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  1. Police are investigating fatal car crash in Zion as a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County Major Crime Task Force investigator looks over the scene of a one-vehicle accident in Zion. The only occupant, a 30-year old male from Zion, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials.

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  2. Teen linked to Zion police shooting sent back to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Chicago Tribune

    A Lindenhurst teen facing weapons charges related to the police-involved fatal shooting of Waukegan 17-year-old Justus Howell was remanded to Lake County Jail without bond Wednesday after allegedly violating conditions of his release. Tramond Peet, who is charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, allegedly told police he tried to sell a semi-automatic pistol to Howell on April 4 before a Zion police officer responded and shot Howell while he was running with that gun, according to authorities.

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  3. Decision on charges in Zion fatal police shooting expected ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County's State's Attorney Mike Nerheim plans to announce Thursday whether a Zion police officer will face charges for fatally shooting a 17-year-old in the back last month. Activists have accused Lake County authorities of bias and called for murder charges against the officer.

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  4. Game over: Zion, Lake County Fielders drop lawsuits with $55K settlementRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    People sit in the bleachers during a Lake County Fielders vs. Chico Outlaws baseball game at Fielders Stadium in Zion on July 15, 2011. People sit in the bleachers during a Lake County Fielders vs. Chico Outlaws baseball game at Fielders Stadium in Zion on July 15, 2011.

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  5. 10 years after 2 girls killed in Zion, families still await justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A memorial for Laura Hobbs, 8, and Krystal Tobias, 9, includes glass figurines, bracelets, crosses, silk flowers, and other items is set up in Beulah Park in Zion on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The long standing memorial was set up by their former Girl Scout troop to honor their memory.

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  6. Investigators ask for patience in probe of Zion police shootingRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The Lake County Major Crime Task Force commander called for the Zion community's patience Friday and pledged a thorough investigation into the police-involved shooting of 17-year-old Justus Howell, whose death has sparked protests. "The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is committed to conducting a thorough, comprehensive, external investigation by gathering all the facts that will be forwarded to the Lake County state's attorney's office for review," Cmdr.

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  7. Overflow crowd demands Zion cops wear body camerasRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    At Tuesday night's City Council meeting that witnessed an overflow crowd speaking out about the April 4 police-involved shooting death of Justus Howell, more than two dozen members of the Zion-Benton Ministerial Association called on all Zion police officers to be fitted with body cameras. Pastor Robert Williams of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, one of three association members to read a joint statement at the meeting, said the ministers are also asking the city to hire a community liaison to aid in communication between the police department and residents.

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  8. Three charged in connection with Zion shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    From left, Terrell Johnson, Malik Adams and Cinnamon Curtis have been charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. From left, Terrell Johnson, Malik Adams and Cinnamon Curtis have been charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

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  9. Bail lowered for teen facing gun charges related to Zion police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Tramond Peet was arrested after allegedly arranging to sell a gun to and then getting in a struggle with Justus Howell, who was then shot by Zion police April 4, 2015. Tramond Peet was arrested after allegedly arranging to sell a gun to and then getting in a struggle with Justus Howell, who was then shot by Zion police April 4, 2015.

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  10. Key questions about Zion police shooting remain as debate ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of Justus Howell after his funeral April 10, 2015, at First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church in North Chicago. Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of Justus Howell after his funeral April 10, 2015, at First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church in North Chicago.

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  11. Justus Howell's death mourned at wake, funeral in North ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Items, including votive candles, stuffed animals, crucifixes, balloons, notes and mementos, crowd the corner at Galilee Avenue and 24th Street on April 7, 2015, in Zion. Items, including votive candles, stuffed animals, crucifixes, balloons, notes and mementos, crowd the corner at Galilee Avenue and 24th Street on April 7, 2015, in Zion.

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  12. Funeral, protest set for teen killed by Zion policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Items, including votive candles, stuffed animals, crucifixes, balloons, notes and mementos, crowd the corner at Galilee Avenue and 24th Street on April 7, 2015, in Zion. Items, including votive candles, stuffed animals, crucifixes, balloons, notes and mementos, crowd the corner at Galilee Avenue and 24th Street on April 7, 2015, in Zion.

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  13. Teen killed in police shooting in Zion shot twice in the back: coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Zion police officers at the scene of a police-involved shooting on April 4, 2015. Zion police at the scene of a fatal shooting on April 4, 2015.

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  14. Teen dies following reported police-involved shooting in ZionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Zion Police Officer takes notes at the scene of a police-involved shooting Saturday, April 4, 2015. Zion Police Officers stand at the scene of a police-involved shooting Saturday, April 4, 2015.

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  15. Police chief: Zion cop saves woman, fights off attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Alec H. Adolphs, 21, of Beach Park, allegedly attacked a police officer and tried to get his gun during a struggle, Zion Police Chief Stephen Dumyahn said. Alec H. Adolphs, 21, of Beach Park, allegedly attacked a police officer and tried to get his gun during a struggle, Zion Police Chief Stephen Dumyahn said.

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  16. Police: Robbers shoot their way out of locked Zion gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Security cameras show two men allegedly attempting to rob the BP gas station at 2101 Lewis Ave. in Zion on Monday night, March 9. Security cameras show two men allegedly attempting to rob the BP gas station at 2101 Lewis Ave. in Zion on Monday night, March 9. Two would-be robbers, who found themselves locked in a Zion gas station, fled empty handed Monday night after shooting their way out of a glass door. Clerk Matthew Raju, 34, of Beach Park, said he thought the robbery attempt was a joke because he recognized the man holding the gun as someone he's previously seen inside the Jim's BP Food Shop at 2101 Lewis Ave. @Riley Jacobs You are correct sir! These kind gentleman with out weapons would be Rhodes scholars I'm sure.

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  17. Mother of murder victim: 'Nobody can hurt her now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Darren Deon Vann, 43, of Gary, is a convicted sex offender suspected of killing at least seven women and leaving some of the bodies in abandoned houses in Gary. Darren Deon Vann, 43, of Gary, is a convicted sex offender suspected of killing at least seven women and leaving some of the bodies in abandoned houses in Gary.

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  18. Exelon: Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant is running out of moneyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Exelon's Zion nuclear power plant was closed in 1998. It is in the midst of being dismantled so the land along Lake Michigan can be reused.

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  19. Handful of suburban schools open during brutal coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Elementary and high school students in far north suburban Zion have classes Wednesday. All seven schools in Zion Elementary School District 6 are open as is Zion-Benton Township High School District 126, according to their websites.

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