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St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville (left) and Islamic Foundation North in Waukegan (right) both were vandalized Sunday night with the same smiley face and hateful message. (Credit: Facebook)

Mosque, Greek Church Vandalized In North Suburbs

Leaders of a north suburban mosque and a nearby Greek Orthodox church stood in solidarity Wednesday, after their houses of worship were vandalized over the weekend.


Antonio Tucker, Kantrall Brumfeld, Monchello Tucker. (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Women Followed Home From Wal-Mart, Robbed

Over a span of four days last week, four women were followed home from a north suburban Walmart and robbed at gunpoint, but police say they have caught the perpetrators.


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Man Gets 110 Years For 2007 Murder Of Store Clerk

Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.


Police in Waukegan have released this image of a vehicle that is believed to have been involved in a rape. (Waukegan Police)

Waukegan Authorities Release Image Of SUV In Rape Case

Police in north suburban Waukegan are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl last Thursday.


Andre Sharkey (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Man Charged With Killing Infant Son

Andre Sharkey, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his 2-month-old son, who died Saturday at a north suburban hospital.


Jose Horta (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Jury Selection Begins In Torture Murder Trial

Following somewhat of a rocky start Monday, the murder trial of Jose Horta of Waukegan, charged in connection with the July 2011 grisly torture murder of 27-year-old Waukegan resident David Campell, got under way.


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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.


Uline in Waukegan. (CBS)

Suit: Manager Groped, Assaulted Employees At Waukegan Plant

Former co-workers Allen Fuesting and Laurie Garza describe a climate of sexual harassment and hostility at Waukegan’s Uline plant. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlove reports.


Danny Blalock (Waukegan Police Department)

Waukegan Man Used Toys To Pose As Cop, Rob Victims: Police

A north suburban man arrested during a drug raid at his home was later identified as the suspect who was using toys to pose as a police officer and rob people.


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Former Lake County Store Clerk Testifies At Check ’n Go Murder Trial

A former clerk from Ma & Pa’s Corner Store in Beach Park gave dramatic testimony Wednesday that Montago Suggs, currently on trial for the shooting death of a Waukegan store clerk, pointed a gun at his head and tried to shoot him, but the gun did not fire.


Donald Palmer (Waukegan Police)

Parolee Charged In Waukegan Home Barricade

A man on parole was charged after he barricaded himself inside a three-story apartment building Friday morning after a dispute with a woman.


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Some Waukegan Schools Placed On Lockdown During Police Standoff

Schools were placed on lock down in Waukegan on Friday afternoon after police received reports of a possibly armed man who had barricaded himself inside a home.


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Evidence Of Stolen Car To Be Allowed At 2007 Murder Trial

A defense motion to exclude portions of an interrogation in which Suggs admits to stealing a car to escape the murder scene, and other statements in which says he has stolen other cars, was denied Monday


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Waterspouts Spotted Over Lake Michigan

Police in Kenosha, Wis. reported a large water spout over Lake Michigan on Thursday.


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School Bus Backs Into Waukegan Home

The renters at a north suburban Waukegan home are probably wondering if there is a jinx of some sort.


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Man Charged With Killing Friend At Waukegan Hotel

Kevin Curtis, 26, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Blum, 19.


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Waukegan Woman Found Murdered In Her Home

A well-being check on a 28-year-old north suburban woman led to the discovery of her murder by police on Sunday night.


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Waukegan Women Attacked By Pellet/BB Gun Shooter

Waukegan Police are looking for someone who’s been shooting BBs or pellets at women on the street.


Jereme Richmond (Credit: Lake County)

Former Illini Basketball Player Convicted Of Threatening Probation Officer

The harassment charges resulted from alleged verbal threats and shooting gestures Jereme Richmond made after he became upset when his probation officer wouldn’t let him take a make-up drug test instead of requiring him to appear in cour


Jose M. Mendez, 31 (Waukegan Police)

Police: Tire-Tampering Suspect Who Targeted Women Turns Self In

Jose M. Mendez turned himself in to Waukegan police Thursday morning after he saw images of his pickup truck in news stories, authorities said. He allegedly admitted to detectives that he had used a special tool to loosen stems inside tire valves in as many as five incidents in June and July.