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  1. Fire does extensive damage to Zion bowling alleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chicago Tribune

    No one was injured in a Sunday morning fire that caused extensive smoke and heat damage to Pinsters Bowl in Zion. No one was injured in a Sunday morning fire that caused extensive smoke and heat damage to Pinsters Bowl in Zion.

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  2. Selle: Gurnee, Waukegan officials in the dark when it comes to risky airborne toxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Chicago Tribune

    An overhead view of Vantage Specialty Chemicals on Porett Drive in Gurnee, which emits cancer-linked ethylene oxide gas, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. An overhead view of Vantage Specialty Chemicals on Porett Drive in Gurnee, which emits cancer-linked ethylene oxide gas, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  3. FBI, Gurnee police seek bank robbery suspect who fled scene on bicycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Gurnee police on the scene of a robbery at Gurnee Community Bank, 675 N. O'Plaine Road on Oct. 31, 2018. Gurnee police on the scene of a robbery at Gurnee Community Bank, 675 N. O'Plaine Road on Oct. 31, 2018.

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  4. 2 Lake County polluters emit same cancer-causing gas as Sterigenics,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Nearly 23,000 people live near Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee, which emits cancer-linked ethylene oxide gas. Communities facing abnormally high cancer risks from toxic air pollution stand out on a color-coded map created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency .

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  5. Land on Gurnee's western border could be annexed for new Aldi grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Chicago Tribune

    The Grand Avenue frontage of a 2.5-acre parcel under consideration for annexation and the development of a new Aldi grocery store in Gurnee. The Grand Avenue frontage of a 2.5-acre parcel under consideration for annexation and the development of a new Aldi grocery store in Gurnee.

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  6. 'It wasn't very comfortable': Gurnee embalmer among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Chicago Tribune

    Gurnee resident Wayne Allison beat Six Flags Great America's 30-hour coffin challenge along with five other contestants after staying inside from Saturday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 21. Gurnee resident Wayne Allison beat Six Flags Great America's 30-hour coffin challenge along with five other contestants after staying inside from Saturday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 21. The first thing Wayne Allison did when he got home Sunday night was soak his sore body in a hot bath for a long time. The 51-year-old from Gurnee was exhausted, he said, after spending the weekend inside a wooden box taking on and beating Six Flags Great America's 30-Hour Coffin Challenge, which began at 1 p.m. Saturday and ended at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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  7. 'This will save lives': Lake County OK's 211...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Live operators will handle calls from people experiencing a crisis that doesn't require a call to 911 under a program organized by the United Way of Lake County and funded in part by local governments that include the Lake County Board. Live operators will handle calls from people experiencing a crisis that doesn't require a call to 911 under a program organized by the United Way of Lake County and funded in part by local governments that include the Lake County Board.

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  8. Thirty hours in a coffin? Great America puts out the challenge during Fright FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Nox, the demon of Fright Fest at Six Flags Great America, is one of the ghouls scheduled to visit six humans who accept the challenge to stay in a coffin for 30 hours at the theme park in Gurnee on Oct. 20-21. Nox, the demon of Fright Fest at Six Flags Great America, is one of the ghouls scheduled to visit six humans who accept the challenge to stay in a coffin for 30 hours at the theme park in Gurnee on Oct. 20-21.

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  9. Charges dropped in Great America battery case, but state's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Battery charges against a Waukegan man accused of attacking a family at Six Flags Great America last fall have been temporarily dropped by the Lake County State's Attorney's Office, but officials said Tuesday they will be refiled. Gregory Battle, 18, was charged with with felony charges of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and aggravated battery in a public place following a Sept.

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  10. Want a free ticket to Six Flags? Interview for a job thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A Six Flags Great America employee secures riders aboard the wooden roller coaster Goliath on May 26, 2016, at the amusement park in Gurnee, which is looking to hire an additional 800 workers. A Six Flags Great America employee secures riders aboard the wooden roller coaster Goliath on May 26, 2016, at the amusement park in Gurnee, which is looking to hire an additional 800 workers.

