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  • Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois

     Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois
    During an interrogation that stretched for more than 24 hours, James Edwards confessed to three murders, Waukegan detectives said, enough to make him a serial killer. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in two of the slayings — the...
  • Former U. of I. basketball standout guilty of harassing witness

    Former U. of I. basketball standout guilty of harassing witness
    Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said.  Check back for updates.
  • Former U. of I. basketball star guilty of harassing witness

    Former U. of I. basketball star guilty of harassing witness
    Former Waukegan and Illinois basketball star Jereme Richmond was found guilty Thursday of harassment of a witness in connection with a dispute with his probation officer, his attorney Lawrence Wade said. Check back for updates.
  • Monk charged with trying to lure girls released on bond

    Monk charged with trying to lure girls released on bond
    A judge set bail today at $50,000 for a long-time Benedictine monk accused of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl in far north suburban Antioch this week.   Thomas M. Chmura, 57, of the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake, Wis., appeared in Lake...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff

    Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff
    A 37-year-old man wanted on a warrant for a shooting and on parole for robbery has been charged after he holed himself up in his home prompting authorities to release gas into the building in a failed attempt to make him come out on his own after a nearly...
  • Best Chicago stores for camping gear

    Best Chicago stores for camping gear
    It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch. The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
  • Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois

    Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois
    Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library. Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he...
  • Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion

    Waukegan man killed in Aldi parking lot in Zion
    A man was shot to death in a parking lot in Zion, according to police. Police said they responded about 4:35 p.m. Thursday to a 911 call for shots fired in the Aldi store parking lot in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road. Police found “a single...
  • Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures

    Midway Airport gets reprieve from overnight tower closures
    Midway Airport has received a reprieve from possible overnight closures of its air-traffic control tower, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Wednesday that 72 airports, including Midway,...
  • Renewed gambling expansion push picks up steam

    Renewed gambling expansion push picks up steam
    SPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved. Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...