Waukegan Police SUV (SOURCE: Waukegan Police official Facebook page)
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Waukegan Police: Male Teen Fatally Shot by Police Officer As Female Driver Put Her Car in Reverse and Aimed at Police Officer Walking Toward Car

604 According to the Waukegan Police Department, a Waukegan police officer shot two people Tuesday night October 20, 2020 around midnight after the driver of a car allegedly put the car in reverse and allegedly […]

Sheldon Brown, homicide suspect, Waukegan
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Male Suspect from Chicago Charged with First-Degree Murder in Shooting Death of Father of Five Near 8th St and Jackson St, Waukegan

292 A Chicago resident was arrested and charged with first-degree murder charges after a shooting a father of five in Waukegan (Dana Rebik/WGN News). Waukegan police responded about 11:50 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2020 to […]

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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Truck on Lewis Ave Between Sunset Ave and Golf Rd Near Timberlake Shopping Center, Waukegan

576 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Waukegan responded Wednesday after noon July 1, 2020 to a report of a serious crash on Lewis Avenue between Golf Road and Sunset Avenue near the north end of the […]

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Identity Released for Female Pedestrian Victim of Hit-and-Run at Sheridan Rd and Greenwood Ave, Waukegan

762 Authorities released the name of a 45-year-old woman from Zion, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in Waukegan. Jenny Gaston was apparently crossing Sheridan Road just […]

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OSHA Issues $1,591,176 in Penalties To AB Specialty Silicones After 4 Fatalities in Waukegan Plant Explosion, May 2019

1,085 Four people died in the explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in May, and now, OSHA has ordered $1.6 million in penalties. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and […]

Chance D. Presley, suspect in fatal Waukegan hit-and-run
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North Chicago Suspect in Custody: Connected to Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash with Bicyclist at 8th St and Jackson St, Waukegan

863 Waukegan police have arrested a suspect in the case of a fatal hit-and-run when a bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver at 8th Street and Jackson Street on the south side of Waukegan […]

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911 Calls Reporting Explosion When AB Specialty Silicones Chemical Plant Exploded in Waukegan Released

122 The calls reporting the huge explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan were released May 17, 2019. Initially dispatchers weren’t sure exactly where the explosion that had occurred at AB Specialty Silicones was located […]