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Stolen Vehicle Sticker Gets Grayslake Man Arrested

A 56-year-old Grayslake man was arrested after he swiped a vehicle registration sticker from a person living on his street, police said. Grant Weston Boyer, of the 1500 block of Amos Bennett Street in Grayslake, was taken into custody after authorities conducted a registration check on his vehicle after pulling him over in Libertyville at […]

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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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Enjoy slow-roasted beef at the Grayslake Lions Steer Roast Sept. 9th

The Grayslake Lions Club will serve the 55th Annual Terry Rockenbach Memorial Steer Roast on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Grayslake Middle School, 440 N. Barron Blvd., Grayslake. Eat-in, takeout, and drive-through meal service will be available from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. The meal will consist of spit-roasted beef, corn on the cob, baked potato, […]

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US military begins withdrawal from Syria

The surprise move comes amid conflicting statements over when a withdrawal would begin and at what pace since President Donald Trump abruptly announced the U.S. would leave last month. A U.S. official told ABC News that in recent days military equipment has been moved out of Syria into Iraq

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Round Lake Beach woman barred from using pistachio shell defense during trial

A Round Lake Beach woman facing possession charges won’t get the chance to argue her arrest stemmed from pistachio shells she said police mistook for marijuana in her vehicle. Because 59-year-old Nancy Pahlman wasn’t charged with possession of marijuana, she will be barred from testifying that it actually was pistachio shells in her center console […]

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Island Lake woman convicted of stealing $50K from employer

An Island Lake woman faces possible prison time for stealing $50,000 from her employer, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. After deliberating for more than two hours, a Kane County jury convicted 33-year-old Erin J. Noffs of theft Thursday, the release stated. Kane County Assistant State’s Attorneys Kelli Schmidt […]

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North Korean ambassador goes missing, could be hiding out in Italy

Jo Song Gil and his wife left the North Korean embassy in Rome in early November and went into hiding, according to reports. “If Jo is protected, it is highly probable that the Italian government would be doing so,” an official with South Korea’s National Intelligence Service said, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News, citing […]

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Democrats unveil background check bill on anniversary of Gabby Giffords shooting

Eight years to the day that former Rep. Gabby Giffords was shot at a constituent meeting in Tuscon, Arizona, House Democrats unveiled a universal background check bill they hope to pass within the first 100 days of the new Congress.

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Trump administration issues final rule banning bump stocks

On Tuesday, 443 days since the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was carried out at a Las Vegas music festival with the use of rifles equipped with bump stock devices that allowed the weapons to essentially operate as an automatic weapon, the Trump administration made good on President Donald Trump’s promise to ban the […]

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Guatemalan officials calling for investigation into minors deaths

“Chancellor Sandra Jovel announces the submission of a diplomatic note to the Secretary of State to the United States to carry out the respective investigations of the minor deaths and requested that reports of migration and hospital care be sent to clarify what happened,” the Guatemalan Ministry of Foreign Affairs office wrote on Twitter on […]

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It’s Official — These 5 Social Security Changes Are Coming for 2019

Social Security beneficiaries are getting a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2019. However, that’s just one of several Social Security changes that were just announced that are tied to rising prices. For workers, Social Security’s maximum taxable earnings are increasing, and more income will be required to earn a Social Security “credit.” Beneficiaries who […]

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18-year-old student vanishes after being dropped off at college

Police are searching for an 18-year-old University of Illinois at Chicago student who vanished two weeks ago. Shalyha Ahmad’s family said they dropped her off at a Chicago train station on Dec. 14, but they haven’t heard from her since. The family said they arrived to pick her up from UIC, where she studies liberal […]

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Two systems will make for wet New Years Eve on East Coast

Two systems are set to bring unsettled weather across the country as revelers get ready to ring in the new year. The first system in the Northwest is the colder one and it’s bringing snow and some of the coldest air of the season. The second system in the South is pulling in Gulf moisture […]

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Dark side of the moon: Spacecraft makes historic lunar landing

The pioneering achievement is another demonstration of China’s ambitions to be a space power. The country aims to land a crewed flight on the moon in the coming decade. China’s CCTV confirmed the news in a brief bulletin during its noon newscast, after a morning of rumors, saying that Chang’e-4, named after a Chinese moon […]

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Government shutdown becomes the longest in US history

The 22-day partial government shutdown became the longest shutdown in United States history, breaking a record from 1996 on Saturday. President Donald Trump and Congress continue to dispute funding for a wall at the southern border, a proposal backed by the president. Meanwhile, nearly 800,000 federal workers are affected — many of them missed their […]

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