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  1. Lake County jail guard files discrimination lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Daily Herald

    ... office for review, officials said. It resulted in criminal charges filed against two guards. Rodney Holmes, 44, of Zion and Robert Schlesser, 49, of Round Lake Beach both denied the allegations of official misconduct for their role in the jail. ...


  2. Walmart's spying on worker activists involved the FBI and a defense contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Daily Kos

    ... go on strike. AM [assistant manager] feels the cashier was joking when she made the comment." 4:19 p.m., Store 3893 in Zion, Ill.: "Three associates made comments surrounding the 'strikes' in other stores to Grocery ZMS [zone merchandising ...


  3. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Supports American Lung...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | Business Wire

    ... gift plus locally-raised funds - a total of $182,135 - to Wimmer at CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. CTCA also ran a national radio and print advertising campaign that highlighted the story of Jane Elterman, a stage IV lung ...


  4. And I'm Taking the Kids with Me...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Huffington Post

    ... stands, a custodial parent would need a court order to make a 10-mile move with his or her kids from north suburban Zion, Illinois to Kenosha, Wisconsin, simply because that move would cross state lines. The same parent, however, could pack up the ...


  5. Former D1 commit Cole Coskey standing out for Saginaw SpiritRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 | MLive.com

    ... League goal, but it also jumpstarted a five-goal third period for a 6-4 come-from-behind win. It took 13 games for the Zion, Illinois native to record his first goal in a big-time game. He's known for some time now that it would happen, but the ...


  6. Archery deer hunting to begin at Illinois Beach State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | Daily Herald

    Deer hunting with a bow and arrow will be allowed for the first time at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion. The archery deer program at the park is set to begin Sunday and run until mid-January, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said in a news release.


  7. Hoak, Christopher S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    Christopher S. Hoak Born: June 23, 1972; in Elmhurst, IL Died: Oct. 21, 2015; in Zion, IL Christopher Stewart Hoak, age 43, of Richmond, died in the peace and dignity in which he lived on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at Midwestern Regional Medical Center-Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 23, 1972, in Elmhurst to William S. and Jo A. Hoak.


  8. Quentin Tarantino honors Tamir Rice and other police shooting victims at Times Square demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... day," said LaToya Howell, mother of Justus Howell - a 17-year-old black teenager shot twice in the back while fleeing a Zion, Illinois, police officer. "We've been shown that your child can be killed by the way they look," Howell said. Hertencia ...


  9. Judge: Drug-induced homicide case over Algonquin man's death can stay in McHenry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge denied a defense request to dismiss the criminal indictment against a Zion man accused of providing a fatal dose of heroin. Special public defender Hank Sugden previously moved to toss the indictment against 35-year-old James F. Linder, arguing that McHenry County isn't the proper place to try the drug-induced homicide case because not every element of the alleged crime occurred here.


  10. Defense: Victim's father, not ex-Marine, killed 2 girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    WAUKEGAN – The defense attorney for a former Marine accused of fatally stabbing two girls in Zion said he will argue at trial that one victim's father previously exonerated in the killings is responsible. Jorge Torrez is charged in the Mother's Day 2005 killings of 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias.


  11. Man who tried to sell gun to teen later killed by police pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A Lindenhurst man admitted to trying to illegally sell a gun to a teen who was later shot and killed by police in Zion. Tramond Peet, 18, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful use of a weapon and he was sentenced to 24 months of probation, 150 public service hours, and 48 days in Lake County jail for his role in the illegal gun sale, said Cynthia Vargas, communication manager for the Lake County State's Attorney's Office.


  12. Defense hopes to pin Zion girls' murders on exonerated fatherRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The defense for a former Zion man accused of the notorious 2005 murders of two little girls plans to pin the slayings on one of the girl's fathers when the case goes to trial next year. Jed Stone, the attorney for Jorge Avila-Torrez, said in court Tuesday that his case will implicate Jerry Hobbs in the slaying of his daughter, 8-year-old Laura Hobbs, and her 9-year-old friend Krystal Tobias, on Mother's Day in 2005.


  13. Beach Park Man In Critical Condition After Being Struck By AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... - A north suburban man is in critical condition after he was struck by an ambulance early Sunday in Beach Park. The Zion fire department ambulance was returning to the station from Vista East Hospital and heading northbound on Sheridan Road near ...


  14. Quick-striking Stevenson sinks Zion-BentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Taking advantage of two turnovers, the Patriots reeled off a trio of scores of 39 yards or longer for a 28-0 halftime lead to key Friday's 42-14 rout of visiting Zion-Benton. Stevenson was sparked by a combined 178-yard rushing output in the first two stanzas, including a scoring run of 70 from Tyler Vincent and a 55-yard jaunt to paydirt via Anthony Sibo.


  15. Oak Harbor splits in national competition | NJROTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... Austin McBride, Montana Koslowski and Elena Flake. In sporter competition, Oak Harbor lost to perennial national power Zion Benton NJROTC of Zion, Ill., 1,099-1,008. Micah Moss topped the Wildcats with a 272. Liberti Chastain-Chomyn, Elizabeth Adams ...


  16. Two accused in post-wedding scuffle plead not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Two Beach Park men accused of being involved in a post-wedding scuffle near Zion pleaded not guilty to charges Thursday in Lake County court. James Bakken, 33, of the 11300 block West Carnahan Avenue, and Matthew Bowen, 25, of the 11200 block of West Leland Avenue in Beach Park, are both scheduled for trial Dec. 14, after pleading not guilty to charges of unlawful use of a weapon, defacing the serial numbers off a hand gun and possession of a weapon by a felon, Judge Daniel Shanes said.


  17. UMSL's McKayla Harder named GLVC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    UMSL forward McKayla Harder, the leading freshman scorer in the GLVC this season, was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday. A freshman from Mount Zion, Ill., Harder earned her very first GLVC Player of the Week award thanks in large part to her contributions as UMSL extended its season-long winning streak to seven in a row.


  18. Extradition Next for Kenosha County Homicide SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WSAW

    ... and fled south into Illinois. Lake County sheriff's deputies began chasing Obregon after he was seen driving in Zion, Illinois. Authorities say Obregon is a suspect in the death of 37-year-old Tywon Anderson and is wanted for several robberies and ...


  19. Obregon stole vehicle, fled to Illinois, believed shot before captureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | West of the I

    ... KCSD got out a description of the vehicle through law enforcement channels and the media and the car was sighted in the Zion area. Obregon started heading back to the state line on Lewis Avenue, eventually leaving the car and fleeing on foot. At ...


  20. Lake County police assist in capture of Wisconsin murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... said. Minutes later, a Lake County deputy spotted a Chevrolet Spark in the area of Green Bay Road and Ninth Street near Zion. The officer tried to stop the car, but Obregon sped away, Covelli said. Covelli said the car came to an abrupt stop on ...


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