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  1. Rauner's Racing Board Appointment Has Ties to Corrupt Loan FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... mansion , he was the CEO of Consumer Financial Services Corporation at the time and is still listed as owner of the Waukegan-based company by the BBB. According to CampaignMoney.com, Brincat also has a recent history of making hefty donations to ...

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  2. Possible Road Collapse Reported in NilesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A possible roadway collapse in Niles Monday morning has two northbound lanes of Waukegan Road closed at a major intersection. Members of a construction crew working on tearing down the old Traveler's Inn to make room for a new Holiday Inn Express near Waukegan Road and Milwaukee Avenue noticed the problem with the roadway at about 11:35 a.m., according to the Journal & Topics newspaper.

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  3. 4 Charged With DUIs in Highland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... after being stopped by police in the 3300 block of Skokie Valley Road at 2:48 a.m. on May 31. Shalyn Samuel, 31, Waukegan was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended, speeding and uninsured motor vehicle after being stopped by ...

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  4. Fish in Waukegan Harbor to be tested for PCB contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    People fish off a pier adjacent to Waukegan Harbor in this 2010 file photo. The EPA is soon expected to approve funds for another phase of cleanup work in the harbor.

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  5. Sunday picks: Craig Ferguson comes to Waukegan's GeneseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Daily Herald

    Tonight is the night to see Scottish-turned-American citizen comedian Craig Ferguson and his rescheduled Hot & Grumpy Tour: Walking the Earth at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $35-$55.

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  6. Tim Mooney whirls through Shakespeare tragedgy in 'Breakneck Hamlet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Examiner.com

    For a brilliant, short version of William Shakespeare 's Danish play, go to Clockwise Theatre in Waukegan to see 'Breakneck Hamlet .' But you have to decide quickly because actor/writer Tim Mooney who adapted the 'The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' to a 90-minute, one-act play, is only performing it May 29 through June 7, 2015.

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  7. Saslow Nash, AldeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice SASLOW NASH, Aldene Age 87, of Kettering, previously of Oakwood, passed away on May 28, 2015. Aldene was born to the late Charles Edward and Vida Irene Foxworth in Waukegan, IL on May 22, 1928.

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  8. Stevenson academic, athletic teams honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Daily Herald

    ... Carol Sente of Vernon Hills honored the championship teams with a resolution in the House, and Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan did the same in the Senate. Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger, a former Stevenson parent, also presented a proclamation ...

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  9. Craig Ferguson and the Bard: 5 ideas for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Daily Herald

    To see or not to see? That's the question for Shakespeare fans when Clockwise Theatre presents "Breakneck Hamlet" in Waukegan this weekend. It's one of many things to do on a weekend that includes the chance to catch comic Craig Ferguson, see an "American Idol" winner in concert or take in a historic re-enactment.

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  10. Theater events: Mooney does 'Shakespeare on demand' in 'Breakneck Hamlet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    ... in the second act, which he dubs "Shakespeare on demand." Opens at 8 p.m. Friday, May 29, at 221 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $20. (847) 775-1500 or clockwisetheatre.org . Standup comedians including Jordan Holmes and Peter Daniel perform as part of ...

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  11. Police body camera guidelines move forward in state legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    ... It also helps clear up any misconceptions about an incident if it happens," Jesiel said. Dozens marched in Waukegan earlier this month after the Lake County state's attorney said the Zion shooting was justified. Marchers protested racially charged ...

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  12. Man faces weapons charges after dispute in WaukeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    A 28-year-old South Carolina man faces weapons charges stemming from a dispute in Waukegan in which his wife told police he fired a gun at her, authorities said Thursday. Joseph B. Smith was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and driving under the influence.

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  13. Waukegan man pleads not guilty to possession of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    Saint Alexander, of the 2000 block of Washington Street, faces up to seven years in prison if found guilty on any of the 10 counts of possession of child pornography he is charged with, authorities said. He remains held in Lake County jail on $150,000 bail.

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  14. Could massive gambling expansion plan be part of budget fight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    ... will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Even then, the proposal from state Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat, won't likely reach Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk before lawmakers are set to leave the Capitol Sunday. The absence of a ...

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  15. Man convicted of Lake County murder expected to go freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    A man convicted 15 years ago of killing and dumping the body of a woman in a forest preserve near Waukegan is expected to be released from prison in the next 24 hours. Thomas Geraghty, of Northwestern University Law School's Bluhm Legal Clinic, said Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim is expected to file paperwork in Lake County court today to drop the charges against Jason Strong, now 39. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  16. Despite meetings with suburban lawmakers, are more headaches to come for Rauner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Daily Herald

    ... long-term vision is good, but it also takes a while to get to those solutions." I asked state Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat hoping to expand gambling options in Illinois, whether a proposal to put slots at tracks and new casinos in Lake ...

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  17. Another man cleared of murder in Lake Co., could walk free todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Chicago Tribune

    ... afternoon following his exoneration in the beating death of a woman found in a forest preserve on the North Chicago-Waukegan border in 1999. He was found guilty even before the woman's identity was determined. Criminal authorities and defense ...

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  18. Volunteers sought for tag daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Daily Herald

    ... canisters to collect donations on the day of the event. Area locations include Buffalo Grove, Deer Park, Gurnee and Waukegan. In exchange for donations, volunteers will hand out specially marked packets of Forget-Me-Not flower seeds listing the 24/7 ...

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  19. Gurnee police find woman missing since Friday 'safe and sound'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Daily Herald

    Cmdr. Willie Meyer said Wednesday that 53-year-old Jacqueline Bizzell was "found safe and sound" at a Waukegan hotel. He said police received a tip from someone who saw her picture and a story about her in a local newspaper.

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  20. Waukegan man charged with soliciting teen over social networking appRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Daily Herald

    A 26-year-old Waukegan man faces up to five years in prison after his arrest Tuesday on accusations he used a mobile social networking app to plan a sexual encounter with what he believed was a 14-year-old boy. Olvin Renato Mendoza, of the 1500 block of Muirfield Avenue, is charged with two counts of indecent solicitation of a child, a Class 3 felony, and a misdemeanor count driving without a valid license, according to Lake County Sheriff's police.

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