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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 $89,900 which is roughly $78/per square foot. More Waukegan information.

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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Lake County GOP chooses new leader

Former Warren Township GOP Chairman Mike Amrozowicz unseated Wauconda Township's Bob Cook during the party's biennial convention at the Midlane Golf Resort in Wadsworth.

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21 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family

Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother - and she still is, those who know her say.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lake County News-Sun

Man suffers gunshot wound to hand in Waukegan

A man in his late 20s or early 30s was wounded next to a children's day care facility just west of downtown Waukegan Monday morning.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Herald

Former Lake Zurich police chief Glogovsky dies

"Now he can eat as much candy as he wants, and doughnuts; that gives me some peace," Glogovsky's daughter Margie O'Neill said Saturday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lake County News-Sun

Fall into ravine injures art-gallery owner in Waukegan

Patrick Tufo of Beach Park, who owns the Tufo Art Gallery on Genesee Street in Waukegan, took a fall Saturday morning after swinging from a bridge on Genesee Street and falling into the ravine where the fall on rocks broke his leg.

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Daily Herald

Golf ball sized hail reported throughout suburbs

Hail as big as golf balls blanketed roads and lawns from Elgin to Waukegan as severe thunderstorms rolled through the suburbs today.

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Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Local comedian hits Comedy Shrine

Doug McDade stars as an intersex performance artists facing death in Rob Winn Anderson's world premiere drama "A Fine Line" at Clockwise Theatre in Waukegan from Friday, April 11, through Sunday, May 4. The light and movement show "LUMA" plays at the Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg on Sunday, April 13. On Saturday, April 12, the Batavia ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lake County News-Sun

Community coalition confronts prescription drug abuse

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, April 26, aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

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Search Engine Roundtable

Percy Lavon Julian Google Chemistry Doodle

Today on the Google home page in the U.S. is a special Doodle, aka Google logo, for the 115th birthday of the late Percy Lavon Julian.

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Lake County News-Sun

Woman injured when hit by truck in Waukegan

A woman was hit by a man driving a pickup truck at Martin Luther King Avenue and Washington Street, outside of the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan late Thursday afternoon.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WDJT

Waukegan man charged in RecPlex hidden camera case

27-year-old Melissa Wenckenbach of Pleasant Prairie was arrested a day before Landt in regards to these hidden cameras.

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Daily Herald

Waukegan man pleads guilty to home invasion for role in 2012 murder

A Waukegan man pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old man during a drug deal that went bad.

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Lake County News-Sun

Not all of city's abandoned homes are doomed for demolition

On Monday morning, April 7, a Waukegan Public Works crew tore down the 10th abandoned structure since the city purchased the heavy equipment designed for the purpose.

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Lake County News-Sun

Man convicted in blowtorch murder case to be sentenced April 25

Beach Park resident Eric Castillo, 26, is expected to be sentenced April 25 after he was convicted of first-degree murder last month in the brutal death of a 27-year-old Waukegan man.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Waukegan Symphony Orchestra celebrates 40th anniversary

The Waukegan Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 40th anniversary with a performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Waukegan High School's Trapp Auditorium, 2325 Brookside Ave., the same stage as the symphony's inaugural concert.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Firearms Stolen from Lake Forest Coach House

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Patch.com

Woman Arrested for Driving with License Revoked for Prior DUI

The following information is from the Highland Park Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Lake County News-Sun

Waukegan launches new yard waste disposal plan

As spring-cleaning season begins in Waukegan, city officials are launching an awareness campaign to make sure yard waste isn't slipped into trash bins - and televisions aren't dumped just about anywhere.

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Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Tiny Miles brings rock and blues

Comedian and Chicago native Danny Kallas performs at The Comedy Shrine in Aurora on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12. Doug McDade stars as an intersex performance artists facing death in Rob Winn Anderson's world premiere drama "A Fine Line" at Clockwise Theatre in Waukegan from Friday, April 11, through Sunday, May 4. The light and movement ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lake County News-Sun

Teachers' union sends 'bottom-line offer to avoid a strike'

It what a teachers' union official called "a bottom-line effort to avoid a strike," members of the Waukegan Council of the Lake County Federation of Teachers will conduct a pre-approval vote on Tuesday, April 8, on an offer that, in part, scales back salary demands in exchange for a shortening of the current school year by three days.

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