Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found by a passerby at a Waukegan intersection.
Police responded around 1:10 a.m. to Bueno’s Bar at the intersection of Franklin Street and North Avenue, where 33-year-old Elpidia Munoz-Garcia had been shot in the face. Munoz-Garcia, a mother of two and co-owner of the bar, later was pronounced dead.
Those three words have become a rallying cry for protests across the country. A north suburban woman says those words should belong to her, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Adrian Gonzalez, 21, was taken to Vista Hospital in Waukegan suffering “major head trauma,” police said. Gonzalez died of those injuries on Thursday.
A Waukegan man has been charged with child solicitation after contacting someone who he thought was a 14-year-old boy and trying to meet him for sexual acts.
More than a month after a month-long teachers strike in Waukegan, tempers were still flaring at a City Council meeting, with one alderman calling teachers “lazy” for not removing solidarity ribbons they placed around Waukegan during their walkout.
A man has been charged with shooting at two police officers more than a week ago in north suburban Waukegan.
Seniors lost out on making many memories during the recent Waukegan teachers strike. Now the schools are trying to make up for that, WBBM Newsradio’s Cisco Cotto reports.
A defense attorney tried unsuccessfully Thursday to convince a Lake County judge to reduce the sentence given to a Zion man convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman at a Waukegan party last December.
The chairman of the state’s board of education says he’ll stay with negotiators until a new contract is hammered out.
School officials say the audience would not come to order, making an open discussion impossible.
Talks aimed at ending the strike, which began Oct. 2, adjourned shortly after 7 p.m. Monday night after starting at 10 a.m. Talks are set to continue again Tuesday morning.
Negotiators will take the weekend off in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60, and Monday classes have been cancelled.
The first stumbling block is food. Federal law requires the district to have milk on hand for all 17,000 students, along with nutritious food.
17,000 students in the Waukegan area are on extended vacation because of teachers strike that’s almost three weeks old. Both sides resumed negotiations Wednesday at noon, the school district said in a press release.
Talks between the Waukegan school district and teachers ended without a deal Tuesday night in an attempt to end the nearly three-week-old strike. The school district says school has been cancelled Wednesday.
There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.
The Waukegan teachers strike drags on and is now approaching the two week mark.
Classes are canceled Wednesday, for a 10th day in Waukegan District 60, even as negotiations resumed in an attempt to reach tentative agreement on a new contract.
Talks went so well Friday that the two sides issued a joint statement in which they said “the sides were able to reach tentative agreements on several significant issues.”