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  1. Grandwood Park house explosion cause for pauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Chicago Tribune

    The house explosion in Grandwood Park on Sept. 8 was roughly five blocks from where I live, more than close enough to experience the strength of the explosion, which literally obliterated a small home on Streamwood Court.

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  2. Coroner: 'Natural death' ruling after Chicago man collapses exiting Great America coasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Superman: Ultimate Flight was shut down Saturday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee for a short time after a 50-year-old Chicago man collapsed after exiting the roller coaster and later died at a hospital. Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper said Scott Barnes was walking with friends after the ride, said he wasn't feeling well and then collapsed.

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  3. Gurnee man charged with child sex abuse; ordered held on $1 million bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Chicago Tribune

    A Gurnee man was being held on $1 million bail after his arrest Tuesday morning on charges of child sexual abuse that allegedly occurred in Round Lake Park. Rodrick R. Linnear, 36, was arrested by Round Lake Park police at his place of employment in Waukegan Tuesday morning following a month-long investigation into allegations of the sexual abuse of a minor, according to Round Lake Park Police Chief George Filenko.

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  4. Northern Illinois Airshow fills the skies over WaukeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Chicago Tribune

    A large crowd of people of all ages watched a sky filled with plane stunts during the Northern Illinois Airshow Saturday at the Waukegan National Airport. The aerobatics show had planes from a historic military flight era, where tactical maneuvers made the powerful machines with wings dance with one another in the air.

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  5. House explosion leaves at least 1 injured, homes damaged near GurneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Chicago Tribune

    At least one person was injured late Friday afternoon in a house explosion in Grandwood Park, according to a Lake County Sheriff's official. Sgt. Sara Balmes said a woman received minor injuries in an explosion in the 36400 block of Streamwood Court.

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  6. Local boy is honorary bat kid for the Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Chicago Tribune

    Recently 7-year-old Tony Arce of Gurnee, IL had a blast at the Chicago Cubs game as an Advocate Health Care Honorary Bat Kid. Tony is a huge Cubs fan and was excited to hang out in the dugout, be on the field and meet a few of the players.

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  7. Six Flags Great America unleashes plans for 'world-record breaking' loop coasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Chicago Tribune

    Images released by Six Flags Great America show a looping coaster similar to one that is scheduled to be installed in the Mardi Gras section of the park in 2018. Images released by Six Flags Great America show a looping coaster similar to one that is scheduled to be installed in the Mardi Gras section of the park in 2018.

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  8. Column: Hurricane Harvey's deluge trumps county's post-flood troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Jose Lopez hauls equipment out of his garage along Hillwood Circle in Round Lake Beach on July 12, 2017, after heavy rains flooded Lake County communities. Jose Lopez hauls equipment out of his garage along Hillwood Circle in Round Lake Beach on July 12, 2017, after heavy rains flooded Lake County communities.

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  9. Northwestern police commander, noted for coordinating Obama visit, succumbs to cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Chicago Tribune

    Northwestern police commander Shaun Johnson, far left, is shown in this 2013 file photo as Northwestern was recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm Program. Johnson died Aug. 9, 2017 after a battle with cancer.

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  10. $6 million makeover set to commence at Gurnee MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Chicago Tribune

    Designs provided by the Simon Property Group show renovations planned for Gurnee Mills, which is undergoing a $6 million makeover. Designs provided by the Simon Property Group show renovations planned for Gurnee Mills, which is undergoing a $6 million makeover.

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  11. Moran: Demise of King Chaos sparks forecasts for Great America's next big thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Chicago Tribune

    King Chaos, upon which 40 riders at a time have been tumbling since 2004 at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, is set to tumble for a final time on Sunday, Aug. 27. King Chaos, upon which 40 riders at a time have been tumbling since 2004 at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, is set to tumble for a final time on Sunday, Aug. 27. To fill in more than a few blanks created by those opening sentences, officials at Six Flags Great America released a formal statement late Monday that confirmed what has been posted on social media over the past week: King Chaos, a giant platform-style thrill ride in Mardi Gras, is on the verge of closing for good after 13 years in operation.

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  12. Four injured in Grayslake fire, including three police officers rescuing trapped teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Chicago Tribune

    An investigator walks outside a home on Normandy Lane in Grayslake, where an overnight fire resulted in injuries to a resident and three police officers on Tuesday. An investigator walks outside a home on Normandy Lane in Grayslake, where an overnight fire resulted in injuries to a resident and three police officers on Tuesday.

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  13. Rauner back in Lake County for flood assessment efforts, hopes to see federal funds come to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Bruce Rauner came to Lake County on Friday, his third visit since the July floods, to announce that officials from the state and federal government would be doing flood assessments over the weekend. Gov. Bruce Rauner came to Lake County on Friday, his third visit since the July floods, to announce that officials from the state and federal government would be doing flood assessments over the weekend.

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  14. Gurnee seeks removal from national hate group mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    An "inclusive message" sign created by the Lake County Health Department is located outside the cafeteria in the Lake County Building in Waukegan. Copies of the sign are also located across Lake County facilities.

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  15. Great Wolf offers sneak peek of its first water park resort in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Great Wolf Resorts on Wednesday revealed new details and the first renderings of its water park lodge opening next year near Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. The $60 million-plus project calls for transforming the tropical-themed KeyLime Cove indoor water park resort into the Northwoods-style Great Wolf Lodge Illinois, featuring an expanded, 80,000-square-foot indoor water park with a wave pool, 50 percent more slides than its predecessor, a new outdoor pool and "several" water attractions still in development.

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  16. Chicago actress Mariann Mayberry dead at 52Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Mariann Mayberry, a self-effacing but essential Chicago actress whose work embodied the city's ensemble ethos and whose emotional intensity on stage seared many a Chicago heart, died following a lengthy battle with breast cancer . She died early Tuesday, according to an announcement from the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

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  17. Medal of Honor veteran meets with jail inmates, shares story of his own challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    After nearly flunking out of both grade school and high school, Allen Lynch of Gurnee joined the United States Army, where he also had a rough time, nearly earning himself a dishonorable discharge before a fateful day in combat. Lynch was 22 years old and serving as a radio telephone operator with the Army's 12th Cavalry on Dec. 15, 1967, when his unit was attacked in the Binh Dinh Province of South Vietnam.

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  18. Gurnee man in custody for bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A 35-year-old Gurnee man is being held in the Racine County jail in Wisconsin on Thursday in connection with the January bank robbery of the Norstates Bank in Gurnee. Jason Crawford of 7983 Dada Drive was named in a federal indictment this week for allegedly taking approximately $2,100 from the Norstates Bank at 5384 Grand Avenue just before 9 a.m. on Jan. 31 in a non-takeover type robbery, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  19. Waukegan man suffers opioid overdose behind the wheel, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A Waukegan man reported for reckless driving was found unresponsive and suffering from an opioid overdose in his vehicle in Newport Township early Tuesday morning, a Lake County Sheriff's Office official said. This marks the third time this year a person has been found by the Lake County Sheriff's Office unresponsive in a vehicle because of an overdose, Sgt.

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  20. Contemplating all the water banked in the forest preserves and skunk sitting.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Flooding can cause minor damage to the trails like washouts, but I have been a lucky one who has had access to more than five miles of trails in the forest preserve during the 2017 flood. Flooding can cause minor damage to the trails like washouts, but I have been a lucky one who has had access to more than five miles of trails in the forest preserve during the 2017 flood.

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