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One Dead, One Wounded In North Chicago ShootingAbout 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired and a person down in the 1400 block of Hervey Avenue, according to North Chicago police. Anthony A. Sosa, 23, of Waukegan, was found shot and was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Lake County Group Gearing Up To Fight Homeless PlanA group of Lake County residents has formed a community organization, and begun pooling money, to fight a plan to move chronically homeless people suffering from mental illnesses to a residential neighborhood near Lake Zurich.
Teenager Killed While Checking Damage From North Chicago CrashA vehicle fatally struck a north suburban teenager Monday in North Chicago after the boy’s vehicle hit a median and he got out to look at the damage.
Police Conduct Manhunt After 3 Shot In North ChicagoTwo of the men, who were shot in an alley behind 22nd Street and Hervey Avenue in North Chicago about 10:30 a.m., were being treated for minor wounds at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan, officials said. A third victim was in stable condition at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
Inmate Hopes DNA Tests Will Exonerate Him In North Chicago MurderForensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
In First Month On The Job, Officer Saves Baby In North ChicagoLogan Dreyer insisted he's not a hero, saying "I was just doing my job;" although he said helping save the baby was "the best feeling I've ever felt in my life."
Condo Residents: State Wetlands Project Has Caused FloodingThese aren't the wetlands the North Chicago residents imagined: cars under water, condominiums flooded and a major mess to clean up after storms May 13. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Ex-Cop, Son Convicted Of Killing Elder Man's GirlfriendDevin Bickham Sr., 42; and Devin Bickham Jr., 23, were convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Chervon Alexander, 29, of Chicago, who was fatally shot while sitting in a car in River Forest on July 11, 2011.
Monday's Storms Leave Homes And Roads FloodedHeavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.
North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug CaseA North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.
Former North Chicago Cop Gets 10 years For Fatal Wrong-Way DUI CrashProsecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.
North Chicago Boy Found Dead Was Trying To ‘Do Better’The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career.