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Police Search For Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Waukegan

Adrian Gonzalez, 21, was taken to Vista Hospital in Waukegan suffering “major head trauma,” police said. Gonzalez died of those injuries on Thursday.

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Waukegan Man Charged With Child Solicitation

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.

12/06/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Alderman Calls Teachers “Lazy” For Not Removing Strike Ribbons

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.

12/03/2014

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Man Charged With Shooting At Waukegan Police Officers

A man has been charged with shooting at two police officers more than a week ago in north suburban Waukegan.

12/01/2014

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Waukegan Athletes Will Scrimmage This Weekend, For Old Time’s Sake

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.

11/07/2014

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Judge Upholds Sentence For Convicted Waukegan Rapist

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.

10/31/2014

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State Intervenes In Waukegan Teachers Strike

The chairman of the state’s board of education says he’ll stay with negotiators until a new contract is hammered out.

10/29/2014

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Waukegan School Board Adjourns Meeting Amid Parent Anger

School officials say the audience would not come to order, making an open discussion impossible.

10/28/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues

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.

10/27/2014

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Negotiators In Waukegan Teachers Strike Won’t Resume Talking Until Monday

Negotiators will take the weekend off in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60, and Monday classes have been cancelled.

10/24/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Schools Won’t Open Immediately, Even If Teachers Strike Ends: Officials

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.

10/23/2014

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Still No Resolution In Waukegan As Teachers Strike Takes Toll On Community

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.

10/22/2014

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No School Wednesday In Waukegan As Teachers Strike Continues

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.

10/21/2014

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No School Tuesday For Waukegan Students As Teacher Strike Continues

There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.

10/19/2014

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Talks Break Down Between Waukegan School District, Teachers

The Waukegan teachers strike drags on and is now approaching the two week mark.

10/15/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues Wednesday

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.

10/14/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Deal To End Waukegan Teachers Strike May Be Near

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.”

10/10/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

No School Friday For Waukegan School District Where Teachers Are Striking

Labor negotiations resumed Thursday night following an angry exchange of accusations in the six-day-old strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60 schools.

10/09/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Strike To Continue Thursday

A strike by Waukegan teachers will continue for a sixth say as the school district confirms schools will be closed again on Thursday.

10/08/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues; Threat Looms In Hinsdale

A teachers strike in Waukegan continued this week after negotiations failed to yield an agreement with the school district.

10/06/2014

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