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  11. Man convicted of murder in Waukegan stabbing death dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A man convicted of murder in the 2013 Waukegan stabbing death of a 19-year-old Lake Villa resident has died while serving his sentence in Menard Correctional Center, according to authorities. Randolph County Coroner Carlos Barbour said Tuesday that Kevin Curtis, 31, died Sept.

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  12. Woman reported missing found dead in DuSable HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A 22-year-old Gurnee woman who was last seen on Monday was found dead Thursday in DuSable Harbor on the North Side, Chicago police said. Daniela Forero, of the 3400 block of Meadow Crest Circle in the Lake County suburb, was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m. after divers in the police department's Marine Unit found her body near the sluice gates at 250 N. Breakwater Access near the Lakeview East neighborhood.

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  13. Hurricane Gordon remnants could cause Lake County flooding, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The Des Plaines River was over its banks and covering the Des Plaines River Trail and part of McClure Avenue east of O'Plaine Road in Gurnee on Sept. 4, 2018.

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  14. Faster and higher: Six Flags Great America touts plans for 'record breaking' launch coasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The roller coaster arms race between theme parks was sparked anew early Thursday as officials at Six Flags Great America announced plans to build, "a triple-record breaking launch coaster" called Maxx Force for the 2019 season. According to details released by in a predawn announcement, the new attraction in Carousel Plaza near the Gurnee park's main entrance is scheduled to open next summer as, "the fastest launch coaster in North America, and feature the fastest inversion and highest double inversion of any roller coaster in the world."

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  15. Waukegan teen who drowned remembered for his laughter, helping peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Waukegan students returning to school this week for the start of the new academic year will be missing one of their classmates. Antony O'Conner, 14, who was an eighth-grader at Jefferson Middle School last year, was identified as the young man who drowned at Waukegan's lakefront Friday evening while trying to swim across the channel entrance to Waukegan Harbor with some friends.

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  16. Citing potential flooding, Vernon Hills opposes environmental waivers for Foxconn plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Vernon Hills Village Trustee Thom Koch during an Aug. 14 meeting said jealousy is not why he's opposed to Wisconsin's waiver of environmental regulations at the Foxconn factory site. Vernon Hills Village Trustee Thom Koch during an Aug. 14 meeting said jealousy is not why he's opposed to Wisconsin's waiver of environmental regulations at the Foxconn factory site.

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  17. 14-year-old in 'extremely critical' condition after trying...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A 14-year-old boy who went under while trying to swim across a channel between Waukegan Harbor and the city's beach late Friday afternoon was in "extremely critical" condition after being located and pulled from the water by a Waukegan Fire Department diver, a department spokesman said. Fire Marshal Steve Lenzi said the teen was one of four young men who attempted to cross from one breakwall to another.

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  18. Lake County Stormwater Commission funds study on local impact of Wisconsin Foxconn developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A drone view of Gurnee along the Des Plaines River during flooding in July 2017. The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission has contracted for a new study to assess the risk of increased local flooding as a result of the pending Foxconn Development in Wisconsin.

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  19. Almond Road roundabout in Gurnee expected to open before school doesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The new Almond Road roundabout at Dada Drive, pictured in a drone photo taken Thursday, is almost completed, and Gurnee officials said Almond should reopen to through-traffic by the week of Aug. 20, in time for the opening of local schools. The new Almond Road roundabout at Dada Drive, pictured in a drone photo taken Thursday, is almost completed, and Gurnee officials said Almond should reopen to through-traffic by the week of Aug. 20, in time for the opening of local schools.

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  20. 'A huge need': Gurnee approves feasibility study for youth sports complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Eric Sullivan, a partner with Sports Facilities Advisory, outlines Aug. 6, 2018 how his firm will conduct a feasibility study for a new youth sports complex in Gurnee. He was speaking before a crowded meeting of the Gurnee Village Board.

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