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  • How to get tickets for Theresa Caputo tour

     
    Tickets are on sale for the Theresa Caputo tour. The Long Island Medium is taking her show on the road making live appearances at various venues across the nation. Similar to her popular TLC series, Long Island Medium, Theresa will be doing super-sized...
  • Man dies after jumping into north suburban lake

    Man dies after jumping into north suburban lake
    A 25-year-old Elgin man was found dead in 25 feet of water after diving into a lake near Antioch Saturday night, police said. The man was dead on the scene at Lake Marie near the far north suburb, said Lake County Sheriff's Department spokesman Chris...
  • Brawl at Lake County Courthouse leads to arrests

    Brawl at Lake County Courthouse leads to arrests
    A man holding a baby was apparently punched in the face outside a Lake County courtroom in Waukegan this morning, starting what witnesses said was a brawl that involved several people and resulted in two arrests. The courtroom was packed with people...
  • Elderly Westchester man reported missing found dead in Waukegan

    An elderly Westchester man who was reported missing Tuesday night was found dead in a Waukegan bog today, authorities said. Julian Wendell, 89, appears to have drowned somehow after exiting his vehicle in a marshy area near the intersection of...
  • Power outages, damaged police cars in wake of storm

    Power outages, damaged police cars in wake of storm
    About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power  this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...
  • Judge orders Lake prosecutors to turn over DNA match ID

    A Lake County judge this morning ordered prosecutors to turn over the name of a man whose DNA matches blood found at the murder scene of a prominent Waukegan businessman in 1994. Prosecutors must provide the name to the attorney for another man who has...
  • Lake Co. may not seek new trial in '86 rape case

    Lake County prosecutors acknowledged today that they might not be able to retry Bennie Starks, a man who spent nearly 20 years in prison for a 1986 rape but was released when DNA evidence called his guilt into question. Judge John Phillips said...
  • Morning storms could still affect afternoon commuters

    Drivers will have to keep their cool as they deal with broken traffic lights, downed trees and power lines on their rides home this afternoon, while commuters on several Metra lines were seeing delays this afternoon as the commuter rail agency deals...
  • Ex-police chief tapped Lake County coroner

    Ex-police chief tapped Lake County coroner
    A longtime Lake County law enforcement official was tapped today to take over a county coroner’s office that has been shaken by recent criminal charges against two of its top officials. Artis Yancey, who spent more than 20 years with the Waukegan...
  • Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution

    Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution
    One of the nation's dirtiest power plants is shutting down, a move that will scrap a major source of lung- and heart-damaging air pollution in the Chicago area. Facing a federal complaint, more stringent pollution limits and smaller profit margins,...
  • Prosecutors: Plane carried cargo of marijuana

    Lake County authorities say they have seized a private plane that was carrying 170 pounds of marijuana when it landed in Waukegan from California, and three men have been charged in a plot to distribute the pot. Michael Fejer, 27, of Oceanside, Cal.,...
  • Grandparents raising grandchildren

    Grandparents raising grandchildren
    Sandra and Terry Eck took over the care for their grandson Jack Jr. when he was 22 months old. Heading into their retirement years Sandra, now 65, received a call from her son several years ago asking her to come to Wisconsin to help care for his son....