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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

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

Waukegan Teachers Strike Enters Second Day

Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 said in a message on its website that there would be no classes on Friday. Teachers went on strike Thursday morning after the district and the Lake County Federation of Teachers failed to come to terms on a contract.

10/03/2014

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

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues Into Friday

Teachers in one of the state’s largest school districts have gone on strike, after contract talks stalled in north suburban Waukegan.

10/02/2014

A Kenosha motorist got a surprise recently when he pulled into the Waukegan train station. (Sun-Times Media Wire)

Motorist Arriving At Train Station Finds Coyote Wedged In Bumper

Kenosha resident Mark Armour told police he thought he hit something on his way to work. He did.

09/29/2014

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Latest Lake County Courthouse Firing: Guard Allegedly Steals Cash At Security Checkpoint

Niktia McClain, 28, of Waukegan was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 24, after allegedly stealing money from a person who was passing through courthouse security.

09/26/2014

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Official Raising Money To Bury 11-Year-Old Waukegan Child Abuse Victim

An 11-year-old victim of child abuse dies and to make this story even sadder, there’s not enough money to bury the child.

09/23/2014

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Waukegan ‘Spiritual Healer’ Apparently Leaves Town After Scamming People Out Of Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars

Waukegan Police say a woman who advertised herself as a spiritual healer has apparently skipped town – after scamming people out of tens of thousands of dollars.

09/09/2014

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Tragic Details Of Girl’s Death Shock Neighbors, Police

CHICAGO (STMW) — While a north suburban neighborhood remained in shock Monday over the death of an 11-year-old girl, some neighbors also expressed surprise to learn that Raasania Coley had been living on their block. […]

09/09/2014

Nicolette Lawrence. (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Waukegan Woman Charged With Murdering Daughter

A mother has been charged with the murder of her 11-year-old daughter in Waukegan.

09/07/2014

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Woman Found Dead In Waukegan Forest Preserve

The body of a 52-year-old Waukegan woman was found in the Lyons Woods Forest Preserve on the northeast side of Waukegan this past Wednesday, and authorities are waiting for toxicology tests to determine the cause of death.

08/03/2014

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Homeless Man Charged With Entering Apartment, Fondling Sleeping Woman

Lilau Moreno-Tepecha allegedly entered the apartment of a 25-year-old woman through an unlocked door on Sunday in Waukegan, and touched her while she was sleeping, but she was able to get out of the room, grab her young child, leave the apartment and give police a description, police said.

07/21/2014

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Judge Upholds 59-Year Sentence In Torture-Murder Case

A defense attorney for Jose Horta, 21, had argued that his client’s sentence stood out as unusually harsh in comparison with other defendants convicted in the case.

07/18/2014

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