Waukegan police looking for vehicle that left fatal shooting scene
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Waukegan Teen Shot and Killed on North Green Bay Rd, Waukegan; Police Looking for Vehicle that Left Scene at High Speed

201 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Waukegan responded about 9:45 p.m. Friday August 28, 2020 when a patrol officer heard a scream in the block of 700 North Green Bay Road in Waukegan. The patrol officer […]

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Male Offender of Waukegan Wanted for Robbery, Theft Apprehended After Brief Stand-Off on Cummings Ave, Waukegan

181 Members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team apprehended Cory R. Cooper, 22, wanted for robbery, stemming from an investigation conducted by the Mundelein Police Department. He was also wanted on felony theft […]

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

474 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 […]

Nicholas Grandison, solicitor and First Degree Murder suspect in Waukegan
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Solicitor for Third Party Energy Provider Charged with Murder After Fighting with Apartment Resident in Waukegan While Going Door-to-Door

2,596 Waukegan police have arrested a solicitor, accused of murdering an apartment resident in a gated apartment community as he was working as a solicitor for a third-party energy provider. Waukegan police say Nicholas S. […]

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

719 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 […]

Chad B. Jones, charged First Degree Murder in Waukegan
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Lake Geneva Home Invasion Suspect Connected to September Marlyn Cook Homicide Case in Waukegan; Charged with First Degree Murder

1,974 A male resident of Waukegan has been charged with one count of First Degree Murder connected to the murder a Waukegan woman, Marlyn Cook at her home in September 2019. Following a three-month case […]

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

993 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 […]

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WW Tiguan, Toyota Corolla, Audi Convertible, Nissan Altima: Multiple Stolen Autos in Waukegan and Zion Early Friday Morning

522 Police from Waukegan and Zion responded early Friday morning to multiple reports of stolen autos — likely stolen during cold morning warm-ups. Zion police responded about 4:45 a.m. Friday October 18, 2019 to a […]

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

820 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

108 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 […]