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See Inside the New Great Wolf Lodge Resort in Gurnee
The water park, adventure park, arcade and hotel has already started taking reservations after testing the facility with 200 families last week.
Police: Suspects in Kenosha theft thought to be same in similar Racine incident
Police say a group of four women went to the 52nd Street Quick Stop in Kenosha on May 26. Three of the suspects distracted employees while the fourth went into the stock room, pried the door to the office and took about $2,600 in cash.
Man pleads not guilty to weapons charges in Lake County police confrontations
An Antioch Township man who authorities say was involved in multiple confrontations with police in Gurnee and Antioch pleaded not guilty to weapons violations Thursday.Jordan J. Huff, 37, faces up to seven years in prison if found guilty on charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, Lake County
Missing: Kenosha police need your help in search for 15-year-old Jessica Griffey
Jessica GriffeyKENOSHA — Authorities are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl from Kenosha.Jessica Griffey was last seen on June 10 — and officials say she may be traveling to Milwaukee.She is described as standing 5’0″ tall and weighing 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
Next Steps For Gliniewicz Pension Argued, Legal Schedule Set Up
FOX LAKE, IL – The widow of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz could receive between $50,000 to $70,000 annually from her late husband's pension but first, lawyers for the village of Fox Lake and Melodie Gliniewicz and the Fox Lake Pension Board will meet several times in coming months to argue the exact amount she
News briefs for Friday: Famly seeking missing teenager
Family seeking missing teenagerThe family of a Kenosha teenager is seeking information on his current whereabouts.Donovan Smith, 17, of Kenosha, was last seen on June 12, 2018. He is 5'7" and approximately 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing black jeans, a navy blue T-shirt with some type of print
Sturtevant man arrested after girlfriend allegedly finds child pornography on his PlayStation
Darrell Sykes, 52, is accused of saving over 600 images of child pornography on storage drives.
Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, Illinois - June 2018
Grayslake Central High School is a 9-12 school in District 127, and is located at 400 N Lake Street in Grayslake, Illinois. There are currently 162 homes for sale ranging from $25,000 to $8,275,000.
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
Traffic alert: Vehicle fire closes all lanes of I-41 northbound near Mount Pleasant
Photo shows what appears to be a car hauler on fire on I-41/94 NB near Kraut Road -- near Racine (PHOTO: Jason L.)RACINE COUNTY — A vehicle fire has closed all northbound lanes of I-41 in Racine County on Tuesday afternoon, June 19. The incident is happening near Kraut Road in Mount Pleasant.Accordi
“The whole ceiling fell down:” Racine mom shields son when piece of ceiling collapses during Monday's storm
“A piece of the ceiling cracked out when I saw that I threw my phone, grabbed my son, went under the table like a tornado duck and cover so I could protect him,” said Vana.
Salmonella outbreak tied to melons sold at Costco stores
Wisconsin residents are being warned about a Salmonella outbreak, linked to melons sold at Costco stores, that’s sickened at least 60 people in four states.
Woman charged with neglecting grandson
When no one answered the door to the apartment on the 8500 block of 32nd Avenue, the landlord opened the door for police. Officers found Rasa Johnson inside, her grandson nearby. Johnson was given placement of the grandson because his parents were unable to care for him, according to the complaint.
Northbrook Village Attorney Named Bar Association President
Steven M. Elrod, the village attorney for Northbrook, will take over the the association's presidency at its annual meeting Thursday. Outgoing President Judge Thomas R. Mulroy will pass the Lincoln Gavel of leadership to Elrod, executive partner of the Chicago office of Holland & Knight who also rep
Prosecutors: Kenosha grandmother couldn’t say when she last fed, changed 2-year-old grandson
According to police, Johnson’s husband could not get in touch with her, and knew she took care of her grandson at a Kenosha apartment. Performing a welfare check, authorities went inside — and prosecutors say Johnson “appeared intoxicated” and “not capable” of caring for the child.
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.
County Board puts "dark stores" loopholes on November ballot
The Kenosha County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved putting an advisory referendum on the November ballot calling on state lawmakers to close “dark stores" tax loopholes.The yes-or-no question reads:"Should the state legislature enact proposed legislation that closes the dark store loopholes, w
County remains quiet about court commissioner's departure
David Berman, who resigned from his position as court commissioner last week, listens as Chrystul Kizer appears in his courtroom on June 11, 2018.KENOSHA NEWS PHOTO BY BRIAN PASSINO
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.
Racine man arrested after climbing balcony, telling 12-year-old child he was looking for a party
The man, later identified as Blair, allegedly climbed up the balcony and made contact with a 12-year-old girl. He allegedly said, "Hey, my friend told me to follow the music because there is a party going on."