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  1. North Chicago man charged with murder in July 4 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Chicago Tribune

    Facing murder charges, a North Chicago man is expected to enter a plea Thursday in Lake County Circuit Court in connection with a Fourth of July altercation that resulted in the death of a Waukegan man. Jayquan Duffie, 22, is being held on $3 million bail in Lake County Jail.

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  2. 24 people charged in TennCare fraud roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... in a short period of time to obtain controlled substances. a Martha Wofford, 60, of Ponca, Okla., charged by a Lake County grand jury with TennCare fraud and theft of services over $60,000, which is a Class B felony. Wofford is accused of ...

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  3. 24 People Charged In TennCare Fraud Statewide Round-UpRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in a short period of time to obtain controlled substances. Martha Wofford , 60, of Ponca, Ok., charged by a Lake County Grand Jury with TennCare fraud and theft of services over $60,000, which is a Class B felony. Wofford is accused of fraudulently ... 2 comments

  4. Ex-police chief indicted again on theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chicago Tribune

    Felony corruption charges against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome, dismissed by a Lake County Circuit Court judge earlier this month, were reinstated Wednesday afternoon. A Lake County grand jury indicted Newsome Wednesday on two counts of theft of government property and one count of misallocation of funds, the same charges dismissed by Judge James Booras on July 14 following a defense motion citing problems with the original indictments.

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  5. Judge rules 11-year-old Wickliffe girl accused of murdering baby is not competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    A judge determined Thursday that an 11-year-old Wickliffe girl accused of beating a 2-month-old child to death in February is not competent to stand trial. After a day of conflicting testimony from psychologists , Lake County Juvenile Court Judge Karen Lawson ruled that the girl has significant mental-health issues that make her incapable of understanding the criminal court proceedings.

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  6. Police seize 54 pounds of pot, $230K in cash from Lake County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Police task forces from Lake and McHenry counties teamed up last week to arrest a man who allegedly had 54 pounds of marijuana and $230,000 in cash hidden at his home, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Roger Lambrecht, 43, of the 31000 block of Pineview Boulevard in unincorporated Lake County near Spring Grove, was arrested and scheduled to appear in Lake County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

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  7. All TN counties ready to issue gay marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Equality Project, said not all counties have issued a same-sex marriage license, but clerks in all except Lake County have said they will do so if asked. Tennessee Equality Project is an organization that advocates for LGBT issues. A woman in the ...

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  8. Indictment: Probation officer took money 9 times, sex twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Lake County authorities indicated Friday that no further arrests are expected in connection with the indictment of a probation officer who is accused of awarding court-ordered community service hours to adults on probation in exchange for money and sexual favors. Anselmo Magana, 44, of Lindenhurst, was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday and has been charged with 11 counts of official misconduct, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. North Chicago murderers to be sentenced TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Jan. 21, 2015, on first-degree murder charges for the shooting death of a North Chicago woman in 2007. (Lake County Sheriff's Office, HANDOUT) Two men retried and convicted of a North Chicago murder in a rare double-jury trial in Lake County earlier ...

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  10. Indictment: Woman set boyfriend on fire, caused 'permanent disfigurement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... being held on $250,000 bail on charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery and aggravated domestic battery. (Lake County Sheriff's Office, Handout) Accused of setting her boyfriend on fire and inflicting "permanent disfigurement," an Antioch ...

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  11. Man arrested in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... agent personal information about his wife along with a down payment for the murder. With the assistance of the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, TBI arrested Wortman and charged him with one count of Solicitation ...

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  12. TBI Arrests, Charges Memphis-Area Attorney In Murder-For-Hire PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... personal information about his wife and a down payment for the murder. TBI agents, with the assistance of the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, arrested the 39-year-old Collierville man and charged him with one ...

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  13. Batista helps Smokies to 5-2 win on birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... total was the highest attained in the right-hander's professional career since July 24, 2010 against the Low-A Lake County Captains, when Batista fanned ten batters for the Peoria Chiefs. The bullpen duo of Zach Cates (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 SO) and ...

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  14. Lookies Lose Second Straight At Smokies, 5-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... total was the highest attained in the right-hander's professional career since July 24, 2010 against the Low-A Lake County Captains, when Batista fanned ten batters for the Peoria Chiefs. The bullpen duo of Zach Cates and Starling Peralta supported ...

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  15. Attorneys push for plea deal in Waukegan murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Hickory and Center streets in Waukegan on March 15, 2014, according to Waukegan police. On Thursday, Assistant Lake County State's Attorney Lauren Kalcheim Rothenberg and defense attorney Gregory Nikitas asked Lake County Circuit Court Judge Daniel ...

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  16. North Chicago murderers convicted by twin juries, will have post-trial hearings joinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... 2007, have not been assigned sentencing dates yet, and both have post-trial motion hearings scheduled in March. (Lake County Sheriff's Office) Two men retried and reconvicted of a North Chicago murder in a rare twin-jury retrial earlier this year ...

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  17. Court decision on Lake County commissioner leads to termination at sheriff's departmentRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Lake County's 51st Circuit Court ruled last week that newly elected County Commissioner Charles Vayda could not maintain his elected position while also serving as a deputy with the Lake County Sheriff's Department. "The court made that decision on his employment," Hilts said.

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  18. Budget cuts threaten court procedures in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The Illinois budget crisis is squeezing the courts this time with court reporters facing furloughs and courtrooms could come to a screeching halt. Lake County Circuit Court Chief Judge John Philips tells WGN News the furloughs will impact 22 court reporters working the three courthouses in Lake County.

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  19. Girl, 11, charged with murder in 2-month-old's death in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Lake County Juvenile Court Judge Karen Lawson, back, tells an 11-year-old girl her rights on Monday in Painesville, Ohio. Police say the 11-year-old girl has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with the girl and her mother to give the baby's mom a break.

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  20. Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepoverRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    ... she returned downstairs, the infant was bleeding and her head was badly swollen, he said. , MANDATORY CREDIT Lake County Juvenile Court Judge Karen Lawson, back, tells an 11-year-old girl her rights on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 in Painesville, Ohio. ...

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