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

    Wednesday Sep 12 | 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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  2. Man convicted of murder in Waukegan stabbing death dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | 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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  3. Woman reported missing found dead in DuSable HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | 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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  4. Hurricane Gordon remnants could cause Lake County flooding, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | 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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  5. Faster and higher: Six Flags Great America touts plans for 'record breaking' launch coasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. '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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  12. Petition seeks to change Independence Grove preserve address to Waukegan instead of LibertyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    About 250 people have signed on to a petition seeking to have the Independence Grove Forest Preserve identified as being in Waukegan instead of Libertyville . Waukegan resident Dan Traynoff started the Change.org petition.

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  13. Ex-Nuveen employee admits to fraud, using company money to pay rent,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A former executive assistant at one of Chicago's largest asset-management firms pleaded guilty Wednesday to using company money to pay for a string of extravagant personal expenses, including paying her rent, catering for her son's birthday party and buying front-row seats to a Cirque du Soleil show. Kristine Lazzara, 53, admitted stealing nearly $54,000 over the nearly four-year scheme when she was an assistant to the CEO at Nuveen, a 120-year-old investment firm based at 333 W. Wacker Drive that manages more than $970 billion in assets around the world.

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  14. Gurnee eyes major youth sports complex south of Great America as next big tourist attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A sprawling parcel just south of Great America and west of Milwaukee Avenue in Gurnee could be developed as a new youth traveling sports complex with amenities including restaurants, shops and a hotel. A sprawling parcel just south of Great America and west of Milwaukee Avenue in Gurnee could be developed as a new youth traveling sports complex with amenities including restaurants, shops and a hotel.

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  15. Man arrested at Third Lake pharmacy tracked down after squeezing out of squad car, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A Romeoville man escaped from the custody of a Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy for a short time Tuesday afternoon near Grayslake after he was arrested for allegedly attempting to use a fake prescription for a controlled substance at a local pharmacy, according to authorities. Multiple police jurisdictions joined sheriff's deputies in Third Lake setting up a perimeter near the pharmacy at the intersection of Washington Street and Route 45 in the late afternoon to look for Salvador A. Leo, 25, according to Sgt.

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  16. Gurnee officers cleared in fatal Route 41 shooting of woman armed with military-style rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County Major Crime Task Force along with Gurnee police on the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting in the area of Route 41 and Washington Street on May 23. Lake County Major Crime Task Force along with Gurnee police on the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting in the area of Route 41 and Washington Street on May 23. Two Gurnee police officers "acted reasonably and appropriately" in a May 23 confrontation on Route 41 that ended with the officers shooting a woman armed with a military-style rifle, according to a statement released late Friday by Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim. Gurnee Police Department Sgt.

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  17. 4 firefighters injured, family dog dies in Gold Pyramid House fire, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The balloon construction of the famous Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth allowed a fire to race to the top of the structure on July 17, 2018, fire officials said. The balloon construction of the famous Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth allowed a fire to race to the top of the structure on July 17, 2018, fire officials said.

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  18. Fire damages the Gold Pyramid House in WadsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Firefighters extinguis a stubborn fire at the Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth Tuesday evening, July 17, 2018, Wadsworth. A fire late Tuesday afternoon burned part of Wadsworth's Gold Pyramid House, a well-known tourist attraction in northern Lake County.

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  19. Motorcyclist dies in Newport Township collision with SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County Sheriff's Office personnel at the scene of a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle at Kilbourne Road and Route 173 on July 11, 2018. Lake County Sheriff's Office personnel at the scene of a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle at Kilbourne Road and Route 173 on July 11, 2018.

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  20. Man convicted of terrorist threat against Lake County Courthouse sentenced and releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    More than two years after his conviction for making terror threats against governmental facilities in Lake County, a California man was sentenced to six years in prison - then released soon after due to time already spent in custody. Daniel Pederson, 36, was sentenced June 27 by Judge Mark Levitt to six years in prison, the minimum term for his March 2016 conviction of making terrorism threats against the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan and the Gurnee Police Department.

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