

Images: The Week in Pictures

Local police officers stand at attention during the Lake County Police Memorial at Lincoln Memorial Plaza in Waukegan.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Suicide prevention fundraiser walk in Waukegan

The second annual "Waukegan Cares Walk for Awareness" 5K event fundraiser for the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force will be held Saturday, Aug. 9. Check-in time is 10:30 a.m. at the People's Choice Family Fun Center, 2411 Grand Ave., Waukegan.

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Daily Herald

CLC planning for Lakeshore expansion

With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by boosting academic programming there and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County joining heroin fight with anti-overdose drug

It's time to erase the common stereotype of a heroin abuser as a person lurking stoned in a dark alley with a dirty needle sticking out of an arm, Lake County health care and law enforcement leaders say.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Nortbhrook Trustees OK Controversial Techny Car Wash

A controversial car wash and gas station in Techny got the go ahead from Northbrook's Village Board this week , according to an article in the Northbrook Star.

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Daily Herald

CLC Lakeshore Campus prepares for future expansion

With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by expanding academic programming at the Waukegan campus and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

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My FOX Chicago

Man facing arrest fights with cops, strikes police dog

A north suburban man being sought for domestic battery was found hiding in an attic, and when police closed in, he fought with an officer and struck a police dog, according to police.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Northbrook Marks National Night Out with Community Celebration

The following is from the Village of Northbrook: On Tuesday, August 5, from 6-9pm all are invited to join the Northbrook Police, the Northbrook Park District and the citizens of Northbrook in celebrating the at Meadowhill Aquatic Center, Waukegan and Maple.

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Daily Herald

Waukegan police make arrests in recent burglaries

Quinton Crider of the 1900 block of North Lewis Avenue was charged with five counts of residential burglary, one count of attempted robbery and one count of resisting a police officer, according to a news release.

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