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  • Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois

    Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois
    Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library. Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he...
  • Man pleads guilty to being ringleader in Waukegan man's revenge killing

    Man pleads guilty to being ringleader in Waukegan man's revenge killing
    The ringleader of four people accused of beating and torturing to death a Lake County man pleaded guilty to murder today. Roberto Guzman, 25, of Waukegan, described in a statement in court how he planned the revenge killing of fellow Waukegan resident...
  • Death of man beaten by North Chicago police classified as homicide

    Death of man beaten by North Chicago police classified as homicide
    Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd has reversed his office’s ruling from “undetermined” to “homicide” in the case of a man who died after North Chicago police restrained him, hit him with batons and shocked him with a Taser....
  • Monk charged with trying to lure girls released on bond

    Monk charged with trying to lure girls released on bond
    A judge set bail today at $50,000 for a long-time Benedictine monk accused of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl in far north suburban Antioch this week.   Thomas M. Chmura, 57, of the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake, Wis., appeared in Lake...
  • Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff

    Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff
    A 37-year-old man wanted on a warrant for a shooting and on parole for robbery has been charged after he holed himself up in his home prompting authorities to release gas into the building in a failed attempt to make him come out on his own after a nearly...
  • Best Chicago stores for camping gear

    Best Chicago stores for camping gear
    It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch. The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
  • Meet the commenters: "Wendy"

     
    In order to facilitate the growth of community and (I hope) promote somewhat more civil exchanges, I’m starting an occasional feature in which regulars tell us a bit more about themselves. Commenter ID: Wendy Real name: Wendy Clark Gender: Female......
  • Former U. of I. basketball standout guilty of harassing witness

    Former U. of I. basketball standout guilty of harassing witness
    Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said.  Check back for updates.
  • Former U. of I. basketball star guilty of harassing witness

    Former U. of I. basketball star guilty of harassing witness
    Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said. Check back for updates.
  • Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion

    Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion
    A man was shot to death in a parking lot in Zion, according to police. Police said they responded about 4:35 p.m. Thursday to a 911 call for shots fired in the Aldi store parking lot in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road. Police found “a single...
  • Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures

    Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures
    Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
  • Man cleared of charges in rape case after 26 years

    Man cleared of charges in rape case after 26 years
    The new prosecutor in Lake County is dropping battery charges against a man who spent 20 years in prison, after being wrongfully convicted of rape. After DNA evidence pointed away from  Bennie Starks,  he  was cleared of charges that he raped a 69-...