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  1. For seniors, maintenance needs grow over timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Daily Herald

    Keith Braude, owner of a Mr. Handyman franchise based in Deerfield, wants to ensure that no senior citizen has to move away from home because he or she can't handle routine household maintenance, or they lack accommodations needed to make their lives safe from falls. Braude, whose franchise covers southern Lake County, the Northwest suburbs and the North Shore, has been helping homeowners of all ages since 2002.

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  2. Head-on collision sends one to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    The Wauconda Fire District responded at 7:06 a.m. Saturday to a crash on North Fairfield Road between Gossell Road and Gilmer Road in unincorporated Lake County, Lt. Mark Dierker said.

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  3. Waukegan police searching for gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... about 7 p.m., Florip said. It was unclear whether anything was taken from the person. Officers from other Lake County departments are helping search for the man and enforcing road closures around Belvidere, Florip said. Guidelines: Keep it civil and ...

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  4. Detectives seize drugs, handguns from Beach Park houseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Three men face drug and weapons charges after a two-week investigation into a suspected drug house in Beach Park, authorities said. Lake County sheriff's detectives conducted two traffic stops and executed a search warrant Thursday at the house on Waldo Avenue, authorities said.

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  5. Hawthorn Woods boil order liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A boil order issued for homes in Hawthorn Woods, Forest Lake, and Glennshire after a power outage shut down electrical service at a water well pump has been lifted, officials said Saturday. Water sample testing conducted Saturday morning showed no contamination of Total Coliform or E. coli bacteria, according to a Lake County Public Works news release.

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  6. The SoapboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... Extra sections on Friday and basketball.dailyherald.com website will prep you for the action. Police in 32 Lake County communities will soon be equipped with an antidote for opioid overdoses, including heroin. Authorities touted the launch of the ...

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  7. Local Groups Partner for World AIDS Day EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is collaborating with several local partners to provide a free event on World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1, that encourages people worldwide to unite in the continued fight against HIV/AIDS. The event is a component of the "Stand Against Stigma" campaign focused on erasing the stigma often associated with HIV/AIDS, such as unfavorable attitudes, beliefs, and policies directed toward people living with these conditions, as well as their loved ones and communities.

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  8. Lake County officials celebrate Waukegan courthouse expansion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    Lake County politicians, judges, prosecutors and police leaders gathered outside the court complex in downtown Waukegan on Friday to celebrate the recent launch of a $110 million expansion project. Plans call for an eight-story building with at least 15 courtrooms near the existing complex at County and Washington streets.

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  9. Boil order in effect in Hawthorn Woods, Forest Lake and Glennshire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    Lake County officials have issued a boil order for homes in Hawthorn Woods, Forest Lake, and Glennshire after a power outage shut down electrical service at an important water well pump, officials said Friday. Austin McFarlane, spokesman for the Lake County Public Works, said the AQUA Well Station that feeds water to about 300 homes lost power "for a couple of hours" Friday morning.

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  10. Dawn Patrol: Our elected leaders on Obama's immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... of the notorious 2005 murder of two little girls in a Zion park pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in Lake County court yesterday. Jorge Avila-Torrez, 25, stared stoically ahead while flanked by two jail guards as Judge Daniel Shanes ...

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  11. Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... who was sentenced to death this year in the slaying of a woman in Virginia. Torrez pleaded not guilty In a Lake County, Ill., courtroom Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in the 2005 slayings of two little girls in northern Illinois. The 26-year-old Torrez ...

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  12. Suburban business leaders express optimism about 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    The Route 53 extension, investing in our workforce and what a new governor will mean to Lake County were key topics addressed Thursday at a business outlook forum. The Daily Herald Business Ledger , in partnership with the GLMV Chamber of Commerce , presented Business Outlook 2015 at Doubletree by Hilton in Mundelein.

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  13. Vista to Help Consumers Sign Up for Health Insurance CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... a Marketplace plan. Yet, approximately 30 million Americans remain uninsured. "As a primary health provider in Lake County, we want to help educate residents in an easy-to-understand way, as well as assist those who haven't yet signed up for health ...

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  14. Video: Ill. cops fatally shoot armed man in ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | EMS1

    ... was pronounced dead minutes later, after medical staff attempted to save his life. Last week, officials with the Lake County state's attorney's office and Highland Park Police Department said the shooting was justified and that the officers followed ...

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  15. Health department hosts World AIDS Day event Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is collaborating with several local partners to provide a free event on World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1, that encourages people worldwide to unite in the continued fight against HIV/AIDS. The event is a component of the "Stand Against Stigma" campaign focused on erasing the stigma often associated with HIV/AIDS, such as unfavorable attitudes, beliefs, and policies directed toward people living with these conditions, as well as their loved ones and communities.

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  16. Ceramic artist displays works in Waukegan gallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... Dandelion Gallery is at 109 S. Genesee St., Waukegan. Jakes is a potter who has been exhibiting at ArtWauk and Lake County for the past several years. She uses vintage textiles to create the patterning seen in her pieces. "I see great beauty in the ...

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  17. Girls basketball: Scouting Vernon HillsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... played four seasons on varsity. Smith averaged 19.7 ppg last season and was the captain of the Daily Herald's Lake County all-area team. For the first time since the 2011-12 season, the Cougars do not have a D-I player. While there is no Smith, Webb ...

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  18. Harper, CLC both going 100% smoke-free Jan. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... College of DuPage: Since fall 2012 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Since Jan. 1, 2014 College of Lake County: Jan. 1, 2015 Harper College: Jan. 1, 2015 Elgin Community College: The College of Lake County also will go smoke-free six ...

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  19. Family Says Video of Highland Park Hospital Shooting Shows a MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    ... a gun. Police shot the Waukegan man nine times in less than 2 seconds after warning him to drop the weapon. The Lake County State's Attorney's office ruled the shooting was justified and the officers acted appropriately. "They murdered him like a ...

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  20. Defense: Highland Park cops misled grand jury in sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Herald

    A defense attorney for a Highland Park chiropractor facing allegations of sexually assaulting a client this year says detectives misled a grand jury in order to obtain charges. Defense attorney Steven McCullom filed motions in Lake County court Wednesday saying detectives gave false and misleading statements to a grand jury in order to obtain an indictment against Kevin G. Dutton, 38, of Chicago.

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