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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?
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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Police in Lake Bluff and Waukegan, along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, reportedly investigated bomb threats Thursday.
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 […]
The husband of a pregnant woman shot in the head Tuesday, killing her unborn child, faces involuntary manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm charges, Lake County authorities announced Wednesday.
A person was taken into custody, and charges are pending, after a pregnant woman was shot in the head in the north suburbs. The shooting happened on the 600 block of West Nippersink Road in Round Lake around 2 p.m., according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. Police were called for a report […]
On Monday morning, Round Lake Park Police report that officers went to investigate a domestic argument that would eventually lead to a 39-year-old man being charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery. Subsequent investigation would reveal that the suspect, Ben Gomez of Beach Park, was wanted on warrants for DUI and escape from custody, Police […]
One of two suspects in the summer beating death of a Lake Villa man now faces an additional charge on accusations he got into a fight at the Lake County jail. 19-year-old Jordan L. Toney faces a battery charge from the jail fight authorities say occurred on Nov. 15, the Daily Herald reports. Toney and […]
Dylan A Penarrieta, of Gurnee, was arrested by Bourbonnais police after a traffic stop about a flat tire led to the discovery of 211 grams of cannabis, three handguns and more than $4,500 in cash in the vehicle’s trunk on Saturday.
A man shot by a Lake County sheriff’s deputy after allegedly stealing a car and brandishing a gun in Wadsworth last month pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and numerous other charges Wednesday in Lake County Circuit Court. Angel X. Lopez, 23, of Wadsworth, pleaded not guilty to several Class X charges, including attempted first-degree […]
The South China Morning Post reported yesterday that Foxconn is investigating expanding its factories to Vietnam in order to avoid tariffs. Makes sense, and I have some calls this week and next trying to suss out how much hardware supply chains have really changed in response to the trade conflict. That decision though isn’t just […]
France’s prime minister said Tuesday the government was suspending the fuel tax increase for six months following nationwide protests in recent weeks. The planned increase was supposed to take effect in January. No tax is worth putting the nation’s unity in danger, Philippe added. This announcement comes a few days after violent protesters clashed with […]
Walmart this morning announced a new plan to help its retail store customers complete their purchases – even if the items they want aren’t available on the store’s shelves. The retailer says it will arm its sales associates with a new in-store app that will allow them to assist shoppers by helping them find and […]
eBay this morning announced it’s expanding the capabilities of its eBay Authenticate service – its luxury goods verification program – to now include luxury jewelry. Timed to coincide with the launch, eBay is also listing over 45,000 luxury jewelry items for sale, including both diamonds and other gemstones which have been verified by professional jewelers. […]
The area of Virginia known as Hampton Roads has already been experiencing some of the worst conditions on the East Coast attributed to climate change, as rising sea levels contribute to worsening flooding and struggling infrastructure. Residents experience frequent “nuisance flooding” that covers roads, including in some cases the only way in and out of […]
Washington is on the brink of another government shutdown, with Democrats and Republicans sparring over funding President Donald Trump’s signature (and unfulfilled) campaign promise, with government funding set to expire on Dec. 7 at midnight. Trump wants $5 billion in funding to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of any agreement to […]
The official schedule for ceremonies honoring the late George H.W. Bush was released on Saturday. The four-day tribute includes lying in state at the U.S. Capitol for parts of three days, a funeral at the Washington National Cathedral and eventual burial at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The official schedule for ceremonies honoring […]