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

109 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

487 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

723 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

1,004 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

835 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

109 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 […]

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Identities of Three Victims of AB Specialty Silicones Fatal Explosion in Waukegan Now Released As Search for Last Missing Man Continues

113 Identities of three victims from the AB Specialty Silicones explosion that occurred Friday May 3, 2019 about 9:30 p.m. have now been released by Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper. One man is still […]

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Victim Rescued in Waukegan Last Night Dies in Burn Unit; Search For Two Missing Employees Resumes at Site of Waukegan Chemical Plant Explosion

151 Byron Biehn, a shift supervisor, and Daniel Nicklas, a lab technician, were still missing after the explosion at AB Specialty Silicones Friday night. Workers at AB Specialty Silicones said Saturday that fellow employee Allen […]