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2 girls arrested after fight at Six Flags Great America

GURNEE, Ill. — Police arrested two girls Friday at Six Flags Great America in north suburban Gurnee.Police were called to the park after a group of more than 15 girls were involved in a fight, shouting and swearing at each other.The fight stemmed from an ongoing disagreement.According to the Chicag

WGNTV.COM - 2018-06-18 13:27:05

Jury Duty Scam Reported In Lake County

GRAYSLAKE, IL -From the 19th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois:On Thursday, June 14, 2018, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court's Jury Commission received notification of several occurrences where individuals had been contacted via telephone by a male identifying himself as a Lake County Deputy Sheriff.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 20:50:01

Five-Year Cancer Survivor from Kenosha Celebrates Life

On Friday, June 8, Carol Gott, a breast cancer survivor from Kenosha, Wisconsin, joined more than 100 fellow five-year cancer survivors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in suburban Chicago for its 30th Annual Celebrate Life® event.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 20:59:21

Stolen Rental Car; Bong Found In BMW; DUI Arrest: LF/LB Blotter

LAKE FOREST, IL — The following information comes from the Lake Forest Police Department and court records as a record of those arrested by police. Readers are reminded that an arrest is not an indication of guilt and criminal charges, which represent merely accusations by the state, are often dropp

PATCH - 2018-06-18 17:12:22

Accused Murderer Of Skokie Student Takes The Stand In Own Defense

SKOKIE, IL — A man accused of murder for setting up a deadly drug deal testified in his own defense Monday. Dzevad Avdic, 23, took the stand on the final day of testimony his trial for the murder of Max Gadau, 17, and the non-fatal shooting of another Niles North High School student.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 01:58:08

Heavy rains cause major flooding in northern suburbs

ZION, Ill. — Three days of scorching heat ended with a soaking rain, and several suburbs are now waking up to flooding.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-06-19 11:15:15

Bill Cosby Honorary Degree Revoked By Northwestern

EVANSTON, IL — Northwestern University trustees voted unanimously Monday to rescind an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby. The board had previously discussed withdrawing Cosby's degree but decided to hold off pending a guilty verdict, according to the university. The 80-year-old former comedian w

PATCH - 2018-06-19 02:59:07

Police Conduct Roadside Safety Check This Weekend

CRYSTAL LAKE-CARY, IL -From the McHenry County Sheriff's Office:The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced today that they will be conducting a joint Roadside Safety Check with the Illinois State Police in Richmond during the weekend of June 22nd, 2018. The use of Roadside Safety Checks combines

PATCH - 2018-06-18 19:42:27

VIDEO: Two girls busted in Six Flags brawl (WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE) - NY Daily News

Officers arrested two girls at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill. (Katie Loisel via Facebook)Two girls were taken into custody after fighting Friday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill.Gurnee Police Department officials responded to a disturbance at the park where a group of more than 15


Police Break Up Large Disturbance at Six Flags

According to police, in-park officers took the girls into custody after they got into a fight on Friday evening. Other incidents also occurred during the melee, and police were forced to break up the large disturbance.


KoenigRubloff Realty Group in Libertyville Packs Meals for Feed My Starving Children - Vernon Hills, IL Patch

Jim Votanek, Vice President and Managing Broker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s Libertyville office, said, “Our office loves volunteering at Feed My Starving Children because of the compassionate work they do on a global scale,” He continued, “We were able to assist i

PATCH - 2018-06-18 15:38:36

Evanston Woman Will Lose Eye From Sucker Punch On CTA Red Line

Derrick McMath, 28, of the 11000 block of South 76 Avenue in Worth, was charged with aggravated battery involving great bodily harm to someone aged 60 or older and retail theft in connection with the two incidents.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 13:55:09

City of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Board will meet June 19.

Here is the agenda provided by the Board:I. Call To Order & Roll CallIi. Topic Of Discussion - Comprehensive Park Master Plan, Presented by Steve Konters, Hitchcock Design GroupIii. Adjournment

LAKECOUNTYGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

City of Waukegan Special Public Safety Committee will meet June 18

B. Motion to authorize the proper City Officials to award the 2017 CDBG Sidewalk Program to D'Land Construction, LLC of Algonquin, IL for a not to exceed amount of $99,500.00. Funds for this project will be charged to CDBG Funds in line item 245 550427636.

LAKECOUNTYGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Governor Pardons School Board Member For Felony Theft In 1981

WAUKEGAN, IL — Gov. Bruce Rauner recently pardoned a District 60 school board member for stealing an air conditioner 37 years ago, the Lake County News-Sun reported. The head lawyer for the Illinois Prisoner Review Board confirmed that Jeff McBride was among five people whose petitions for pardons w


Woman accused of striking three with SUV after domestic dispute in Waukegan

A domestic dispute in Waukegan resulted in a 2-year-old boy's being airlifted to the hospital and left two others injured after, police say, a Chicago woman struck the three victims with her sport-utility vehicle.On Tuesday, police in Waukegan responded to reports of a fight at a home on the 500 blo


Gurnee Woman Killed In Moped Accident in Door County

GURNEE, IL – A 57-year-old Gurnee woman was killed Wednesday night when the moped she was riding on in Door County, Wis., collided with a sports utility vehicle, authorities said. The collision occurred at about 7:49 p.m. at the intersection of Mathey Road and West Whitefish Bay Road in the township


Woman Forged Pair Of Checks; Driver Drunk In 2-Car Crash: Blotter

NORTHBROOK, IL — The following information comes from the Northbrook Police Department as a record of incidents reported to the police and those arrested on criminal charges, which merely represent accusations by the state and are often dropped or reduced. Just because someone gets arrested does not


Woman rear-ended, robbed at gunpoint in Waukegan

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) --A woman was robbed at gunpoint after her car was rear-ended in Waukegan Wednesday.Police said the woman was driving her white Nissan in the 1800 block of Belvidere Road at approximately 11 a.m. when she was rear-ended by a dark colored vehicle.The driver then got out of his ca


New Lake County jail class inspires incarcerated fathers

Alex Espinoza is a Lake County jail inmate, held on $1 million bail on charges, accused of being a fugitive from justice and resisting a peace officer, but he has big plans after his release."I want to do better this time," Espinoza, 23, told a roomful of fellow inmates. "I want to do better for my