Lake County Newswire

Lake County Newswire

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  1. Lake County forest district gets state OK to lease office spaceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Lake County Forest Preserve District could go to market with a portion of its general office building in Libertyville after a change in state law. Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday signed Senate Bill 791, which allows the district to lease or sell all or part of its former Motorola office building at 1899 W. Winchester Road that is not required for its purposes.

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  2. Weather officials confirm tornado in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A tornado warning was briefly issued Sunday for central Lake County, including Waukegan, Gurnee and Gages Lake, but was canceled about 9:05 p.m. Based on radar reports, the tornado touched down in Round Lake at 8:35 p.m., NWS meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said. It then moved to the center of Grayslake at 8:42 p.m., and to the eastern part of the village at 8:45 p.m., he said.

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  3. ComEd Restores Power to 90 Percent of Customers Impacted by Severe StormsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... The majority of remaining outages are in severely impacted areas, including Grayslake and Round Lake Beach in Lake County. According to the National Weather Service, a tornado may have touched down in Grayslake area where there is a lot of tree ...

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  4. Citadel Theatre to perform Shakespeare's As You Like It Aug. 6 - 9 in GrayslakeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Professional actors with the Citadel Theatre perform Shakespeare's As You Like It at a variety of Lake County locations this summer, including Aug. 6 - 9 at the Prairie Crossing Farm in Grayslake.Citadel Theatre The Citadel Theatre performs Shakespeare's As You Like It in four beautiful outdoor locations in Lake County this summer, including the Prairie Crossing Farm in Grayslake at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 - 9. Tickets are $15/person and are available at the door, or in advance at "The Citadel Theatre has deep roots in Lake Forest, but is also committed to making live theater accessible to audiences throughout Lake County," said Scott Phelps, Citadel Theatre Artistic Director.

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  5. Arlington Heights man dies in McHenry County motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    An Arlington Heights man died of injuries suffered Sunday after his motorcycle entered oncoming traffic and hit two vehicles on U.S. Route 14 in unincorporated McHenry County, officials said Monday. Vincent E. Franchi, 50, was pronounced dead at 11:44 a.m. Sunday at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, according to Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd.

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  6. McHenry County storm damages trees, power lines; Lake County tornado confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... going to pummel the area dissipated and shifted before it hit. National Weather Service crews on Monday were in Lake County, where a tornado touched down in the Round Lake area. Preliminary survey findings from Round Lake and Hainesville into ...

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  7. See the storm damage in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Grayslake firefighters talk to homeowner Ken Grosvenor, in red, after a tree fell on his home along Alleghany Road. Grayslake residents are cleaning up this morning after a storm and possible tornado touched down late Sunday night.

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  8. Arlington Heights man killed in motorcycle crash between Crystal Lake, CaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    CARY – A 50-year-old man from Arlington Heights died after he was in a motorcycle crash in the unincorporated McHenry County between Cary and Crystal Lake on Sunday, officials said. Vincent Franchi died of multiple traumatic injuries as the result of a car versus motorcycle crash, Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Orlando Portillo said Monday.

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  9. Role reversal: Male sea horses carry babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    In a complete role reversal for the animal kingdom, it's the sea horse dads who give birth to the young. "Why do sea horses transfer the eggs from the female to the male?" asked a camper from Lake County Forest Preserve's Fishing Camp at Libertyville's Independence Grove forest preserve.

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  10. Motorcyclist in Critical Condition Following Weekend Crash in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The crash occurred at 4:45 p.m. Saturday when a 2002 Jeep Liberty traveling west on Route 59 made a left turn at the intersection of North Wilson Road in Ingleside and collided with the 1985 Santee Custom motorcycle, which had been eastbound on Route 59, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office press release. The driver of the motorcycle, whose identity is not being released at this time, was taken by ambulance to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition.

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  11. Tornado Not Confirmed in Lake County; Damage Significant, Thousands Without PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Central High School and a small truck that had blown over. Meanwhile, thousands remained without power in Lake County Monday morning. ComEd crews were out assessing the damage and working to restore power to neighborhoods hardest hit throughout the ...

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  12. Photos from Storm, Damage in Grayslake, Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    D o you have your own photos you would like to share? Send to editor Amie Schaenzer at [email protected] Please provide a brief description of the photo and let us know who snapped the picture.

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  13. More stories ...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chicago Parent

    There's a lot going on in this world-class city we live in, and the options can be overwhelming. Here are our not-to-miss events this weekend. Read... We are taking a tour of Lake County this summer to find all the best eats, parks, kid-friendly spots and more. Next stop: Round Lake. Read...

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  14. Roofs Damaged, Trees Toppled After Severe Storms Move Through Chicago AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... swept through the Chicago area Sunday afternoon and evening, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. Northern Lake County bore the brunt of the storm and emergency management officials sent CBS 2 a photo of a funnel cloud just north Libertyville. ...

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  15. Reports of tornado in Grayslake after severe storms pound Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... says the threat of severe thunderstorms continues until about 2 a.m. Monday. Chris Covelli, a detective with the Lake County Sheriff's Office, says there is extensive damage and police have closed numerous roads in unincorporated areas because of ...

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  16. Will roomier new United planes cure cabin fever?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... used to 777s, but flying the new Airbus "has always been my goal." Watch out for traffic in Waukegan Aug. 5 when Lake County will close Lewis Avenue between York House Road and Sunset Avenue from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Detours will be posted. Guidelines: ...

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  17. Newland & Newland, LLP Offers New Legal Options for Foreclosure StruggleRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... recourse. Having built one of the largest foreclosure defense practices in the Chicago area and the largest in Lake County, Newland & Newland, LLP is committed to providing the resources clients need to prevail in even the most difficult cases. "Our ...

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  18. Monkeys, Santa Clause and Babe Ruth make an appearance in The Week in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    John Starks/[email protected] Miss Lake County Natalie Winquist, 7, of Gurnee, smiles with a dairy cow Friday at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake. Laura States Air Force Technical Sergeant Joe Amore of Geneva greets his son, Anthony, 8, after surprising him by catching his ceremonial first pitch at the Kane County Cougars baseball game Friday.

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  19. Tornado Reported in GrayslakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A tornado reportedly touched down in Lake County near Grayslake as severe storms battered the area with rain, hail, lightning and 60 mph winds late Sunday into early Monday morning. Pieces of Grayslake High School's roof were blown into nearby Lake Street, which was closed due to the damage.

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  20. Tornado Warning Issued for Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was spotted over Waukegan at 8:56 p.m. Sunday and a report of a funnel cloud was spotted three miles north of Libertyville at 8:55 p.m, according to the National Weather Service. The tornadic thunderstorm is expected to remain mainly over rural areas of east central Lake County including the following interstates: I-94 between mile markers 11 and 13 and I-294 between mile markers 11 and 13. Those in the area of this warning should take cover and move to a basement or to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

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