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Gurnee police released this sketch of a woman who attacked another woman in a parking lot. (Credit: Gurnee Police Department)

Gurnee Attacker Bites, Punches Victim In Parking Lot

Police are looking for a woman who forced her way into another woman’s car at a north suburban Sears parking lot last weekend, then robbed the victim after punching and biting her.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Taylor Mae Stinchcomb and her dog.  (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Services Set For Girl Who Died In Crash With Sick Dog

Funeral services will be Saturday for Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, the 15-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic crash near Grayslake, which also took the life of her sick dog.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Abraham Lincoln

College Student Discovers Legal Documents Written By Lincoln

A college student from Gurnee has quite a story to tell about what he is doing over his summer vacation.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Village Of Gurnee Immunizes Trees Against Emerald Ash Borer

Far north suburban Gurnee is taking on the tree-killing emerald ash borer.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Alejandro Alvarez, Carina Crios (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Couple Attempts To Drive Off With Booted Car Near Great America

A couple who spent the day at Six Flags Great America also got to spend some time with police after trying to drive away after their car had been booted for illegal parking, police said.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2011

Gurnee Police Patch (Credit: Gurnee Police Department Website)

Man Charged With Sexual Assault After A Home Visit

An Indiana man has been charged with criminal sexual assault after a Gurnee woman said she awoke to find him on top of her, police said Tuesday.

06/07/2011

Someone stole Marlon Tapang's wheelchair from outside his Gurnee home. (CBS)

Scrappers Suspected Of Stealing Teen’s Wheelchair

Police believe scrappers, people who cruise areas when it is garbage day and pick up metal, may have been the ones who stole a teen’s wheelchair.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Someone stole Marlon Tapang's wheelchair from outside his Gurnee home. (CBS)

Gurnee Student’s Wheelchair Stolen

Marlon Tapang has cerebral palsy and relied on his wheelchair for greater mobility. But someone stole his chair last week, CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.

05/23/2011

Arthur Olvera (Credit: Gurnee Police Department)

Man Arrested For Trying To Bring Gun Into Great America

A 20-year-old northwest Indiana man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly tried to enter the Six Flags Great America amusement park with a loaded .40 caliber handgun.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee (Photo From Gurnee Police)

Treatment Until Trial For Sex Toy-Wielding Gurnee Woman

The Gurnee woman accused of attacking a police officer with a sex toy was accepted into a chemical dependency treatment program Friday, according to Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Scott Turk.

02/26/2011

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Freight Train Derails In Gurnee

Nobody was injured when 10 freight cars derailed Sunday morning in north suburban Gurnee.

02/20/2011

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America To Hold Job Fair

If you’re looking for a summer job, and amusement parks are up your alley, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

File Photo Of A Facebook Page  (Photo Illustration by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Teen Threatened By Classmates Over Facebook Page

A north suburban high school student was threatened by classmates and notified police after being accused of creating a Facebook page that disclosed the alleged drug usage and sex history of several classmates.

01/14/2011

Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee (Photo From Gurnee Police)

Woman Accused Of Threatening Cop With Sex Toy Now In Jail

A north suburban woman accused of threatening an officer with a sex toy last month is behind bars after being ordered held on $10,000 bond on Wednesday for failing to appear in court last week.

12/29/2010

Santa At 900 Shops

Gurnee Shop: ‘No Appointment, No Sitting On Santa’s Lap’

A Hawthorn Woods man says bureaucratic red tape kept his 5-year-old son from a visit with Santa Claus at Bass Pro Shop in Gurnee.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

Christmas Presents (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Man Robbed Of Christmas Gifts In Suburban Parking Lot

A man was robbed at knifepoint of more than $2,000 worth of holiday gifts in a shopping center parking lot in the north suburbs.

12/15/2010

Winter Weekends

Best Winter Getaways For Chicago Families

Sometimes, all a family needs is a little change of scenery to renew their spirits during the dreary Chicago winter. While we all don’t have the time, funds or energy to hop on a plane to somewhere tropical, many families do have the means {and desire} to pack up the kiddos and head out of town for the weekend.

11/29/2010

Gurnee Display

Local Student Creates Holiday Display For A Good Cause

The city Christmas tree is not the only sign that the holiday season is here. For the third year, as CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, there’s a spectacle to behold in Gurnee.

CBS 2–11/24/2010

Margaret Stanczak

Missing Gurnee Woman Found In Chicago

A woman who was reported missing from Gurnee woman and who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease was found safe in Chicago by a Good Samaritan, police said.

11/14/2010

Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee (Photo From Gurnee Police)

Police: Woman Threatened Cop With Sex Toy

A northwest suburban woman was charged Wednesday after she allegedly threatening an officer with what police called a “rigid female pleasure device.”

11/10/2010

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