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Details about the 2005 “gustnado” in Wildwood and Grayslake

A severe thunderstorm or a gustnado tore through Wildwood and Grayslake in 2004 or 2005 = details

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House bill introduces pilot program allowing townships to consolidate

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed a bill that paves the way for a pilot program in Lake and McHenry counties to eliminate townships and consolidate local governments.

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Bears going for 1st-round bye

Coach Matt Nagy is saving the big celebrations for later. He opted instead to spend “quality time” at home with his four sons, ate sushi, consumed “one beverage” and kept his eyes on the prizes still out there after the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North.

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Heart attacks most likely happen at this time on Christmas Eve, study says

Risk of having a heart attack spikes nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve.

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What You Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act After Texas Ruling

A federal judge in Texas rules the ACA is unconstitutional. What does this mean for American healthcare, and who will be affected?

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Lake County Lines: Low turnout marks first-ever election for Waukegan District 60 student board member

Just shy of 7 percent of Waukegan High School students weighed in on who should represent them on the Waukegan District 60 school board.

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Man charged with running brothel inside Albany Park apartment

Luis Zacarias-Ahumada was charged with two counts of promoting prostitution for allegedly running a brothel out of an apartment on West Lawrence Ave.

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Utah set to drop blood alcohol limit to .05, making it the strictest in the country

Utah is getting ready to implement the strictest blood-alcohol driving limits in the country. The law, which was passed in March 2017 by Gov. Gary Herbert, will define driving under the influence as having a “blood or breath alcohol concentration of .05 grams or greater,” making it lower than the nation’s standard of .08. STOCK […]

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Jan. 8: CLC hosts Quick-Start spring registration event on all three campuses

As area residents set their sights on 2019, the College of Lake County has created a convenient way to quick-start your future.

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1 dead, 1 critical in two-car crash in Ingleside

A man is dead and a woman in critical condition following a two-car crash early Saturday morning in northwest suburban Ingleside.

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Woman dies days after being shot in head by husband, losing unborn child, Lake County officials say

The husband of a woman shot in the head during what authorities describe as a struggle involving a firearm on Dec. 11 in Round Lake faces criminal charges.

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North Suburban Businesses Get Bomb Threats In Extortion Scam

A hospital, library and numerous businesses were targeted by similar emailed bomb threats demanding Bitcoin payments.

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A group of challengers look to unseat incumbents on Lake Zurich Village Board

A critic of the proposed Life Time Fitness, along with two familiar faces to village government, will be competing against a slate of incumbents.

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The American dream comes true for Lake Zurich business owner

Sergio Briseno expanded his authentic Mexican restaurant in Lake Zurich.

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Lake Co. Businesses, Non-Profit  Team Up For Holiday Diaper Drive

Drop-off sites are available in Waukegan, Grayslake, Lincolnshire, Libertyville, Gurnee, Vernon Hills, Antioch and Lake Forest.

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Woodland District 50 considers changing start times

For the Woodland District 50 Board of Education, the discussion on changing school schedules started with a question: Are we doing the best as a district, based on educational research and best practice, to create an optimal environment for student learning? 

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OOPS! paint remover owner weighs sale of the company

Weiman Products, the maker of Goo Gone cleaning products and OOPS! paint remover, is for sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The company’s owner, Cortec Group, is working with investment bank Robert W Baird & Co. on an auction process, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks […]

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ABC7’s Great Chicago Light Fight

ABC7 is continuing a holiday tradition and we need your help! It’s your turn to vote for your favorite home in the Chicago area all decked out in holiday lights.

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Lake County officials look ‘to calm the community’ in light of bomb threats

Police in Lake Bluff and Waukegan, along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, reportedly investigated bomb threats Thursday.

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Shot that hit pregnant woman in head during Round Lake confrontation ‘went through the front door,’ prosecutor says

A Zion man, who authorities say inadvertently shot his pregnant wife through a door and caused the death of their unborn child during a confrontation in Round Lake this week, had his bail set at $2 million Thursday morning in bond court. Lake County Circuit Court Associate Judge Paul Novak set the bond for Alvin […]

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